You keep telling me to be glad for what we had while we had it.
I always remember this great response of an English professor. The freshman asked, how long should the term paper be? And he said, “Like a lady’s skirt, long enough to cover the subject, short enough to be interesting.
Anne Morrow Lindberg, Girl from the Sea
It’s amazing that in 1969 we as a society managed to put a man on the moon and yet we still can’t get a wheelchair user from one railway station to another nearly 50 years later. You have to come to the conclusion that it is a lack of will to create a more accessible world, not lack of technology or design skills.
Don’t ever put your happiness in someone else’s hands. They’ll drop it. They’ll drop it everytime.
Dr. Caroline Heldman is a professor of politics specializing in issues of media, gender, and race in the US. Her talk, “The sexy lie” takes on issues of gender-based expectations and sexual objectification. Watch the entire talk below:
I didn’t want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that’s really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you’re so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.
Things aren’t all so tangible and sayable as people would usually have us believe; most experiences are unsayable, they happen in a space that no word has ever entered, and more unsayable than all other things are works of art, those mysterious existences, whose life endures beside our own small, transitory life.
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