Walking on eggshells because tumblr is subtle and quick to anger.
Ask me anything.
The vicious circle
so here’s some weird Corgi mixes
I see no lies.
There should be an app where you enter your OTPs. When you’re out and about and you get close to another person who likes one of your OTPs, your phones both vibrate. Then you make eye contact and nod stealthily.
I’d install this. Zel/Lina forever.
I try and bring up how he ruined free in state tuition in the name of hippie bashing when he was California’s governor often, but don’t exactly have the biggest platform.
"Worst of all, these students’ sense of the future is constrained by planning for and then paying down their student loans, often for decades. Economists are waking up to the fact that when young Americans enter the workforce burdened with over a trillion dollars in cumulative debt, they become risk averse, unwilling to move, less able to make major purchases, and slower to become homeowners. Not coincidentally, they don’t feel safe enough to register any major protests against the society that’s done this to them.”
… So I’m gonna call bullshit on this one. We live in very emotionally dishonest times, where advertising manipulates us into hating ourselves so it can sell us things to the tune of billions of dollars a year. Nobody really walks around without the seeds of self-hate and at least a small forest of self-doubt and that is no kind of way to feel to show other people that you like them. You could have a lot of people crushing on you, but until they feel safe revealing those emotions you will never get to know about it.
Solution? Crush capitalism and the heteropatriarchy, and all of this “feelings are a weakness and you’re not good enough” bullshit goes away.
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I can count three - maybe four - people ON THIS ENTIRE PLANET who I can trust to hear about my feelings without reading threat, weakness, or both into it. everyone else? nope nope nope nope nope. never complain, never explain.
gets lonely sometimes. without those three-maybe-four I would be barking mad by now.
Babylon 5 is easily the most important show of the 90s. Often ignored by critics because of the many short-comings of the show, this show allowed the current golden-age of television. Babylon 5 was a science fiction epic, it was a call back to Frank Herbert, a story that was the rise and fall of empires and corruption in politics. It was subversive without being overtly so. It was riveting television, because unlike most TV shows, it was one focused story told over five seasons. It was also populist! J. Michael Straczynski understands the deficit of leadership we see in this country, and more leaders need to be of the people. Share if you agree.
Everyone go watch this show.
Anonymous said: Towards the whole "pronouns hurt people's feelings" topic. Am I REALLY the only person on the planet that thinks people are becoming far to sensative? Nearly to the point that they shouldn't leave their little home bubbles in the case that a bird chirps next to them in a way that sounds like a mean word. Maybe, JUST MAYBE, we're becoming a little TOO coddling and people need to learn to deal with simplistic shit like words. And yes, I've been insulted and made fun of. I got over it. So can you.
Supposedly invented by the Chinese, there is an ancient form of torture that is nothing more than cold, tiny drops falling upon a person’s forehead.
On its own, a single drop is nothing. It falls upon the brow making a tiny splash. It doesn’t hurt. No real harm comes from it.
In multitudes, the drops are still fairly harmless. Other than a damp forehead, there really is no cause for concern.
The key to the torture is being restrained. You cannot move. You must feel each drop. You have lost all control over stopping these drops of water from splashing on your forehead.
It still doesn’t seem like that big of a deal. But person after person, time and time again—would completely unravel psychologically. They all had a breaking point where each drop turned into a horror. Building and building until all sense of sanity was completely lost.
"It was just a joke, quit being so sensitive."
"They used the wrong pronoun, big deal."
"So your parents don’t understand, it could be worse."
Day after day. Drop after drop. It builds up. A single instance on its own is no big deal. A few drops, not a problem. But when you are restrained, when you cannot escape the drops, when it is unending—these drops can be agony.
People aren’t sensitive because they can’t take a joke. Because they can’t take being misgendered one time. Because they lack a thick skin.
People are sensitive because the drops are unending and they have no escape from them.
You are only seeing the tiny, harmless, single drop hitting these so-called “sensitive” people. You are failing to see the thousands of drops endured before that. You are failing to see the restraints that make them inescapable.
Chinese water torture - or anything that works the same way - is defined by restraint and repetition. Must remember.
i tried to take a picture damnit
annnnnd you are fucking adorableAWE THAT WAS ONE OF THE CUTEST THINGS IVE EVER SEEN YOURE A BAB Y
It’s like a fawn getting disappointed then getting happy. TOO ADORABLE
So frickin cute
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