white boys who respond to criticism of racism and sexism by ominously saying that there are ‘bigger problems’ scare me. like what is this big secret problem and why won’t anyone tell me about it? are we going to be eaten alive by mutant sharks? are oranges secretly poisoning us? who knows. the white boys, apparently.
shoutout to all the other ex-gifted & talented/honor student/straight a/senior editor/star student/99th percentile/once-creative burn-outs who have, since high school, realized they are truly miniscule fish in a giant, endless ocean, criticized themselves to the point of creative paralysis, and participated in so much self-sabotage they no longer see the point of doing anything at all because they’re just going to ruin it for themselves anyway
this one’s for you
long division with malachi is an absolute nightmare.
we go in circles of him saying “why cant i just use the calculator” and me saying “because you need to learn the process, if they wanted you punching in and copying numbers this wouldnt even be a lesson” and him going “yeah but it would be easier” over&over&over again
i need 5,000 drinks