social media is sort of like barthes "i'm wearing the sunglasses" except instead of anxiety about love, it's anxiety about how we are seen, about our political/social selves, it's the practice of indicating what we are thinking about except within a context of publicly pretending that we've already thought it through. and calling each other out for not having thought something through enough, or not giving proof of one's allegiance to this blabla or that balboa. this sounds obvious or pretentious. haha. just working something out in public. wearing sunglasses. haha. oh that's even more obvious or pretentious. never mind here's a picture of my dog. no sunglasses. we should be so lucky.