Flights of Fancy

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In general, I think we need to move away from the premise that being a good person is a fixed immutable characteristic and shift towards seeing being good as a practice. And it is a practice that we carry out by engaging with our imperfections. We need to shift towards thinking that being a good person is like being a clean person. Being a clean person is something you maintain and work on every day.We don’t assume ‘I am a clean person therefore I don’t need to brush my teeth.’ When someone suggests to us that we have something stuck in our teeth we don’t say to them ‘What do you mean I have something stuck in my teeth—but I’m a clean person?!’
Jay Smooth in his TED speech “how I learned to stop worrying and love discussing race” (via tropicanastasia)

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like all troublesome kittens, Jaesa’s life goal is to escape out the front door

so every day I come home and she hears me walking up and sure enough she’s waiting for me at the door 

BUT SHES TOO DUMB TO FIGURE OUT HOW DOORS WORK SO SHE ALWAYS TRIES TO GET OUT THROUGH THE HINGES

so every day the door swings open and I go Where R U Cat and sure enough she’s stuck behind the door confounded that her escape attempt has been foiled again

like all troublesome kittens, Jaesa’s life goal is to escape out the front door

so every day I come home and she hears me walking up and sure enough she’s waiting for me at the door

BUT SHES TOO DUMB TO FIGURE OUT HOW DOORS WORK SO SHE ALWAYS TRIES TO GET OUT THROUGH THE HINGES

so every day the door swings open and I go Where R U Cat and sure enough she’s stuck behind the door confounded that her escape attempt has been foiled again

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