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    **Award-Winning** Drama Short Film | The Dress You Have On | Omeleto

    August 21, 2019


    (insects buzzing) ♪ Growing older ♪ ♪ Older together ♪ ♪ Growing older ♪ – [Jess] How was work? – I’m so tired. I officially hate coffee. – You know you could just quit. – Yeah, I don’t wanna work for your dad. How many times do I have to tell you? – [Jess] It doesn’t have to be permanent, but he’s already said he would
    work around design school. – Can we just drop it? Thanks. I don’t even know if I wanna
    go to design school anymore. – Since when? – [Libby] We can talk about it later. I have to take a shower if we’re going to this
    fucking engagement party. (shower running) (shower stopping) – Fuck. – Here. – Libby? – [Libby] Yeah? – First it was getting
    your master’s degree in women’s studies. Then it was teaching inner-city schools, then it was writing a novel. Then after extensive conversations and lengthy applications, and deposits, it was design school. Now it’s what, Starbucks management track? – [Libby] I said I don’t
    want to talk about it yet. – [Jess] Well I do. – [Libby] I need to get ready. – You look fine in the dress
    you have on, Elizabeth. – [Libby] It doesn’t feel like me. – [Jess] You’ve had that dress for years. – Yeah, well, it doesn’t
    look like me anymore. I used to look better in this dress. – Are you going to tell
    me what’s going on? – Nothing, I’m just, I’m just tired. And I need some space. Can I get dressed in peace,
    or do you need to hover? – I’m trying to have a
    conversation with you. Do you want me to help you
    get dressed so we can talk? – [Libby] I don’t need
    help picking out a dress. I’ve been wearing dresses my whole life. I think I can figure it out just fine on my own, thank you. – Why do you have this, Libby? – So now you’re going through my stuff? – For fuck sake, why do you have this? – A guy at work was flirting with me. He must have stuck it in my
    bag as a suggestive joke. Nothing happened. I don’t even like the guy. – Do you think I’m an idiot? – What? You don’t think
    someone would flirt with me? Sometimes it’s nice to
    have attention from a man. – [Jess] That’s what this is about? – It’s not that simple. – I’m trying to have a
    conversation with you. What else do you miss? – We are going to be late. – What else do you miss? You miss feeling validated? You miss feeling pretty? You miss being the center of attention, that’s what this is about? – You know what I miss? Jess? I miss the smell of your cologne. How it would, always stay on the sheets
    after you took a nap. I miss the bulk of your weight,
    pressing against me, making me feel safe. I miss, I miss your stubble. And how it would always turn my
    nose pink after we made out. I miss fucking. I’m sorry, but I do. I miss being fucked but really, by a man. And I – I don’t know. There, do you feel better now? But nothing happened, really. Nothing happened. It was just a fantasy. I still had some. And I just put it in my bag. (heavy breathing) – [Jess] Do you still love me? – That has nothing to do with it. – Look at me. I know things haven’t been
    perfect, I know there are things that you miss, but
    you can’t keep changing your mind every five minutes
    whether you’re in this or not. – I have been in this
    since we were 16, Jess. I was there. For all of it. Hormones, surgery, name change. Therapy, appointments, so, so many fucking appointments, and I was there for all of it. That’s not what this is about. – You don’t love me anymore. – [Libby] God, nothing happened. – That’s not what I’m saying. I’m not talking about
    him, I’m talking about me. – It’s not about you, Jess! For once, it is not about you. Or him. It’s me. It’s about me. I just. I feel so goddam lost
    in this relationship. We’ve been so busy building your identity, we forgot mine altogether. I don’t know who I am
    outside of you anymore. – What do you need? I don’t know. Time, maybe. Can you give me that? – [Jess] How much time, Libby? – That is not fair. That is not fair of you to ask. I gave you 12 years, Jess. I still love you. So fucking much. But I don’t think I can do this anymore. – Here. Close your eyes. – I’m sorry. – I don’t want to poke you in the eye. (laughing) (crying) I’m afraid you are my one and only shot. But maybe that’s not enough of a reason.

    BTS (방탄소년단) ‘봄날 (Spring Day)’ Official MV
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    BTS (방탄소년단) ‘봄날 (Spring Day)’ Official MV

    August 13, 2019


    Miss you saying this makes miss you even more Miss you even though I’m looking at your photo Time’s so cruel I hate us Seeing each other for once is now so hard between us It’s all winter here even in August My heart is running on the time
    alone on the Snowpiercer Wanna get to the other side of the earth holding your hand
    Wanna put an end to this winter How much longing should we see snowing down
    to have the days of spring Friend Like the tiny dust tiny dust floating in the air Will I get to you a little faster
    if I was the snow in the air Snowflakes fall down and get away little by little I miss you I miss you How long do I have to wait and how many sleepless nights do I have to spend to see you to meet you Passing by the edge of the cold winter until the days of the spring until the days of the flower blossoms please stay, please stay there a little longer Is it you who changed or is it me I hate this moment this time flowing by we are changed you know,
    just like everyone you know Yes I hate you you left me but I never stopped thinking about you not even a day Honestly I miss you but I’ll erase you cuz it hurts less than to blame you I try to exhale you in pain
    like smoke like white smoke I say that I’ll erase you
    but I can’t really let you go yet Snowflakes fall down and get away little by little I miss you I miss you How long do I have to wait
    and how many sleepless nights do I have to spend to see you to meet you You know it all You’re my best friend the morning will come again No darkness no season can’t last forever Maybe it’s cherry blossoms and this winter will be over I miss you I miss you Wait a little bit just a few more nights I’ll be there to see you
    I’ll come for you Passing by the edge of the cold winter until the days of the spring until the days of the flower blossoms please stay, please stay there a little longer

    What If There Were No Prices? The Railroad Thought Experiment
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    What If There Were No Prices? The Railroad Thought Experiment

    August 11, 2019


    To appreciate why market prices are essential to human well-being, consider what a fix we
    would be in without them. Suppose you were the commissar of
    railroads in the old Soviet Union. Markets and prices have been banished. You and your comrades. Passionate communists all. Now, directly plan how to
    use available resources. You want a railroad from city A to city B,
    but between the cities is a mountain range. Suppose somehow you know that
    the railroad once built. Will serve the nation equally well. Whether it goes through the mountains or
    around. If you build through the mountains,
    you’ll use much less steel for the tracks. Because that route is shorter. But you’ll use a great deal of
    engineering to design the trestles and tunnels needed to cross the rough terrain. That matters because engineering is also
    needed to design irrigation systems, mines, harbor installations and
    other structures. And you don’t want to tie up
    engineering on your railroad if it would be more valuable designing
    those other structures instead. You can save engineering for
    other projects. If you build around
    the mountains on level ground. But that way you’ll use much more steel
    rail to go the longer distance and steel is also needed for other purposes. For vehicles, girders, ships, pots and
    pans and thousands of other things. Which route should you choose for
    the good of the nation? To answer, you would need to
    determine which bundle of resources is less urgently needed for
    other purposes. The large amount of engineering and
    small amount of steel for the route through the mountains,
    where the small amount of engineering and large amount of steel for
    the roundabout route. But how could you find out the urgency
    of need for engineering and steel in other uses? Just one way engineering is used
    is to build irrigation systems. To assess the importance of a particular
    irrigation system, you would need to know what the farmers know about how irrigation
    would increase the yield of their fields. And to know the value of that increased
    yield, you’d need to know what grocers know about their customers eagerness for
    that produce. That in turn depends on what customers
    know about the better meals they could fix with that produce. How would you find all this out? Just one way to use steel
    is to build new trucks. To assess the importance of a particular
    new truck, you would need to know what the trucker knows about the capacity
    of his current truck, and how much more quickly he could make the deliveries his
    customers want with a new bigger truck. To know the importance of those
    deliveries, you would need to know what his customers know about the value
    of getting goods delivered. That in turn depends on what still others
    know about the uses of those goods at their destinations. To reason about where
    to route the railroad, you need this kind of information for all
    possible uses of engineering and steel. That’s a massive amount of knowledge, held
    by millions of people throughout society. How might you get it? You might try surveys, but think how
    many people you would need to survey. All those who prepare meals with produce,
    and all those who take delivery by truck for
    starters. The numbers would be staggering. And often people don’t even know what they
    prefer until they face an actual choice. So they might not be able to answer
    survey questions accurately. Even if they could,
    by the time the surveys were returned and processed, much of the information
    would be out of date. And even if you could get complete and
    timely information about what everyone knows, that’s relevant
    to every use of steel in engineering, you would still need to deduce from
    it where to build the railroad. How would you begin to make
    sense of that mountain of data? In the words of Ludwig von Mises,
    you would be groping in the dark. You would face what is known as
    the knowledge problem of central planning. The reason why comprehensive
    socialism inevitably fails. Central planners cannot get the knowledge
    they need in order to plan effectively. You, commissar, simply cannot know on what
    projects scarce resources should be used for the good of the nation. But now change the thought experiment. Imagine that somewhere in the market
    economy part of the world, you are the chief operating
    officer of a railroad company. You work not for the good of the nation,
    but to generate profits for your firm. You want to run a railroad
    line from city C to city D. Again, there’s a mountain
    range between them. Now, how do you decide on the route? You choose what’s cheapest. You would calculate the total
    cost of each route for each one, multiplying the amount of engineering
    required by the price of engineering, and adding that to the amount of steel
    required times the price of steel. Then, you would choose whichever
    cost your company less. You might give no thought at all to the
    good of the nation or society as a whole. But, and here’s the marvel,
    by choosing the route that is cheapest for your company you would thereby choose
    the route that’s best for society. You would use the bundle of resources
    that’s least urgently needed for other purposes. Why? Because those market prices you calculate
    with reflects the urgency of need for engineering and
    steel in all their alternative uses. For example, suppose customers wanting
    to taste your meals, would buy better, more expensive produce, if it were
    on the shelf of their local grocery. In effect,
    they’re offering grocers more for produce. So the grocers will offer farmers more for
    produce. So the farmers who feels would be
    sufficiently improved by irrigation will offer more for irrigation systems. And those who build irrigation systems
    will offer engineers more to design them. Now that designing irrigation
    systems pays engineers better, people who want to hire engineers for
    other projects, such as railroads, will have to offer them at least as
    much to make it worth their while. The higher price tells everyone who
    uses engineering that it’s become, for some reason, more valuable so
    maybe they should use less. In this way, the market prices of
    resources represent the particular knowledge and preferences of
    millions of people who directly or indirectly use those resources. And the prices communicate
    that knowledge and those preferences to everyone interested. Only with market prices to communicate
    this vast amount of human knowledge to us. Can we calculate the least costly
    ways of producing the things we want, coordinator activities with the activities
    of others, use resources where society values the most, and thereby satisfy
    as many human wants as possible?