"But I kept at it with the help-wanted ads. My standards were sliding swiftly. At first I had insisted I would only work at a company with a mission I believed in. Then I thought maybe it would be fine as long as I was learning something new. After that I decided it just couldn’t be evil. Now I was carefully delineating my personal definition of evil."

Robin Sloan, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

As good a description of job-hunting as any I’ve ever seen.

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July Book Photo Challenge Day 22:  non-fiction 

"I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday."

  1. Camera: iPhone 4
  2. Aperture: f/2.8
  3. Exposure: 1/17th
  4. Focal Length: 3mm


July Book Photo Challenge | Day 20: Non-fiction


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass


"Crazy isn’t being broken or swallowing a dark secret. It’s you or me amplified. If you ever told a lie and enjoyed it. If you ever wished you could be a child forever."

— from Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen

  1. Camera: iPhone 4S
  2. Aperture: f/2.4
  3. Exposure: 1/283th
  4. Focal Length: 4mm


I’ve always wanted to do this

Vine by Danny Gonzalez


me when i see new messages in my ask


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One nation, under Canada, above Mexico.

with liberty and justice for some 

that’s it that’s the country




still true

"I remember when I was younger and I wanted to be beautiful; now I’m older and I want to be intelligent. I want to burn hearts with brilliance and engulf souls with compassion. I want to be loved for my thoughts and nothing else."
— (via radicalteen)

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relationship status: slept with laundry I was too lazy to fold

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Why does France have so many revolutions?

i asked a french guy once and he just said ‘we are angry at literally everything’