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Be kind, make art, and fight the power

“Be kind to everybody, make art and fight the power.”

Colson Whitehead

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Filter bubbles 

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We all live in our own Internet bubbles. We carve our own niches, friend those that reconfirm our beliefs and defriend those who reject them. No wonder our perspective is warped.

The challenge, therefore, is listening to the views of the other side and accepting their opinion despite your own disagreement. The harder part though is reshaping the opposing person’s thought patterns, questioning their beliefs right to their face without losing your composure.

They say disagreement is why the democratic system works. But when the other side fixates on reversing the experiment that’s when it’s time to become a bit grittier and protect against backwardness. Things can always be better, especially in times like these where you strive to get back to where you were in the first place.

“Almost always the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

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Vote on Election Day

“It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.”  -- Mark Twain #quotes #marktwain #politics #election #voting #marketing #twitter #retweet #quoteoftheday

“It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.”

— Mark Twain

You can’t sit this one out because you’re afraid of making the wrong choice. Indecision is still a decision. No fence-sitting.

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Even the wrong road leads somewhere

"Even the wrong road leads somewhere"

“After all, the wrong road always leads somewhere.”

George Bernard Shaw

To put it another way, the road is better than the end.

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‘The worrier is the opposite of a lighthouse’

 

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Worrying can be short-sighted and egotistical. FOMO, or fear of missing out, is a 21st-century problem driven by the use of smartphones. As David Brooks highlights in his article The Epidemic of Worry, ‘the worrier is the opposite of a lighthouse:’

“He doesn’t give out energy for the benefit of others. He absorbs energy at others’ cost.” – Francis O’Gorman, Worrying: A Literary and Cultural History

The voices within tend to silence out the rest. Pro tip: save the worry for later or consider what Mark Twain had to say.

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Everything else is stylization

Intelligence is really a kind of taste- taste in ideas.”- Susan SontagFailure is notan option (2).png

We don’t need art. We don’t need Instagram. We don’t need bottled water.

These are styles and preferences that enrich the satisfaction of our lives but aren’t things we need to live. They are products we consume when we don’t have to starve, which the vast bulk of people did before the 19th century Industrial Revolution.

We have to eat. We have to clothe ourselves and move.  Everything else: our food preference, type of clothes, and our favorite photography apps are all examples of stylization.

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