On meditation: Peter Matthiessen
Pharrell the gawd - Marilyn Monroe
There were no sex classes. No friendship classes. No classes on how to navigate a bureaucracy, build an organization, raise money, create a database, buy a house, love a child, spot a scam, talk someone out of suicide, or figure out what was important to me. Not knowing how to do these things is what messes people up in life, not whether they know algebra or can analyze literature.
William Upski Wimsatt (via perfect)
Relevant. Me & DC were talking about this last week. Our educational system is so behind the rest of the world. Our public schools teach “filler” material and leave “life” to be taught by the world and our parents. But what if your parents arent around, or they learned less than you did. What if the world you grow up in has a different set of values. Ones that don’t really lead you anywhere. We wonder why we’re #17 in the world. Because the making the decisions worry about the wrong things…..
Pharrell x Hanz Zimmer on Spider Man 2.