Tag: Fail Better

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Fail Better: (Am I) A Hypochondriac?

I read John Green’s The Fault In Our Stars after my friends and fellow book lovers were buzzing about it and demanded I experience what they were experiencing: “THE FEELS!” “I cried on the bus. Everyone was staring!” “Okay? Okay.” I wanted to quote and be quoted. I wanted to be able to contribute my…

Why We Switched From Trigger Warnings to Content Warnings

The modern world thrives on labels, categories, and vast organizational structures that reduce friction between the billions and billions of us crowding this tiny rock (I blame Aristotle and an assortment of other historic labellers). But more often than not, we humans love labels: introvert, extrovert, endomorph, exomorph, side chick, ride or die chick, and…