re MacKenzie Scott
As a philanthropist, you're not really helping the world if you're not helping WOMEN MAKE MONEY, become financially free, even wealthy, perhaps. This trend of female philanthropy is disheartening. Keep the money. Make even more money. Play the game. Be powerful. Steer this Patriarchy into a "Bonobo Sisterhood"/Matriarchy. It's better for everyone.
re White People &Their Stuff
White Person: Look at my new [fill-in-the-blank]! It cost $X, and it's X, and it's blah blah blah blah blah.
Me: [overtly sarcastic tone] Cool.
White Person gossiping to a fellow White: She didn't even comment on my obviously expensive [fill-in-the-blank], and she didn't care about any of my stuff! What. A. Bitch.
re New Tech
There's nothing more frustrating than getting gifted new tech, only to find out which of your current tech has become obsolete.
Yes, I love them. Yes, I think it's naive for us to think that they're naive enough to not understand the innuendos of some of their lines, like, for instance, "It's black, and it's pink when the sun down." The reality, however, is that they're singing about complete nonsense, and I love it! I love it!
From time to time, I still hear the voice that haunts, "Nobody wants to hear you." I am, nevertheless, getting better at telling that voice to go fuck itself.
re Problem Solving