Don’t eat meat. Be as passionate as you can all the time. Don’t use the word...– John Darnielle, when asked in an interview to give advice for the “young people.” PS: it’s a great interview. (via flannelowl) (via peacenikseekspeacenik) (via itsthemusicpeople)
dostoyevsky: against the wall, the firing squad ready. then he got a reprieve. suppose they had shot Dostoevsky? before he wrote all that? I suppose it wouldn’t have mattered not directly. there are billions of people who have never read him and never will. but as a young man I know that he got me through the factories, past the whores, lifted me high through the night and put me down in a...
Madiba: The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela →
Bisexuality: A Contemporary Paradox for Women |... →
queero: The cultural construction of “lesbian” and “heterosexual” women in late-nineteenth-century European cultures created both the possibility of conceiving the “bisexual” woman and the belief that bisexuality cannot exist. Social scientists have suggested several alternatives to dichotomous constructions of sexuality to facilitate the conceptualization of and therefore empirical research on,...
Semenya is breathtakingly butch. Her torso is like the chest plate on a suit of...– Sports, sex, and the runner Caster Semenya : The New Yorker (via aminatou) (via sexismandthecity)
Instructions For Life In The New Millennium
peacenikseekspeacenik: beebsbanter: By The Dalai Lama 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self, respect for others and responsibility for all your actions. 4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. 5....
“It Felt Love” How did the rose Ever open its heart And give to this world...– Hafiz (via oversouled) (via poetrynews)
peacenikseekspeacenik: veganarchy: 1:52pm Brian how many anarchists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? 1:53pm michal oh oh i’ve heard this one! i can’t member the punch line though *remember 1:53pm Brian i’m making it up right now 1:55pm michal well? 1:57pm Brian well, first there’s a consensus meeting about where to hold the actual meeting to discuss said lightbulb. after hours of...
today i am grateful for: cuddling sweet potatoes fleece singing knitting zombie movies drinking water out of mason jars playing catch with my kitten coconut bliss writing reading comic books naps yoga free time to spend with nate meeting new people
today i am grateful for: rain friends who buy me dinner live jazz concerts rain agave nectar in my tea making progress in my novel forcing myself to write even when i don’t feel like i can rain meeting new friends smoothies new recipes to try writing letters feeling proud of my body drawing trying to fit my arms into nate’s coat (while he is wearing it) playing with...
Judith Butler on Caster Semenya's case →
brandileeeeee: (via noteasybeingred) JUDITH BUTLER FTW
When he died, I understood that he was such a very kindred, dear and necessary...– Tolstoy about Dostoyevsky. (via dostoyevsky) (via peacenikseekspeacenik)
Leo Tolstoy on why YOU should be a vegetarian.
peacenikseekspeacenik: sometimesagreatnotion: “I only wish to say that for a good life a certain order of good actions is indispensable; that if a man’s aspirations toward right living be serious they will inevitably follow one definite sequence; and that in this sequence the first virtue a man will strive after will be self-control, self-restraint. And in seeking for self-control a man will...
It doesn’t seem that the protests are working against getting the tuition...– Ryan Gamble “UC Berkeley Protest and UC Davis Protest leads to arrest” The Examiner (via itsthemusicpeople)
A spirituality that is only private and self-absorbed, one devoid of an...– Andrew Harvey
peacenikseekspeacenik: tiredofbeingignored: “I know I may not be “traditionally pretty,” but playas line up around the block to make some time with me, and they aren’t even getting it right then. The line is just for the wristband, yo. The hotness is not about age, looks, body type, race - it is about honesty, knowing who you are and being who you are, without trying to front like you are...
today i am grateful for: maple syrup fresh fruit visiting nate’s friends & family free juice breathing inspiration for a new zine the sound of music ice cream inside jokes cuddly kittens new books to read sleep naps knitting meditation momo NOT throwing up in the car on the way home packages from friends poetry a break from monotony flannel sheets hot showers an...
Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to...– Susan B. Anthony (penny-farthings were fixies too) (via syntheticpubes)