S: i was telling A today that
S: i don’t know how to make girl friends
E: welll i suppose you dont enjoy discussing vapid things eg shoppings etc
|V:||cute people are evil probably|
- when you talk to people make sure you’re boldemort
- put on a sweatshirt or you’ll get coldemort
- make sure your laundry is foldemort
- all that glitters is not goldemort
- make jokes so people can loldemort
- throw out your bread before it gets moldemort
- live life to fullest even when you are oldemort
- don’t always do what you’re toldemort
- make sure your temper is controlledemort
"I’m working on my PhD in English, with a focus on poetry."
“So how would you define a good poem?”
“It’s a good poem if I’m a different person when I’m finished reading it.”
What makes a significant other different from a very dear friend?
Well, besides that.
Facebook data scientists have developed a novel method for identifying who among a user’s friends is that person’s partner—and their work puts an empirical stamp on something that is perhaps intuitive: A significant other occupies a unique place in a person’s social network, one characterized not by “embeddedness”—the standard way of measuring a tie’s proximity—but by what the researchers call “dispersion.”
Here’s what that means: The number of mutual friends (“embeddedness”) is a reliable indicator of how close two people are. Simply put: You have more friends in common with your closest friends than with your acquaintances.
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“Structural dissatisfaction: Returning to circumstances that once pleased you, after having experienced a more thrilling or opulent way of life, and finding that you can no longer tolerate them.”
― Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad
one of my favorite nuggets from the book.