Saturday, January 19, 2013

pride = deciding what's cool in advance of the rest of the world

Photo from Hipster Christianity

Pride comes from knowing, and deciding, what’s cool in advance of the rest of the world.

[Mark Greif in his article "The Hipster of the Mirror" in the New York Times]


aimes said...

Of all the articles on hipsters I've read, I thought this one was most interesting. Thanks for sharing.

"The statistical results were striking. The things you prefer — tastes that you like to think of as personal, unique, justified only by sensibility — correspond tightly to defining measures of social class: your profession, your highest degree and your father’s profession."

Meredith Beck said...

I thought it was interesting too.

hey, how come i can't read your blog??

Anonymous said...

Yeah, I temporarily took it down b/c I'm a little embarrassed about my poor writing quality. I think I am too much of a perfectionist to blog without creating anxiety for myself. And when I worry about it, it's just not that fun anymore :(
I might open it back up though, I was wanting to write a little reflection on adventures in Brazil.