“Self-estrangement is inherent in the fetishism of appearance.”
The Status Panic / White Collar

plenty of time — we just aren’t using it right

newyorker:

Can we ever become cheerful taxpayers? Benjamin Soskis on the gap between charity and taxation: http://nyr.kr/1m7X92u

“Americans now pay a smaller share of their income in taxes than nearly any other wealthy Western nation, while taxes as a share of G.D.P. stand at fifty-year lows. At…

really trying not to get ahead of myself but whenever I have a free moment like walking down the street or trying to fall asleep I inevitably think about this girl.

come on brain, don’t fuck this up. can’t be thinking about her all the time or I’ll overthink things and do stupid shit.