From the time we’re children, we’re encouraged to let the guy win so we don’t make him feel bad, to minimize our beauty so our friends won’t get jealous, to turn down our genius so others won’t feel threatened, to dim our light so no one feels dark in our shadow. 442 more words
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I wasn’t allowed to watch The Simpsons as a kid.
Of course, this meant that I tried to whenever I had the chance. And let me tell you, when you find yourself holding onto a television antennae for thirty-plus minutes to get a slightly less static-filled broadcast of a forbidden show, ready to bolt back to studying the second you hear the garage door open, you really start to gain an appreciation for the thing you’re putting your neck on the line for. 1,421 more words