don't wanna keep adding to that thread but i'm still chuckling at someone thinking "visa is going to grift until rich and then fuck off" – buddy I have been earnest-poasting on the internet since I was 7 years old. the internet is my love, my family, my home, my nation, my God
grift is debatable and I welcome being challenged on this, rich is inevitable and honestly not a big deal relative to what I want to do, but most importantly: I will never, never, NEVER fuck off

I will be the last man posting here long after the rest of you have logged off this hellsite. I posted for $0 and 0 followers for years before anybody else knew or cared who I was
you think this is cringe? I don't give a fuck. I was born cringe and I will die cringe. the shitposts must flow

• • •

Missing some Tweet in this thread? You can try to force a refresh

Keep Current with visa is AFK working on @introspectVV

visa is AFK working on @introspectVV Profile picture

Stay in touch and get notified when new unrolls are available from this author!

Read all threads

This Thread may be Removed Anytime!


Twitter may remove this content at anytime! Save it as PDF for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video
  1. Follow @ThreadReaderApp to mention us!

  2. From a Twitter thread mention us with a keyword "unroll"
@threadreaderapp unroll

Practice here first or read more on our help page!

More from @visakanv

23 Feb
it's amazing how, in the absence of Having A Job, I somehow find a way to put myself in a position where I have at least two important sets of things to do, so that I can procrastinate anyway
it will be interesting to eventually become Fully Financially Independent just to see how I figure out creative new ways to avoid my work
(currently torn between "I have an ebook that's due on Feb 28" and "I have a salon I want to prepare for on Mar 13", both entirely self-inflicted)
Read 5 tweets
23 Feb
possibly the most interesting usage of the word "but" I have ever seen
you can simplify the second half of the sentence to be, "I also believe we must... do science"

which then translates to

"I believe in following the science, but I also believe we must do science" 🙃
which suggests to me that "following the science" is a euphemism for kowtowing to the scientific establishment, which perhaps might occasionally have a cursory and incidental interest in doing a little science
Read 6 tweets
23 Feb
btw supplying these bins was/is my family business so I kind of have feelings about these bois
sometimes my dad would drive me to school in one of these Image
Read 5 tweets
22 Feb
periodic reminder that my youtube channel has one of the best comments sections around and is a great place for thoughtful people to hang out Image
"wait, Visa, are you writing full-length responses to every comment you receive?"

yep glad u noticed

I have always been like this, which is why I get everything I want in life

well, part of why.
Read 5 tweets
22 Feb
a thing i've gotten very good at that I just helped a friend in DMs with is de-escalating other people, eg someone DMs you a massive wall of text, how do you respond to that? I'ma try and share what I can without being too specific
if I get a huge wall of text, I tend to start by laughing and acknowledging ("haha wow this is intense!") – this punctures the solemnity somewhat

if there are lots of intense questions, I try to give short, breezy answers
(fictional eg)

"> should I quit my job and dedicate my life to becoming a therapist"

"yooo that's a big decision. i would take my time with it, talk to more ppl"

> "what does it mean when a lover abandons you?"

"oof that's rough. idk. everyone is running their own diff BS"
Read 9 tweets
22 Feb
i think a lot about all the harsh and critical things people have said about me over the years. i don’t have an actual thread about it because that would come across as psychotic, but i kind of have an informal thread of threads about it in my head
A bit of conventional wisdom i dont agree with is “ignore the haters”. i try to keep tabs on my haters with the same sort of general curiosity that i use to keep tabs of everything else. its a kind of dark and dangerous knowledge but so is learning about people, i think
the danger of immersing yourself too long in your worst thoughts is that you lose all sense of proportion and mistake it for reality, but my antidote to that is to simultaneously immerse myself in the best things, and also to periodically disassociate/depersonalize entirely
Read 10 tweets

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3/month or $30/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!

Follow Us on Twitter!