By Lynn Phillips
Lynn Phillips' new publication is so witty and sharp in its observations. it is laugh-out-loud heady. I relatively loved the variety of references, from the intellectual to the lowbrow and all over the place among. it is a nice tonic
compared to such a lot of of the self-congratulating self-help books.
Wayne Lavender, Psychologist
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When you consume gossip and scandal media, the paparazzi are working to satisfy you, and if a beautiful princess dies trying to escape from them you can rightly consider yourself partly responsible, especially since it didn’t stop you from watching her sons grieve. 60 Self-Loathing for Beginners 3. Even if you feel no pangs about your part in hounding celebrities to death, you can always sharpen your self-loathing by tallying up the time you spent watching and gossiping about some scandal when you should have been creating one of your own.
1. ). Instead of rejoicing, however, you want to puke. 2. D. ” 3. Somebody at the table says they’ve never experienced a single minute of self-loath- 34 Self-Loathing for Beginners ing, and that somebody isn’t you, and you wish you weren’t you either. 4. It’s Monday. ” SELFLOATHER ARE YOU? Denial-prone self-loathing comes in many different styles. See if you can find yours among the two most popular: 1. Catapulters—in a frantic effort to ignore their self-loathing, catapulters pack their self-hatred into Molotov cocktails and lob them at others.
Unless, of course, you are Paris Hilton. ) Q: When I cruise the porn rack, is there anything I can do to enliven the familiar cruddy sensation of finding myself there? A: Yes again! Try this reverse angle trick: grab a favorite porn rag, but instead of merely loathing yourself for being Impairment Box Annals of the Self-Loathing Impaired Paris Hilton is one of the few people who loves being a celebrity the way the extraterrestrial vixen Barbarella loved sex: people can exploit or humiliate her however they like with a clear conscience because she is incapable of the shame that so many people on this planet feel.
Self-Loathing for Beginners by Lynn Phillips