way to drop the ball on reminding me about the orionids Tumblr
"Do you know what a mandala is?"
"Um, those are those round Buddhist art things."
“The Tibetan monks make them out of dyed sand laid out into big beautiful designs. And when they’re done, after days and weeks of work, they wipe it all away.”
"Wow, that’s, that’s a lot."
"Try to look at your experience here as a mandala, Chapman. Work hard to make something as meaningful and beautiful as you can. And when you’re done, pack it in and know it was all temporary. You have to remember that, it’s all temporary.”one of my fav scenes
I like to think that she’s the real life Patti Mayonnaise, and somewhere down the line she and Doug made some bad decisions.
I’ve been hearing a lot about the “Lolita aesthetic” (or “nymphet aesthetic”) and I’m really curious…
Where are all of the posts about the Anne Frank aesthetic?
If you’re looking for abused underage girls to idolize, why not go with the real deal? Lolita was a character, subject to fictional abuse - Anne Frank was a real underage girl who endured countless horrors! Surely that’s more deserving of an rabid following (consisting, of course, of hipster tumblrites in heart-shaped sunglasses who completely misunderstand the entire concept) and the invention of an “aesthetic” founded on mistreatment and disregard for human rights.
Dress up as Anne Frank (but make sure it’s completely over-sexualized)! Change your username to daddys-little-anne-frank to reflect your devotion to a totally fucked-up ideal! Create a whole new identity for yourself based on HISTORICAL abuse instead of FICTIONAL abuse!
C’mon people. Get it together.
The “Lolita Aesthetic” is just another shallow trend of people trying to seem more cultured because they read a book and identified with a fictional character. Like most things in western society these days, the fiction is the appeal.
Jeremy Mayer (jeremymayer.com)
Photo by Stef Mitchell of Field & Hedgerow