When you start talking about transcendentalism and she blocks you

VisualMaster
VisualMaster

when you start talking about transcendentalism and she blocks you

BunnyJinx
BunnyJinx

@VisualMaster
you suck if this is for real

StrangeWizard
StrangeWizard

@VisualMaster
she doesn't like death cab?

Stupidasole
Stupidasole

@BunnyJinx
im an idiot

RumChicken
RumChicken

@StrangeWizard
kek, do people under 26 or 27 or so even still listen to death cab?

Raving_Cute
Raving_Cute

well transcend it then faggot

Evil_kitten
Evil_kitten

when you don't know how to have a conversation that isn't about politics or armchair philosophy, so you've only been on one second date in your life

happy_sad
happy_sad

God = The singular source of the forces and laws of our world.

The only way to reach God is by transcending this fallen world.

Nothing of this world can do so, because they're flawed.

The way Jesus taught is the only way that does not transgress the forces and laws of our world. His way is completely in line with them, allowing transcendence to the source.

PackManBrainlure
PackManBrainlure

lel made the same mistake
qt you've been crushing on asks what books you like
get carried away talking about how Thoreau is unfairly criticized and how nothing invigorates me more than encountering God through the sublime aspects of nature
"lol ok cool."

Dreamworx
Dreamworx

Learn to hide your power level, guys.

Nojokur
Nojokur

@Evil_kitten
What the hell do normies talk about? Seems like all they talk about is the latest GoT episode and how fucked they got the last night (even though their drinking doesn't even come close to matching my alcoholism)

Harmless_Venom
Harmless_Venom

She's right

Ignoramus
Ignoramus

@Nojokur
Yes, basically. user, you're going to have to lie. A lot. You just say that you like whatever *red hot chili peppers of that medium is*. If it's books and they're not a psued you like GOT. If they are, you like Camus. If it's film you say you like Shawshank Redemtion. If it's news say you think BBC is great. At best just settle for acceptably edgy. Kinda like a Dead Kennedys song at a your rally for Mayor.

Boy_vs_Girl
Boy_vs_Girl

@RumChicken
probably not. they haven't been relevant since deschanel and gibbard split.

Soft_member
Soft_member

@Ignoramus
If they are, you like Camus.
Not liking Camus anyways

BlogWobbles
BlogWobbles

@Soft_member
I still like Camus :,(
I just feel silly saying I like him because others do.

Booteefool
Booteefool

@Ignoramus
you're going to have to lie

I hate that so much. I thought all I wouldn't have to keep up with trends once high school was over, and I thought that if I'm happy with MY interests then I'd be happy. It's like a teenage nightmare

If it's film you say you like Shawshank Redemtion.

I actually do love that movie. Movies is probably the only area I have normal taste in.

BlogWobbles
BlogWobbles

@Ignoramus
If you can get genuinely interested in other people (and why shouldn't you, even plebeian interests are fascinating if you look at them with a mystical eye or get interested in WHY a spiritual monkey would like such a thing), then you can have genuine interactions without having to lie.

Your problem is that you are equating high brow interests with having no social skills or humane attitudes.

RumChicken
RumChicken

@Dreamworx
@Ignoramus
This advice is a bunch of crippling, self-fulfilling prophecy bullshit. I live this way through all of high school and the first half of college. I was absolutely miserable, and I'm sure people could tell the insincerity in my personality, even if just unconsciously. I went through a series of revelations by that point and swung to the other side of the scale, being overbearingly open and sincere with myself, which, while certainly more liberating, made people too off-put to get close to me and certainly alienated me further. I gradually learned to be more appropriate and tame while still maintaining a genuine self in good faith. I realized that what was making me an outcast wasn't my actual interests, but my lack of social skills in presenting them.

Once I learned to be cool and not overbearing with my interests and personality, I suddenly began making much more friends than I did when I was pretending, and I felt that the friends I did have had more respect for me. If you focus more on finding out what other people enjoy and questioning until you either find common ground or get them passionate, but are also totally honest about what you like if they ask, you'll have no problems socializing and making friends. Stop living in bad faith, anons. We'll all make it.

kizzmybutt
kizzmybutt

@RumChicken
This guy right here. Wisdom from experience. Thanks for sharing user.

kizzmybutt
kizzmybutt

@RumChicken
You are a hero

King_Martha
King_Martha

@RumChicken
24 and now had a friend in years, let alone a gf. Not sure I'll make it.

Have you made it user? How old were you when you made it?

Sir_Gallonhead
Sir_Gallonhead

@Ignoramus
so fucking wrong, just be yourself and find people who understands you.

Emberburn
Emberburn

@RumChicken
Sound advice but you forgot the part where you're not ment to chase friends, it's supposed to be a mutual thing.

Sometimes people are just plebbes and there's nothing interesting about them and that's no reason to feel bad about your own more esoteric hobbies, senpaitachi.

A middleground is important, like user said, but again respect yourself enough to not feel anxious about having to temper yourself for every social gathering. Give yourself space to be autistic at times when you don't feel like being social just don't let it become a habit.

TLDR: Since being too overbearing is a reaction to the percieved feeling of alienation, it's important to remain open about your interests but tempered to the point where you can indulge people without feeling threatened. Temperance comes from the realization that socializing aren't always a one sided battle where you are the loser.

You're most likely an abstruse person since you're reading this but that also makes you "unique" in a sense. Don't hide your good qualities but be mature enough to understand that people are ment to win your favour too, this should make socializing feel more like a trade rather than a desperate treasure hunt.

@kizzmybutt
@kizzmybutt
@King_Martha

TLDR: just bee you're self

SniperWish
SniperWish

when someone is so racist he says you can't murder infidels

Need_TLC
Need_TLC

@King_Martha
alcohol

happy_sad
happy_sad

@Need_TLC
tfw you built your whole social life on booze
tfw the second you quit drinking your desire to socialise drops to zero

Techpill
Techpill

@happy_sad
such is life

concerns over your health aside, imo the only reason to stop drinking would be if you get a gf, star getting rooted on the reg and don't need to express your libido through alcohol and the social

Methshot
Methshot

@RumChicken
Honestly after that age you shouldn't still be listening to children's music anyways.

GoogleCat
GoogleCat

@RumChicken
Nah, I think I'll just continue being an elitist prick.

Stupidasole
Stupidasole

@VisualMaster
when you start talking about hyperstitial deterritorialization and she blocks you

Illusionz
Illusionz

@Dreamworx

This is the least transcendentalist advise one could possibly give and you probably don't even realize that.

Lunatick
Lunatick

@RumChicken

It also just gets easier as you get older, I feel. Just realized I haven't cried in a bathtub in like 3 years.

Soft_member
Soft_member

being interesting in transcending
caring about sex

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