Life is the original Kobayashi Maru. I have enough evidence to prove that no-win situations exist.
We have no business going into space if we haven’t figured out a cure for depression. Honestly, I would think that, once the cool factor wore off, existing in a boundless expanse of nothingness would only magnify feelings of insignificance, loneliness, and emptiness.
Day 2 – Kujichagulia – On this day we pledge to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves.
There are no Kwanzaa presents. Yet, in the spirit of defining myself, I buy a bottle of grapefruit tequila, a new sweatshirt, a recliner for my bedroom, a new book. I am determined to cultivate a tiny corner of comfort for myself.
“‘He who leads must also follow.’ That’s true, but I don’t have to follow a stupid leader.”
“Never trust someone’s option if they don’t know anything.”
So… Apparently, “In the same way that everyone else does” is not the right thing to say when the doctor asks if you ever think about hurting yourself.
“We live in a world of rice made from chickpeas. The sky is the limit.”
I’m so tired of being poor and unimportant.
“I could be so much better if I could only bring myself to care.”
“He’s out there living his life, and I’m over here stress-eating jicama.”