if you want to understand the psyche of our generation take a good look at the stories we tell ourselves about the future
because it isn’t flying cars or robot dogs, it’s faceless government surveillance and worldwide pandemics and militarized police brutality and the last dregs of humanity struggling to survive
our generation isn’t self-centered, or lazy, or whatever else they wanna say about us. we are young, and we are here, and we are deeply, deeply afraid.
A big shout out to my dad for getting his PhD done in 3.5 years, raising me and my brother and working in burger king at the same time.
- Excerpt from a book I’ll never write #16 (via blossomfully)