I am so very bad at making small talk The sick I frighten, the elderly I mock. Why isn’t “Hey, Good morning!” enough Why do you ask me what is up? I just smile and say nothing much Showing my teeth, my phone I clutch Why do we have to follow this charade? This is the reason earphones were made! You do your thing, and I’ll do mine If you wanna talk, let meet over wine I am so very bad at making small talk The sick I frighten, the elderly I mock.
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How many of your opinions are actually your own? If you think carefully, you will realize very few, or maybe even none. Most of our opinions are either picked up from some article we read or some famous personality or that friend who has lots to say. Quite a lot of our opinions and likes exist due to influence. Maybe you love Priyanka Chopra and you get influenced by her and actively participate in feministic issues around you. There is nothing wrong with being influenced, as long as you process that recommendation on your own, rather than, just blindly accepting it. This brings me to my next point, Groupthink. A few months ago, I became aware of this term called groupthink. While struggling to make sense of certain situations, one of my friends, he'd like to be called lil' bitch (he is the wierdo! you will get the reference, keep reading) told me to not take it so personally, as this was a classic example of groupthink. And that made a lot of sense. I finally had an e
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I have woken up But I'm still not awake I might look interested Believe me, it's fake I am sitting in a call But my mind is away I'm wearing a jacket But I'm thinking of may The screen is out of focus And I'm stifling a yawn I'm sitting in a room I'd rather sunbathe on a lawn I have woken up But I'm still not awake I might look interested Believe me, it's fake I am nodding along With affirmative sounds You're paying me in rupees But I'm spending in pounds! I pretend to understand and scribble on my pad please end this call or I'll end up mad! I have woken up But I'm still not awake I might look interested Believe me, it's fake