Today’s grads enter a cultural climate that preaches the self as the center of a...– It’s Not About You - NYTimes.com I want to quote this entire article, but this paragraph should suffice for now.
People are frameworks
When I was younger, I had a distinct black and white view of the world. People had either “made it,” or hadn’t. People were either happy, or they weren’t. In terminology most relevant to me, I thought of people as products: some were being built, some polished, and some had made it to the market, now feverishly looking for their next buyer. I’ve come to a...
The bad thing of war is, that it makes more evil people than it can take away.– Immanuel Kant (via chzane)