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Low Effort by Ian Rand McKenzie

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #40

Women hate when men opt to dominate, retaliate, and patronize. Why are men like this? If they’re like me, we are like this because growing up as boys, all of the other boys and men were like this too. We rebirth ourselves in this trial by fire and made it our way. Many more women than men are shielded from this way of life growing up. Should men hate women back for not understanding? Or do we protect our boys, and not just girls, from this unnecessary brutality we’ve forced ourselves into?

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #39

“Crazy” people produce content on social media that is algorithmically optimized to spread to more people than the average, non-crazy content. Thus, my lifelong practice of trying not to seem crazy have ultimately sabotaged my ability to grow my business through social media.

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #37

I find the most delusional people are non-schizophrenics because they’re never given any impetus to genuinely examine the unimaginably disturbing thoughts inside themselves.

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #36

A practical guide to real-world sorcery: When you are your true self at your best, you become so powerful that even the laws of physics will bend and break under your might. School of Magic: Loyalty with points focused in the self-care and personal values skill trees.

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #35

We are all children. The most ‘adult’ people of all of us are the ones that consistently recognize the child within themselves and everyone else.

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #34

People think that prolonged isolation can make a person difficult to be around in social settings. When alone for long enough, lies no longer serve a purpose. Unlike us, the isolated person has gotten too comfortable with truth, disrupting the perceived civility of our lies.

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #33

Trying to control others is like farting in the wind to change its course. It may work for a bit if you fart REAL hard, but it just makes a bigger asshole.

A Joke Too [Knockoff-TikTok] to Be Funny #9

I was laying on the floorStretching my coreI had something in store‘Cause I knew she wanted moreShe walked through the doorAnd I counted to four OneTwoThreeFour Then I put her in a tranceWith my wiggle worm dance Boom chicka boom cheeBoom chicka boom chee Put her in a trance with my wiggle worm dance Boom chicka boom cheeBoom chicka boom chee Her: I’m breaking up with you. Your bags are at the door.

A Joke Too [Thespian] To Be Funny #8

I was in a high school production once. Before I went on stage, the stage manager said, “break a leg!” I replied, “Oh, my friend, I won’t break a leg. I will break my spine and become a heartbreaking story of a talented young actor tragically cut short of an extremely promising career in theatrical production!”

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #32

For those of us with big hearts and an internet connection, social media is a colosseum for us to combat each other in a never-ending battle for healing. From the convenience of home we lose not life and limb, but our souls and our time. Since when did we forget that battle creates wounds, not heal them?

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #31

We continue to be relentlessly myopic in our good intentions — taking action to our future’s ruin. Policy makers need to adopt a hacker mindset and to use multi-decade contexts. It is the only way we can insulate our children and future generations from truly bad actors.

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #30

The best way to induce meaningful change in the world is to relinquish yourself to the prospect that it’s a complete waste of time and resources — so long as the change you seek to bring is true to who you are at your best.

S[pir]itposting #1

God finds a way to speak to us as long as we practice an intention of listening.

Quotes As If I’m Relevant #29

You can tell a blind skeptic they sit at the base of a mountain, but they will never believe your sight until they climb up and know that mountain with their feet.

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