If you’ve never experienced it, “free” just seems like a lower number on a slider that has “half-price” in the middle. But free is not a number.
If you paid for your education, you’re likely to understand education in transactional terms. In straightforward economic terms, it means that if you charge some money, you can have some stuff. With more money comes more stuff, higher quality stuff.
But “free” is something different than “less.” And free is not less than cheap. It’s something else entirely.
Instead of education, try thinking about love. There are people who pay for love. Some pay a lot, some pay a little. But let’s be honest: everyone knows that the moment you start paying anything, it’s not just love plus money. It’s something else entirely, and the problems in paying aren’t solved by paying less than others.Kevin Slavin - Free is not for Nothing. (via kenyatta)
Well now I can correctly moonwalk away from uncomfortable situations
Because everyone deserves to know how to do a mean moonwalk.
sometimes i feel so irrelevant like i could theoretically stay in my room all day and not be missed
Skipped calc and physics today and slept cuz I’m a bum. But in my defense it was only two hours of class.
It really bothers me when translations are so shitty. It’s really not as simple as translating one word to another and pasting it all together, there’s just so many nuances and cultural references that have to be explained and when you don’t explain those things so many meanings get left behind and misinterpreted AND THAT’S NOT OKAY DO YOU HEAR ME I’M JUST TRYING TO HELP GODDAMMIT
when i was a child i used to think teens were grown ups and when i was a teen i thought college students were grown ups and now that im a college student im just like what the hell is a grown up anymore
Hippo doesn’t have time for this