i played #chess at the library today and the instructor convinced me to play in a tournament in two weeks. he said id probably be about "average." i think he might have forgotten how many moves he let me take back during our game.
if you need me, ill probably be practicing tactics on chess.com so the adolescents dont totally crush me. if youve chess tips, gimme gimme!
ISO SCHOLAR/FACULTY RECOMMENDATIONS
i am in the throes of preparing to submit applications to phd programs - largely inter-disciplinary and philosophy-adjacent ones. basically, i'd like to join the ranks of "general intellectuals."
i've been looking for faculty doing queer/feminist/anarchist philosophy, trauma studies, as well as some inter-disciplinary psychologists and physicists - like at uc santa cruz history of consciousness (i've got a lifetime of things i want to study).
to participate with the State one must be without or able to ignore their scruples, but damn, putting #coops in the #defensebill? tho i participate/support the #cooperative movement, i'll never cape for it, and this is hard look to pull off, sheesh. 🤮
today's aesthetic: scuzzy, but make it a look
re: #kanye, trauma, & transformative healing by adrienne maree brown, which i like a lot... <3
sooo... turns out i am not a weak and terrible person, I HAD MONO... FOR MONTHS. that shit laid me the fuck out. do not recommend. 0/10. i literally almost died, shit got dark. if you need some chronic illness solidarity or support, please get at me. cuz, damn.
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