From the book, "Disorder in the American Courts"
Attorney: ALL your responses MUST be oral, OK? What school did you go to?
Lit, in motion
… and I shambled after as I’ve been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in...
A hotel room, for me, has an implication of voluptuousness, furtive, short lived. Perhaps my not seeing Henry has heightened my hunger. I masturbate often, luxuriously, without remorse or after distaste. For the first time I know what it is to eat. I have gained four pounds. I get frantically hungry, and the food I eat gives me a lingering pleasure. I never ate before in this deep carnal way. I...
No I don’t wanna battle from beginning to end; I don’t wanna cycle,...– Coldplay – Death and All His Friends
Anonymity and free love
Gergen, Gergen, & Barton (1973) placed participants in a room with 6 to 8 other people for an hour. Room was completely dark, and participants were informed that they would be completely anonymous. There was no way to identify who was in the room. In the dark, participants quickly developed a sense of intimacy: 90% touched each other on purpose, 80% felt sexual arousal, they all discussed...
Decoding is a complicated and fraught process
For example, what does a smile mean? person likes you person had a happy thought of which you know nothing person is demented person is a smiley person in general
Gender and friendships
Martin (1997) identified several gender-specific aspects of what friends talk about: Women: relationships with men, problems with flatmates, clothes Men: being trapped in a relationship, sports, alcohol, women, sex
I’m sinking like a stone in the sea. I’m burning like a bridge for...– Brand New – Tautou