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This ethnography by Bourgoi is quite deep. I’ve always heard about the underground drug-hustle and crack game, however, it is very grotesquely captured in this writing.

I couldn’t help but think of Kanye West’s “Crack Music” track as well as Jay Z’s pre-rapper hustles as a crack dealer.

Its hard to comprehend that such a social system exists, where violence is the currency & order of the day… but given my previous acquaintance with the notions of “ethnocentrism”, “cultural relativism” etc. It is much easier to begin to understand how this way of life can be a norm to people. As Bourgois mentions, everyone is in search for the attainment of the American dream, in their own contexts.

-G

Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror.
Just keep going. No feeling is final.
Rainer Maria Rilke, from The Book of Hours  (via alaisiagae)

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Watching Game Of Thrones With People Who Haven’t Read The Books

OMG I died watching this lmao! :”“”D

I Dare You To Watch This Entire Video

This is soo hilarious hahaha! I watched it lol!

blue-lights-and-tea:

As per advice for getting into med school!
If it’s meant to be, it will happen just maybe not when you want it, but definitely when you’re ready for it!

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likablegirlstuff:

Romwe .&. Choies.

Posted to the personal blog of a girl who likes cute, pink, pretty, elegant, beautiful, glamorous, fashion, stylish, and socially aware stuff

gaylygossip:

St. Peters - The oldest church in Munich 

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rawcraze:

she is a fricken goddess 

rawcraze:

she is a fricken goddess 

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"I don’t have any good ideas"

That’s a common mantra among those that say that they want to leap, but haven’t, and aren’t, and won’t.

What they’re actually saying is, “I don’t have any ideas that are guaranteed to work, and not only that, are guaranteed to cause no criticism or moments when I’m sure the whole thing is going to fall apart.”

Seth Godin, wise as ever, tells it like it is.

To solve this paradox, he wrote a wonderful children’s book for grownups about vulnerability and the creative life

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studytwice:

How to Level Up, by Anna Akana

There’s no such thing as “I’m too busy for that”. It’s just “Mhm, I don’t think I want to invest the time necessary to complete that goal”.

Which brings me to the two biggest hurdles standing between you and what you want to accomplish: total time mismanagement and not setting realistic goals.

We throw so much time away just doing absolutely nothing and then we have these grand goals and ideas and dreams that seem so overwhelming that we never finish them, because we don’t start off small.

- Anna Akana, How to Level Up (x)

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