>tfw not born timely/smart/focused/confident enough to study directly under notable continentals like Marleau-Ponty, Lefebvre, Adorno, Habermas, Latour, Lacan, Agamben, and so on, and write important theory.
>tfw you might try really really hard and become a technical writer or editor or journalist
why even live?
>tfw I was instead born stoic and wise and can accept the shortcomings and randomness of life with utter serenity
Damn it feels good to only need the bare necessities and my own virtue to find completion in life.
Damn it feels good to be a gangsta.
Nobody's just born with all those traits fully formed. There are dyslexics with C-titles at Fortune 500 companies right now, so get your shit together and gun for the much less competitive world of academia if that's your dream.