Polaroid Roman Photo - Ruth
Great minimal wave album.
(Source: post-punker)379 listens
On this view, the concept of human nature is simply a way of keeping us politically in our place. It suggests that human beings are feeble, corrupt, self-interested creatures; that this remains unaltered throughout history; and that it is the rock on which any attempt at radical change will come…
“I detest the masculine point of view. I am bored by his heroism, virtue, and honour. I think the best these men can do is not talk about themselves anymore.”— Virginia Woolf
Being together with someone who looks like young Bobby Gillespie is no good because when you break up you can’t look at the pictures of Bobby Gillespie without wanting to punch him in the face
There’s that particular type of intense friendship that you can only develop with someone in your teens or rarely in your early twenties when because you don’t have social life (career or university education) yet, you depend on each other so much you become inseparable and eventually you start to hate each other for that dependancy. But in a way hate and jealousy fuel the friendship until it reaches its apogee and breaks it up.
'What if our own interest, as we construe it, consists of refusing what others want of us? … Individualism as a value includes the right to screw yourself up.'
Can Dostoevsky Still Kick You in the Gut?
New Yorker article by David Denby