40 Days - Slowdive
"Forty days and I miss you. I’m so high that I’ve lost my mind. It’s the summer I’m thinking of. Forty days and I’m blown away. If I saw something new, I guess I wouldn’t worry. If I saw something new, I guess I wouldn’t care."
SEEING THEM IN D.C. IN OCTOBER (WHO’S WITH ME?).
Pavement - Rattled by the Rush
Essential 90’s indie rock. I love this song, this album. I’ve got it on vinyl. :)
This woman deserves a round of applause and a throne of gold. This is the most realistic & amazing thing for someone to say for this generation of students. I wasn’t able to go to college this year because my parents can’t afford to send me and I had every scholarship, grant, loan known to man and it still wouldn’t work. Finally someone gets it!
WHAT DOES IT TAKE FOR PEOPLE TO REALIZE THIS?!
SO MANY OTHER COUNTRIES EITHER PAY FOR THEIR POPULATIONS’ EDUCATION OR JUST WRITE OFF THE BILL IF DOESN’T GET PAID FOR.
THE WAY THE AMERICAN EDUCATION SYSTEM WORKS IS BACKWARDS AND MANGLED.
Wow, this is precisely how I feel. Nothing frustrates me more than thinking about the American education system and how flawed it has become.
Is it possible, finally, for one human being to achieve perfect understanding of another?
We can invest enormous time and energy in serious efforts to know another person, but in the end, how close are we able to come to that person’s essence? We convince ourselves that we know the other person well, but do we really know anything important about anyone?