"When it comes right down to it, it doesn’t take much more than common sense or a basic grasp of the social sciences to understand that what we say on Facebook is a biased representation of how we feel, and that this bias seriously limits what we can learn from the Facebook experiment, as designed"
"black leaders chronically find themselves in a position of asking white people to hurry up while pleading with black people to wait. Johnson finds himself asking black people to remain calm while imploring white police officers not to shoot. The problem here is that few people in Ferguson believe that the former is any guarantee of the latter"
“i dated a guy who said i looked like blonde redhead’s kazu makino. we shared our love for MBV and slowdive. he was the real redhead. then he turned insecure and broke promises… and broke my heart. if you see this, martin. i hope you know i don’t care if you were married before or if your brother was fitter than you and better looking and near my age for me. you’re for me. & i love you.”