"I wonder what happened to humans that they got so afraid they could no longer tell one another that they are already so desperately lonely, they they want sex, that they want meaning and adventure in this weird life? Why are they so embarassed to tell their dreams, their flaws, and whims? What happened that they have become so shy, so lazy, so desperate, and so devoid of connection? Sometimes, I wonder if all these f*cking poems, and f*cking novels, and f*cking paintings are just here because we are afraid to tell things directly, to shout who we are and why we are. The great question is, what happened?"
By Justin Adriel de Castro who says, "I am my very own version of a renaissance man." He is more popularly known though as The Boy Who Cried Books when his story of selling, well, books to pay for law school went viral on social media last year.
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Photograph from Justin's Facebook page, uploaded by Sam Quinto