The effort of my life, the rest having been given to me, and largely (except for wealth, to which I am indifferent): to live the life of a normal man. I didn’t want to be a man of the abyss. This overwhelming effort was useless. Little by little, instead of succeeding more and more in […]
Normal is boring.
I had intended this article to be the last of those outlining the elements of this debate; but I shall have to add a short concluding section on the way in which all this is missed in the practical (or rather unpractical) proposals about divorce. Here I will only say that they suffer from the […]
In the 60’s people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird and people take Prozac to make it normal.
The trouble with normal is it always gets worse.
We have only two things to worry about: That things will never get back to normal, and that they already have.
I told the doctor I was overtired, anxiety-ridden, compulsively active, constantly depressed, with recurring fits of paranoia. Turns out I’m normal.
Ever meet a normal person? How did you like it?
Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.
Normal is nothing more than a cycle on a washing machine.