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Amen. [Apr. 21st, 2011|06:00 pm]
 ""The big lie about capitalism is that everyone can be rich. That’s impossible. Capitalism works only if the vast majority of the population are kept poor enough to never quit working, are kept poor enough to accept distasteful jobs society cannot function without. If everyone were a millionaire, who would empty the trash or repair the sewers? It follows that the poorer the general population is made, the greater the worth of the money held by the wealthy, in terms of the lives which may be bought and sold with it."

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eyes [Apr. 21st, 2011|05:36 pm]
“As girls come of age sexually, the culture gives them impossibly contradictory messages…. Somehow girls are supposed to be innocent and seductive, virginal and experienced, all at the same time. As they quickly learn, this is tricky. Females have long been divided into virgins and whores, of course. What is new is that girls are now supposed to embody both within themselves. This is symbolic of the central contradiction of the culture—we must work hard and produce and achieve success and yet, at the same time, we are encouraged to live impulsively, spend a lot of money, and be constantly and immediately gratified. This tension is reflected in our attitudes toward many things, including sex and eating. Girls are promised fulfillment both through being thin and through eating rich foods, just as they are promised fulfillment through being innocent and virginal and through wild and impulsive sex…. The emphasis for girls and women is always on being desirable, not on experiencing desire…. advertisers can’t conceive of a kind of power that isn’t manipulative and exploitive or a way that women can be actively sexual without being like traditional men…. A young woman seems to have only two choices: She can bury her sexual self, be a ‘good girl,’ give in to what Carol Gilligan terms ‘the tyranny of nice and kind’ (and numb the pain by overeating or starving or cutting herself or drinking heavily). Or she can become a rebel—flaunt her sexuality, seduce inappropriate partners, smoke, drink flamboyantly, use other drugs. Both of these responses are self-destructive, but they begin as an attempt to survive, not to self-destruct.”

Love this.
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Girded with the belt of [Feb. 10th, 2011|12:03 am]
I miss the United States. 
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keep breathing dreams [Oct. 9th, 2010|10:53 am]
 Anywhere else, but here.
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(no subject) [Sep. 29th, 2010|08:20 pm]
maybe at the end of the day, there is really no one but you, just you alone.

instead of finding someone to feel the same as you do, to seek refuge, to take comfort in, to feel loved, look deep down within oneself to feel calm.

but there is nothing. nothing.
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Last. Week. [Aug. 3rd, 2010|03:57 pm]

Sometimes the words cannot find you

Crumpled sheets with the white hue

Blue skies white clouds morning dew

Clasped hands warm hearts through

Broken-winged,  they flew.

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People in the City [Jul. 23rd, 2010|01:23 pm]
People in the city
No, they don't walk
Their legs detached from their torsos
Their torsos detached from their minds
Their minds detached from their hearts.

Just keep walking.
Where are they going?
Ask no questions, they say.

You'll know when you get there.
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Moratorium [Jul. 19th, 2010|10:37 am]
There is so much sadness, pain, unresolved tension, unspoken words, dry, wet, tears in man.

It is a huge mess of sadness. 
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just for laughs [Apr. 13th, 2010|11:59 pm]
 Was watching dance videos, came across this high school cheerleading team's. So provocative! Lol-ed at the comments, especially this one:

"The U.S. might be 12th or 15th in the world for public math education, but we're clearly first in the world with the public stripper school curriculum."


"What's the pregnancy rate of that school. or even better abortion rate."

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just for laughs [Feb. 25th, 2010|10:27 am]
Me: so you have a girlfriend now huh? mom told me you were in a hurry to return to your hostel.
Lil bro: I'm a chick repellent.

He has a shirt that says, "chick magnet".

Last week, in one of my prof's slides, I saw, "plagerization". Today, I saw, "definations".

And I thought my concocted word, "shrinkled" was bad enough.
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