"The real pattern here isn’t any big cultural shift. It’s a much more venerable algorithm: How middle-aged folks freak out over niggling cultural differences between themselves and twentysomethings. In the ’50s, senators fretted that comic books would “offer courses in murder, mayhem, [and] robbery” for youth. In the ’80s, parents worried that Dungeons and Dragons would “pollute and destroy our children’s minds”—and that the Walkman would turn them into antisocial drones. This pattern is as old as the hills. As Chaucer noted in The Canterbury Tales, “Youth and elde are often at debaat.”"
— Congrats, Millennials. Now It’s Your Turn to Be Vilified (via paperbits)
"Oh Lord. Give me coffee to change the things I can change, and red wine to accept the things I can’t."
and wisdom to know when to just reach for the vodka instead.
(Source: thestylishgypsy, via ladygoodman)