<p> Danah Boyd <a href="http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/archives/2006/10/14/preelection_cyn.html" title=" on the way">on the way</a> the intellectual world works:<a href="http://www.google.com/reader/view/"> <br /></a>

</p><blockquote class="posterous_medium_quote"> When i used to bitch and moan in high school or college, my mother would often tell me to shush up and enjoy because “these are the best times of your life.” I used to snort at this comment in the same way that i used to roll my eyes whenever she started anything with “when i was your age…” or when she’d tell me that she understood. Yes, i was that pre-emo child who thought that no one could ever understand. </blockquote><p> She’s been disappointed by the poor behavior of so many people who she thought she could look up to. I know the feeling. </p>

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