-They sounded as if their friendship depends on 'likes'.
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sa Survivor ni Chuck Palahniuk, about sa religion sang character, pero pwede man ma-apply sa tanan nga gina-pa-memorize nga guro malipatan man:
We were kept busy learning. We had a million facts to remember. We memorized half the Old Testament.- - - - -
We thought all this teaching was to make us smart. What it did was make us stupid.
With all the little facts we learned, we never had the time to think. We were so excited about passing tests, we never looked beyond the night of the baptism.
We were all so worried about our worst fears, we never considered how boring life would be even if we succeeded and got a good job.
from No Reason for Murder:
If we suppose there are people who are enthusiastic about becoming great, there are also people who find peace in becoming small. It's the common notion that becoming great is always a worthwhile goal, the only good thing there is. But the opposite of that idea can give pleasure as well.