"They say, Find a purpose in your life and live it. But, sometimes, it is only after you have lived that you recognize your life had a purpose, and likely one you never had in mind."@35 minutes ago with 134 notes
#wow #profound #life #wisdom
Welcome to my "running mind"
It's not running as much as my actual mind though, my mind doesn't stop. I started this blog to practice being more honest and expressive with myself mostly. and now I just use this to procrastinate by blogging stuff I find interesting.
Feel free to message me. I think I might be weirder than I even like to own up to, and I do own up to being weird.
The bloom of youth,
On the sunset, of…
an eagles poetry." @17 hours ago with 2 notes
Every once in a while i go on a listening spree where I have an artists whole album on repeat. A few weeks ago it was Chance the rapper. Right now, for these last two weeks, it’s Ben Howard. His whole album is so good.@23 hours ago
Anyone else notice whenever there is a poc directed joke on funny shows with a live audience the camera shot quickly switches to someone in the audience that the joke was made about. Pay attention and watch for it. I actually find it kind of funny that they do that. Like, “look, the comedian made a black/Chinese joke and these vaguely looking poc, possibly black/chinese people, are laughing too!” it’s such an odd choice to me to edit like that.@1 day ago with 1 note
"How are your grades?"
"What are you doing at university?"
"Have you got a girlfriend?"
"What do you want to do when you leave uni?"
Reblogging again because still relevant
(via askinnyblackman)@1 day ago with 297212 notes
Will: Why shouldn’t I work for the N.S.A.? That’s a tough one, but I’ll take a shot.
Say I’m working at N.S.A. Somebody puts a code on my desk, something nobody else can break. Maybe I take a shot at it and maybe I break it. And I’m real happy with myself, ‘cause I did my job well. But maybe that code was the location of some rebel army in North Africa or the Middle East. Once they have that location, they bomb the village where the rebels were hiding and fifteen hundred people I never met, never had no problem with, get killed.
Now the politicians are sayin’, “Oh, send in the Marines to secure the area” ‘cause they don’t give a shit. It won’t be their kid over there, gettin’ shot. Just like it wasn’t them when their number got called, ‘cause they were pullin’ a tour in the National Guard. It’ll be some kid from Southie takin’ shrapnel in the ass. And he comes back to find that the plant he used to work at got exported to the country he just got back from. And the guy who put the shrapnel in his ass got his old job, ‘cause he’ll work for fifteen cents a day and no bathroom breaks. Meanwhile, he realizes the only reason he was over there in the first place was so we could install a government that would sell us oil at a good price. And, of course, the oil companies used the skirmish over there to scare up domestic oil prices. A cute little ancillary benefit for them, but it ain’t helping my buddy at two-fifty a gallon.
And they’re takin’ their sweet time bringin’ the oil back, of course, and maybe even took the liberty of hiring an alcoholic skipper who likes to drink martinis and fuckin’ play slalom with the icebergs, and it ain’t too long ‘til he hits one, spills the oil and kills all the sea life in the North Atlantic. So now my buddy’s out of work and he can’t afford to drive, so he’s got to walk to the fuckin’ job interviews, which sucks ‘cause the shrapnel in his ass is givin’ him chronic hemorrhoids.
And meanwhile he’s starvin’, ‘cause every time he tries to get a bite to eat, the only blue plate special they’re servin’ is North Atlantic scrod with Quaker State. So what did I think? I’m holdin’ out for somethin’ better. I figure fuck it, while I’m at it why not just shoot my buddy, take his job, give it to his sworn enemy, hike up gas prices, bomb a village, club a baby seal, hit the hash pipe and join the National Guard? I could be elected president." @2 days ago with 90 notes
On a place where all kinds of people come to vent and release their problems he never seemed to complain about his condition. I searched his url and he seems to have touched many peoples lives on here. I’m sure it’s even more for the people around him and who met him in person. Now he is gone.
He is the kind of person that inspires to live better.
To reach out and be kinder to others.
Live better and be kinder in his memory.@5 hours ago
taskeatorange asked: dude did u know/follow monarchyofaneurysms on tumblr? he died apparently :( Allah yer7amo...i think he had heart problems...
Innalilah wa inna illahy rajioon.
To Allah we belong and to Allah we return.
My stomach dropped and I think I’m gonna cry.
Adam (Monarchyofaneurysms) was one of the only people I stayed in touch with here on tumblr. He just started talking to me one day and we would message back and forth for a while every once in a while. Wow. I barely knew him other than what we knew about each other from messaging on here. It made my day a few weeks ago he messaged me, after me not being on for a while and asked how I was doing and said he was worried because he hadn’t seen me on as much…By Allah I was planning on telling him I would visit him one day, after he responds to my message, which he always did except this last time.
A beautiful soul has returned to its maker.
May Allah have mercy on his soul. May Allah stand with his family and friends and ease their pain in this time of sadness. May Allah grant him the highest levels of paradise.@15 hours ago with 3 notes
I realized my tumblr addiction has relapsed with having a smart phone. And I mean this seriously. It’s ruining my sleep and stuff. I deleted the app and I’m blocking it on my computer. I’m going to try to be on here much less.@23 hours ago with 1 note
lukemichael5 asked: Hank, Is there any psychological or biological reason for why people stand in the shower for a long time when thinking? Does the running water provide any mental relief? Could there be an evolutionary reason why? Have I asked too many questions for you to answer? (Probably)
I honestly think it’s because every other moment of the day is filled up with THING TO DO! ADVERTISEMENT! SMARTPHONE! STIMULUS! GET IN THE CAR! DO THING! STOP STOPPING! START STARTING! NO THINKY! THINKY BAD! GO GO SPEND WATCH DO MOVE GO! The shower is like, the last place where you can feel ok about just standing there.
I heard some one say something like this in a ted talk or something. He said he believes the bathroom is one of the last distraction free places where we can be alone with our thoughts. and it really hit me that we need to have more small and quiet relaxing places and times with no distractions. Also the song car radio by twenty one pilots reminds me of this.@1 day ago with 2743 notes