Have a strange question? ‘Is It Normal’ is the answer

confused

 

 

It’s normal to be curious about what the weird things that happen in your life, but what about when you are inquisitive about the specific terms of your problem?

“We feel that to reveal embarrassing or private things, like a primitive person fearing that a photographer will steal his soul, we identify our secrets, our pasts and their blotches, with our identity, that revealing our habits or losses or deeds somehow makes one less of oneself. But it’s just the opposite, more is more is more—more bleeding, more giving.”

That unnecessarily somber quote by writer Dave Eggers is on the banner of Is it Normal. The website’s idea is nothing new. Yahoo Answers, although not the most reliable–it is the place that a member asked, “If I die and go heaven can I still watch anime?” after all–or as popular as it once was, is a shining example of when too much time on your hands and blind curiosity meet.

READ ALSO‘This Is Fake’ finding Facebook truth

Of course there are other options for cleaner discourse about issues. One of the tending questions on the site recently was “Is It Normal to think black people should thank white people for slavery?” Consensus on that question was at 45 per cent in support. Many of the questions are downright troll-y, in internet lingo and in a broader sense the entire internet is troll-y. Google’s autocomplete search queries prove this. When typing in name of popstar Rihanna, ‘is so photosynthesis,’ is one of the results that come up immeditely. If anything ‘Is It Normal’ just shows how not-normal we all are.

 

Previous Hot Date
Next Campus Vibe

You might also like

Latest 0 Comments

Ugandan police block gay pride parade

Ugandan police have blocked gay pride celebrations from happening in two resorts outside the capital, Kampala. Gay rights activist Frank Mugisha said more than 100 LGBTI people tried to participate

Latest 0 Comments

Business News Highlights

Low income earners to get tax relief as Uhuru approves Finance Bill 2016 Low-income earners are set for a reprieve on their taxes following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s signing of the

Latest 0 Comments

Top 3 scariest horror movie villains

Freddy Krueger The scary thing about Freddy Krueger was how it was seemingly impossible to get away from him. He was in your dreams and in real life. Plus his

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply