Did it ever occur to you that you’re so caught up in trying to make the right...– Dawsons Creek (via dreamersblock) (via quote-book)
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.– Albert Camus (Submitted by: kate-kate-kate) (via quote-book)
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to hell with your new shit, and whether or not you think you fit in.– john o’ callaghan
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.– John F. Kennedy | Submitted by xjustlistenn (via quote-book)
Paul Mooney on the Ground Zero Mosque: "You mean... →
venetian-blinded-rage: (via ihatethismess) WIN.
Whenever I hear someone who isn’t black whining about why they can’t say...– via (via lams) (via ihatethismess) TRUE STORY. (via venetian-blinded-rage)
Internerd: 3 Reasons the “Ground Zero Mosque”... →
By: Gladstone August 20th, 2010 87,156 views I don’t usually write about politics. It’s important, but something I want no part of – kind of like a raw sewage treatment facility. But frankly, I haven’t been this upset in a long time. And it’s due to the logic-hating, herd-mentality…
Jane Doe #225: i just thought i was being old →
remember that post i wrote about that white girl who told her black boyfriend “nah niggah chill” and he just didn’t even care. and i thought jesus christ, why am i so old fashioned? and i thought for a second, maybe i’m wrong about everything when it comes to anti racism. like i tell my white…
Parents might regret having themselves jumped into marriage or a career and hope...– This New York Times article is making a little too much sense, and it is terrifying. (via unicornology)
The nitty-gritty of whittling down your... →
venetian-blinded-rage: minimalmac: Now every purchase I make comes with a second-guess: Do I really need this? Like really, really need this? In the past year, “impulse buy” has left my vocabulary. I found myself buying fewer things, but also nicer things. On the whole, it’s led me to cherish my few purchases more. Every possession also requires a certain amount of upkeep, and I find myself...
Without A Revolution, Americans Are History →
venetian-blinded-rage: azspot: Here is what can be done. The wars, which benefit no one but the military-security complex and Israel’s territorial expansion, can be immediately ended. This would reduce the US budget deficit by hundreds of billions of dollars per year. More hundreds of billions of dollars could be saved by cutting the rest of the military budget, which in its present size,...
Ironically, the anti-rational movement is strongest in America, the nation that...– Defy Rationalism? (via azspot) (via venetian-blinded-rage)
The even deeper problem isn’t so much that the majority public is ignorant...– Mosquerade (via azspot) (via ifighttheonesthatfightme) (via venetian-blinded-rage)
A child embarrassed by his mother.. is just a child who hasn’t lived long...– For One More Day, Mitch Albom (via quote-book)
The Power Trip: How Power Affects Us (Wall Street... →
psychotherapy: “…surveys of organizations find that the vast majority of rude and inappropriate behaviors, such as the shouting of profanities, come from the offices of those with the most authority. Psychologists refer to this as the paradox of power. The very traits that helped leaders accumulate control in the first place all but disappear once they rise to power. Instead of being polite,...
Whenever people of color bring up the issue of racism in their lives we seem to...– Tim Wise (via birdshine) (via pridenotprejudice) (via ruthannsimages) This. Nails. It. White perspective is just that, white perspective. Or as Ice Cube said, “Either they don’t know, don’t show or just don’t care about what goes on in the hood.” (via manspeaker)(via brave-slut) Every time I...
We often cause ourselves suffering, by wanting only to live in a world of...– bell hooks, Belonging via orchidaceae. (via tobia) (via baruchandroll)
We condition our children to become good authoritarian subjects. No wonder when...– Is Filipino Parenting Style Prone to Produce Wimps?
Alotta white guys say, “Hey man, that’s not fair. You can say whatever you want....– Chris Rock, Kill the Messenger (2008) (via spokenbeats) (via so-treu) (via robot-heart-politics) (via savagemike) (via stfuconservatives) (via esmarelda) (via ihatethismess) (via chaichangechaos)
Most people don’t know that the birth control pill was first tested in 1957 on...– “A Fine Line Between Reproductive Justice and Eugenics” I have some fairly outsized issues with Ms. Magazine, but this article is fantastic. Hit the link for the rest. (via tart-tart: chelle-shock) can’t be said often enough, as apparently a number of modern *f*eminists have forgotten these...
How to Be Friends with an Introvert →
lovepotion9: whoremosexual: nightinnantes: qoscar | lisztomania | rufustfirefly | thequietworld | pointmanarchitect | frontiercity | paper-girl: 1. If you must drag them to a party, please don’t abandon them. Don’t go rushing off to catch up with your other friends without including the introvert; the inny will die in a corner. 2. If they actually call and want to talk, listen! These...
"I get very dark moods for no reason. Nothing in...
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Prevent trouble before it arises. Put things in order before they exist. The...– Lao Tzu (via jesuisperdu) (via constantflux) (via quote-book)