Life is a show: tiny philosopicly synical note

Life is a show. A very simple and famous quotations. Not sure who wrote them for the very first time. Anyway I’m just going to write down what’s randomly popped out in my mind. A simple quotation, does that mean it has a shallow meaning? Frankly no. Does that means it has the same significance as it’s simplicity? Big no. Does that also mean, people could simply understand these four words? HELL NO.
Anyway, shortly I’m not going to turn this into an epic movie. And not a drama either. I’m not a type of entertainer, trust me. Some old philosophy script, or usually even the modern one – based on old philosophers took such heavy context and very less people had the capacity to load it safely into their minds. Not sure if I can do better but let’s give a try.

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The Quote I Like and Things That I Hate

Salah satu quote yang saya suka adalah “Don’t judge the book by it’s cover.” Pasaran banget, memang. Tapi ngena banget di aku. Waktu pertama kali orang lihat saya, mereka seringkali memuji atau meremehkan sekaligus. Kalau memuji, mereka biasanya bilang “Wah, udah kuliah masih imut-imut ya, kayak anak SMA” atau “Wah, anaknya Pak Maryatmo cantik ya.” Saya sih biasanya cuma senyum simpul, formalitas. Karena saya sudah tau buntut pujian ini biasanya nggak mengenakkan di saya. Bukan mau negative thinking, tapi hal ini sudah cukup sering terjadi: diremehkan karena status saya sebagai perempuan yang badannya kecil dan muka childish, atau karena status saya yang notabene anaknya dosen. Continue reading