Anonymous said: What is the word for blissfully watching people and wondering about their lives or troubles?
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows defined the word sonder as the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own— populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness.
“Sonder is an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the background, as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a lighted window at dusk.”
Sonder is one of my favorite words.
"you’re obsessed with your mental illness"
i know right? it’s almost like it impacts every part of my life
"it’s all in your head"
I know right? it’s almost like it’s a mental illness
"why do you let it affect you and stop you from being able to do things?"
I know right? It’s almost like it’s an ACTUAL ILLNESS
I hate the phrase ‘East Indian’. I’m Indian. I shouldn’t have to add that East. I also think Native Americans should be able to use ‘Indian’ without having to specify. What I mean is I just hate hearing “dot or the feather?” as if our varied cultures, languages, religions,…
Actual problems with feminism
- excluding POC, mogai, disabled and especially trans women
- ignoring issues that do not involve the U.S
- not realizing that feminism is for women to realize that they can do what they want and thrashing women who are feminine or wear religious attire
Not problems of feminism
- one teenage girl saying she hates men because 5 men catcalled her while walking home from school
1. Pour out how much you think you need.
I just make the whole damn box every time. That way we have pasta to leave in the fridge until it turns mushy and purple!