The higher education project is pretty much done anyway but these silly bills to catch liberal commie profs on tape so students can sue for encountering an idea is about what we deserve.
They won’t bother me because I just won’t teach anything lol
More seriously, these ideas just compound the geographic isolation of public institutions that are going to struggle in a polarized higher Ed field. Iowa, Florida etc. those institutions don’t need branding as unserious and yet that’s what they’re angling for
You’re basically issuing degrees with an invisible stamp that says, “this graduate has a high chance of being narrowly informed about things that can get your company sued”, which is a way to go for marketability I guess.
Anyway, whiteness is a trip and as it eats itself the rest of us get chewed up too.

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9 Apr
Follow up questions on the internet, lord help me. I said “if you have leads on housing please share in comments”. So far it’s just people asking follow ups that don’t matter: “what do they want? Are they tall? Rent or buy or lease??” Just name the lead & stop pre-vetting
And if you answer the follow up? You almost always find that the person has no info to share. They just wanted to ask a question. Why are humans?
As I have said before, the problem with a mediated public is that people internalize that if they aren’t speaking then they don’t exist. So they just say nonsense.
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These are all great. What an assignment! I am honored to be a part of it. And, now, I will read each prompt again:
"I wish I could say I’m from the woods but that came later." is a very fine first sentence. I smiled.
Painting a picture is one thing. Painting an impression of a mood is another! This does that very well:

"The wildlife living in those woods always seemed to be off, just like the rest of the area. It was whimsical and also the furthest thing from it. "
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You know this is an interesting possibility: your parents are keeping score. I wonder how much of knowing about your HS class is about what kind of parenting you came from. This might be middle class intensive parenting over the life course? Because Vivian did not care lol
I mean you don’t just turn this off because your kids graduate:…
Yep I am going with:
1. I was an introvert
2. I was passing though most of life
3. I don’t care
4. And I’m not a product of intensive parenting

Thanks, everyone. I will try to remember you in the coming years at Twitter Reunions.
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This got me thinking about vacation types. There is definitely this type. And then there’s my type. I think it’s all about what you are vacationing FROM:
If your job is routine and your life is pretty predictable because you have low to medium autonomy, a vacation can be a chance to flex your self-direction muscle!
Or a vacation can be all about endorphins and adventure because regular life doesn’t match your naturally high idling energy. You know those people who are wired tight. They have to almost die regularly to feel alive.
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28 Mar
I asked someone how I am supposed to play a DVD. They told me to play it on my PlayStation. Maybe I really *do* need a brand because if you think I own a PlayStation...
I’m not even sure I have ever seen a PlayStation before and I am not kidding. I owned a One for five minutes because I worked at Microsoft. I gave it away. Never seen a wii, I don’t believe. I missed all of gaming.
To be clear, I don’t feel lack here. I’m just tripping at the casual assumption that I have a Playstation lol
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I feel like Phonte told me who Jack Harlow is one time years ago but I forgot all the details and now I am confused anew.
Is Jack Harlow what Chet meant by white boy summer send tweet
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