February 6th, 2008

AtU - fallin yes i am fallin

Media frenzy, with a side of the real world.

Maan, do y'all know how hard it is to get a damn copy of Across the Universe? I'm gonna go down to 16th Street and see if either the Barnes & Noble or Virgin's got it, because I went to Target yesterday, and they had a full shelf marked off for AtU, and know what was left? Two Blu-Ray discs. Seriously. That's it.

On the upside, I felt real responsible yesterday. I went to class, work, hung out in the honors lounge, got gas, and went grocery shopping. And I can even count it as groceries, because less than half of what I bought was chocolate or pizza!

So, I've got Legacy and history today. In Legacy, we will talk about Adam Smith and his Junior Achievement Principles, and in history we shall...

Oh shit. We've got our discussion quiz today, and I haven't so much as opened the book. *flails helplessly, and then decided to rely mostly on knowledge gleaned from the Alvin Maker series*

...which, speaking vaguely of, THEY'RE MAKING A BATTLE ROOM GAME OMG YOU GUYZ!!!!!!!! Ooh, dude, I hope it's MMO, and that you can join armies and toons and- I'm going to shut up now.
#s - smug

...wow, philosophy!

So, I was just sitting there in my Legacy class, listening to the discussion, and Dr. So brings up a few points which I immediately analyze through the viewpoint of Draco in The Code. Even better, I don't realize what I'm going until I've already reached a few conclusions.

I am hopeless, but awesome.

Anyway, then I had history, where we pretty much just had our discussion groups. The group I was in was all disgustingly artistic (me, an undecided, a theatre major, a photography major, and a dance education major), and one of them was quite the annoying idiot as well. She kept bringing the discussion back to this one point where she was all, "It would be so much better if it had happened like this!", and I kept going, "But it didn't, and this is why". And it kept going on like that, until I reached the point where I wanted to bitch at her, "Yes, that's all very well if we've got a bloody time machine, but we don't, so move on!" I actually wrote this on my paper, so that I wouldn't shout it at her.

I also came to a conclusion about honors students versus regular students at Metro. It's not so much knowledge or even ability to think; it's that the honors students are open to ideas. Like, you could bring up a question of, "But was slavery really a bad thing?", and honors students won't immediately jump up and call you a Nazi or anything, they'll listen to your ideas, and will even understand that you're not condoning slavery or saying it's a good thing, you're just raising it as something to think about.