// q u o t e d //

“That young people don’t have valid thoughts about the world because they haven’t been alive long enough is sadly a very popular and, frankly, unoriginal sentiment. When I think about that time, I was just responding to the world around me. And I was perceptive enough that I felt like I could make connections to things in my life. I don’t think it was abstract. And I am basically skeptical of any adults who have those kinds of things to say about young people because it seems to always very transparently stem from fear and insecurity. And to be honest, the fact that he’s shorter than me in real life.”

Rookie Mag founder Tavi Gevinson in response to The Sartorialist‘s Scott Schuman, who stated that Tavi’s young start in fashion blogging was like “a five-year old Michael Jackson singing about love — to him they are just words.”

Can you say: // S H U T  D O W N //

quote via New York Magazine


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