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'There's a point, around age twenty,' [he] said, 'when you have to choose whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life, or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.'
by Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed.
I saw the peculiar way America creeps up on you if you don’t have anything,” he told me. “It’s never rude. It’s just, Yes, you do have to work 14 hours. And yes, you do have to ride the bus home. You’re now the father of two and you will work in that cubicle or you will be dishonored. Suddenly the universe was laden with moral import, and I could intensely feel the limits of my own power. We didn’t have the money, and I could see that in order for me to get this much money, I would have to work for this many more years. It was all laid out in front of me, and suddenly absurdism wasn’t an intellectual abstraction, it was actually realism. You could see the way that wealth was begetting wealth, wealth was begetting comfort — and that the cumulative effect of an absence of wealth was the erosion of grace.
by That same George Saunders piece
pizzzatime:

flrscnt: Maríaiguana. 
Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.
by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance

tantor asked: Just spent half my night reinstalling sims 3

life is just one big sims 3 and we;re all sims truying to get by

spring2000:

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