Happy (early?) Birthday to the seven billionth person on this planet. Its official, we are fucked.
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Go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They...– Kurt Vonnegut, with your friendly weekend reminder to get creative. [Quote from his 2006 essay collection A Man Without a Country] (via jasonweinberger)
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“Everybody’s success is predicated on the hard work of all of us. Nobody gets there on their own. So why…” http://t.co/8uA6NSJV
Everybody’s success is predicated on the hard work of all of us. Nobody gets...– JON STEWART, on the conservative and libertarian notion that the government should not provide “safety nets” for the disadvantaged in our society, on The Daily Show. Yep. (via inothernews)
How did some banks become “too big to fail”? Why did their reckless behaviour go...– Andreas Whittam Smith: Bankers are to blame for this mess. And they still don’t get it. (via pantslessprogressive)
Anonymous: In Response To The Oakland Shooting Of...
youranonnews: Our Brother Marine Corps Veteran Scott Olsen Remains In The Hospital Under Critical Condition From Sustaining A Blow To The Head From An Oakland Police Department Riot Officer Projectile Early Wednesday Morning October 25, 2011. OccupyMARINES Have Watched Closely The Response From The OPD, The Mayor, The Governor, And All Others Involved In The Oakland Attack On Peaceful...
Which Bank Is the Worst? →
cheatsheet: We’ve outlined the seven deadliest sins of the big banks. Read them here, and then tell us which one you think is the worst. 1. JPMorgan Chase kicks 54 military families out of their homes—despite a law against doing so. 2. Wells Fargo gives bonuses to loan officers to put minority borrowers into high-priced subprime mortgages—internally dubbed “ghetto loans.” 3. Citigroup,...
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Love without courage and wisdom is sentimentality, as with the ordinary church...– Ammon Hennacy, The Book of Ammon
We are not expecting Utopia here on this earth. But God meant things to be much...– Dorothy Day, On Pilgrimage (1948)
Police brutality charges sweep across the US →
A report from the New York Civil Liberties Union recently looked at police use of Taser stun guns in the state, and revealed that in 60% of incidents where they were used, the incident did not meet the recommended criteria for such a weapon. Some cases involved people already handcuffed and 40% involved “at risk” subjects such as children, the elderly or mentally ill. “This disturbing pattern of...
RT @NoamChomski: The very moment that freedom of speech becomes a threat to the status quo, censorship will follow, be clever find ways …
I actually attack the concept of happiness. The idea that - I don’t mind people...– Hugh Mackay (via aeloquence)
The most important things are the hardest to say. They are the things you get...– Stephen King (via aeloquence)
RT @mike__friesen: The people who know God well—always meet a lover, not a dictator.-Richard Rohr
“Zooey Deschanel’s character in The New Girl is probably the clearest example of this right now, as…” http://t.co/6kTrS6P3
Zooey Deschanel’s character in The New Girl is probably the clearest example of...– 4 Pieces of Relationship Advice Movies Need to Stop Giving | Cracked.com Oh, I love this paragraph in particular: Hollywood is still teaching women that “dumb” is “attractive,” they’re just hipsterfying it. I don’t know when it happened (maybe after Clueless?), but sometime after the ’90s, “Quirky...
All government, in its essence, is a conspiracy against the superior man: its...– H. L. Mencken, Smart Set (December 1919)
Can’t you find something else to do besides dining on the drama of other...– Don Draper (via johnniesimpson)
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youarenotyou: Please stop talking about how “bad”, “wrong”, “dangerous” or “stupid” it is when people self-diagnose, especially in regard to mental illness. Let’s go over the reasons this is fucked up, problematic and oppressive. 1. Classism. Psychiatric and other types of evaluations are really fucking expensive, and often inaccessible. The last psych eval I had cost me $500. Anything...
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The thing you think you need will not be found in another church, it will be...– Jon Tyson (via thereforethecross)