Nat: Mum I'm engaged.
Nat's mum: To a man?
Nat's Dad: CAN'T WAIT to give her away
Most of the stuff they study in school is completely useless. But some...– Steve Jobs discussing bureaucracy in US schools (via) (via austinkleon)
The early 19th century philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, posthumously regarded as the father of existentialism, maintained that the individual is solely responsible for giving his or her own life meaning and for living that life passionately and sincerely in spite of many existential obstacles and distractions including despair, angst, absurdity, alienation, and boredom. I think about life...
Know your rights before your feelings; know their...
I’m invited to be a guest speaker for a class of grad students at Argosy University tomorrow. They want me to detail my coming out experience as a Gay Vietnamese American — touching on my family dynamics, relationship status, coming out process, positive/negative experiences, and offer some suggestions so that they can better assess and cater to the needs of young adults such as myself...
Uproar- ArtMovesYou: Enough →
maybe we’ve been instilled with an unrealistic concept of happiness. everyone complains that they aren’t happy. they wish they were more happy than they currently are. happiness seems to them something unattainable. unreachable. unreasonable. but, nevertheless, they search for it. but, it’s just a word. Couldn’t have said it better.
I’m completely library educated. I’ve never been to college….You can’t learn to...– Ray Bradbury, from an interview with The Paris Review (via) (via austinkleon) These temples are a haven for knowledge seekers. There’s something about sifting through shelves of books that makes it a whole different enriching experience from clicking on a search engine.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of...– Frederico Fellini
THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS TO ENJOY YOURSELF AND HAVE A GOOD TIME– C.Z. GUEST
Feasible or not. Things I’d like to do, see or accomplish in my lifetime: Patent an invention Get published Start up a non-profit organization Participate in a flash mob Have my face featured in public view Launch my website A solo-exhibit Collaborate with great artists and visionaries Be a part of a revolution Complete a trinity with my own two back up dancers Live to see Marriage...