On six californias →
What do you think of the proposition to make six Californias?
The aren’t six Californias. There are three — Southern, Central, and Northern — and they fucking hate each other. Everyone knows this.
We’ve got an assfull of insufferable dotcom capitalists to the north, a herd of shit-kicking…
"There is no such thing as a good influence. Because to influence a person is to give him one’s own soul. He does not think his natural thoughts, or burn with his natural passions. His virtures are not real to him. His sins, if there are such thing as sins, are borrowed. He becomes an echo of someone else’s music, an actor of a part that has not been written for him."
"We toil after goals, most of them—indeed every single one of them—of transitory significance and, having gained one of them, we immediately set forth for the next, as if that one had never been, with this next one being essentially more of the same. Look at a busy street any day, and observe the throng going hither and thither. To what? Some office or shop, where the same things will be done today as were done yesterday, and are done now so they may be repeated tomorrow…"
The University of Chicago
Here’s a little spring to keep you guys warm even though Monday’s windchill will make corpsicles of us all…