I can never tell if the comments on this website are the work of genius meta-trolls, or if everyone who leaves a comment is just too fucking stupid to get the joke.
Internet and sexuality
I just saw a picture showing a guy sitting next to two girls making out whilst checking his phone. Behind him is a girl with a short skirt and part of her arse on show. It was captioned to the effect that he must be gay. As a hetrosexual man I am seriously insulted. Is the impression that people have of us so bad that it believes that any hint of pornographic or sexual behavior that immediately has to be the primary focus? How objectifying is that of both men and women to say that in such a situation the primary focus has to be seeking sexual gratification from looking at another person, and unless you are voyeuristic you must not find women attractive? This attitude seems to be at the heart of a lot of problems and phenomena that the internet propagates. All this crap about the freindzone has at the heart of it the belief that every man may view his female friends in a sexual manner and it is wrong of them not to accept that. (as a man that once friendzoned a female friend I do find this part especially laughable). Its the same damn thing as above. A girl is a bitch if a man is in the freindzone because she should go out with "the good guy." A guy must be gay if he isn't drooling at the sight of a pair of female buttocks. It is stupid and fucking ridiculous that even in the 21st century our society is so divided that the relationship between men and women seems to still be one of sex or rejection with no normal fucking interactions at all.
Speaking only from personal experience, everyone I've met loves their mother tongue. Mine is obviously not english, but as a second language I pretty much adore it. It gives me a greater vocabulary through which I can express myself and alot of the things I love are in English. That is why it baffles me everytime I see the disrespect Americans have for their language! Where I... Read More » come from (And I am certain it is the same for many others, Including many Americans) speaking and writing correctly is an honor and when someone corrects you, you thank them for making you a little smarter or if you think they are wrong, you talk about it, get a 3rd or 4th opinion, but you do not rest untill you get it right! One thing is for sure there is nothing in my culture equivalent to "Grammer Nazi" the ONLY people who make spelling or grammer errors even on something as basic as a Facebook posts are people who suffer from dyslexia!! So please for the love of languages everywhere, take care of yours and in turn it will take care of you. Love, Rest of the world.
In my math class there is a small group of people who I really think TRY to interfere with my learning. I made the mistake of not paying attention in a previous math class and re-doing it. So, I'm actually trying to learn something. These people talk and talk and talk. The teacher moves them away from each other and they innocently complain that she (the teacher) is 'unfair'.... Read More » They talk back to the teacher constantly and obnoxiously yell at each other across the room. They also complain to me and other students that they don't ever learn anything in that class and that the teacher sucks; they haven't payed attention in class for more than 5 minutes at a time!!! They all really wonder why they're failing math, and are still trying to figure why I don't want to hear them bitch to me about them failing. Advice: not disrupting class everyday and paying attention may actually HELP you. Though, I doubt any of them understand the phrase 'paying attention'. Like, who does that these days right?
For cereal Collegehumor, what have you done to uPICK? It has pretty much died since you put it under the more section and also rough love just isn't the same as "dating it's complicated". I loved those articles and I miss them a whole lot. I want dating it's complicated articles back even if they're just on a random schedule and not weekly. Rabble, rabble, rabble angry face >:(
Is it just me, or do you guys get annoyed whenever someone brags about how they never need to solve for x or use any math in their lives? If you are one of those people, youre missing the point of high school and college. Schools are meant to show you a wide variety of human education in the hopes of you finding a certain subject youre interested in, and also to teach you stuff... Read More » so you arent completely stupid once you enter the real world. Some subjects might come in handy, some might not. I, for instance, am a physics major, so I have no reason to learn anymore English. However, I took years of english classes because i wouldnt be sure if i liked it or not if i only took one. If you aren't interested in math, and want to pursue a career in something that has no math (like law, music, english,....law) then thats fine. But dont act all self righteous because you dont need math. Other people absolutely require math. How the hell do you think we got a rover on Mars? By math. Math that couldnt be taught in one class, but over the course of many. Another point those people miss is what math really is. It's not there so you can make tons of money. It's there so we as a species can understand the world we live in. History is the same. You dont need it to be rich, but it's there so we can learn about ourselves and the universe. So basically, stop complaining about math. If you're bad at it, then that's fine. It doesnt mean that math is useless. Is it just me that thinks that? TL;DR Math is more important than you think, even if you hate it.
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