In a world where every locksmith is a pick-pocket, pick-pockets pick picks from pick-pockets’ pick pockets.
Random, I like it.
I’m 5ft 7” methinks, but I haven’t measured in a couple of years.
Most people would rather die than think; many do.
Bertrand Russell: The ABC of Relativity
The painting showed a hairless, oppressed creature with a head like an inverted pear, its hands clapped in horror to its ears, its mouth open in a vast, soundless scream. Twisted ripples of the creature’s torment, echoes of its cry, flooded out into the air surrounding it; the man or woman, whichever it was, had become contained by its own howl. It had covered its ears against its own sound. The creature stood on a bridge and no one else was present; the creature screamed in isolation. Cut off by - or despite - its outcry.
When you feel perpetually unmotivated, you start questioning your existence in an unhealthy way; everything becomes a pseudo intellectual question you have no interest in responding whatsoever. This whole process becomes your very skin and it does not merely affect you; it actually defines you. So, you see yourself as a shadowy figure unworthy of developing interest, unworthy of wondering about the world - profoundly unworthy in every sense and deeply absent in your very presence.
The most arbitrary of decisions are oftentimes the most important.
if anyone outside of britain ever questions how seriously we take the great british bake off just know that this week a guy went out because he threw his baked alaska in the bin because another baker took it out of the freezer and left it on the side and it melted and then he walked up to the judges with said bin and just put it in front of them and i’ve nEVER BEEN SO STRESSED IT WAS INTENSE