Haute Box

Many social groups are just as pretentious as those that boldly claim to be. Sometimes, those who seem as though they should be the most open-minded are this same amount of pseudo-pretentious. It's mostly because people are insecure, and we struggle with our need to belong. Once we feel we belong, we need to reinforce [...]

Eating the Breadcrumbs

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0kwMxuFL3Tmhikjqk4BcL1?si=C4a6-I_ATgSk9ZzUds5X0g&dl_branch=1 When will we stop perpetuating and romanticizing struggling by believing that it’s a rite of passage to success? If you can make it easier for someone else to succeed, you simply should. Forcing others to endure hardship does not make them more deserving of what they achieve, it just makes us assholes. Misery is [...]

The Kids Are Alright

If future generations are forced to suffer the same problems for which we are capable of finding solutions or have already found solutions, we will have failed. There exists an impulse within the bleakest cracks in the human psyche which drives us to purposely reengineer the same obstacles we have been unfortunate enough to endure. [...]