Anything that doesn't take years of your life and drive you to suicide hardly seems worth doing.
One must assume that all garbage is monitored by the state. Anything less would be a pre-9/11 mentality.
Revolutionize your heart out. We'll still have this country by the balls.
Privacy is serious. It is serious the moment the data gets collected, not the moment it is released.
If you've never wept and want to, have a child.
The truth is we're lousy at recognizing when our normal coping mechanisms aren't working. Our response is usually to do it five times more, instead of thinking, maybe it's time to try something new.
So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard. Much more important than working hard is knowing how to find the right thing to work on. Paying attention to what is going on in the world. Seeing patterns. Seeing things as they are rather than how you want them to be.
The capital-T Truth is about life before death. It is about making it to 30, or maybe 50, without wanting to shoot yourself in the head. It is about simple awareness -- awareness of what is so real and essential, so hidden in plain sight all around us. It is unimaginably hard to do this, to stay conscious and alive, day in and day out.