Is it closed minded to reject bad ideas and disingenuous arguments? Is there really any merit in sickening and hateful rhetoric that reduces lived experiences and historical legacies to "whiny snowflakes"?
Is it weird to be obsessed with not fitting in? The question used to take up most of my brain, especially before my autism diagnosis. I had hostile feelings towards people who seemed happy being different, and spent a lot of time analysing and resenting people who effortlessly made friends and connections. I used to … Continue reading Why You Don’t Fit In With People
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Amidst growing frustrations with a racist world it was a cathartic moment for many. Yet this historic and symbolic moment was not overwhelmingly supported.
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During their lifetimes, they rose to impossible levels of fame, made millions, wowed hordes of adoring fans, and starred in roles that would define generations. Yet they too had messy, ugly realities.
Apologies. Due to a pesky migraine I wasn't able to post today. Instead, check out what I'm planning for the next three weeks:
I can't help but feel Piers might benefit from this wash of support. Doing something for the good of could have a positive effect on the chronically-corrosive journo.
People online can be really mean, and it's weird because they're just a human trying their best. They're probably not feeling great, and they're not trying to spare your feelings or their reputation. Yet even with compassion, it's still hard to comprehend why people can be so mean online.
On Mondays, we feel inadequate.
We feel like a failure because we're turning up at our "stop-gap" job yet again.
We feel like a failure because we didn't get everything done we wanted to.
We feel like life is passing us by whilst we endlessly fail to achieve the changes we dream of.