People who are racist, ableist, misogynist, homophobic, transphobic, classist, or generally discriminatory based on things that a person can’t change HURT PEOPLE WITH THEIR VIEWS. Those people are in the film industry, the comic books industry, etc. telling people of color, LGBTQIA+ people, women, differently-abled people, that they don’t exist, that they aren’t worthwhile customers to concentrate on, etc. etc. THOSE PEOPLE ARE MADE TO FEEL LIKE THEY DON’T EXIST AND THAT THEY AREN’T HUMAN.
Why am I supposed to just tolerate that?
In one of the most elegant takedowns of a derailing hate-anon I have seen this week. Get it, Softie. (via lettersfromtheattic)
“If there were nothing but thought in you, you wouldn’t even know you are thinking. You would be like a dreamer who doesn’t know he is dreaming. When you know you are dreaming, you are awake within the dream.”—Eckhart Tolle (via thelittlesea)
“Kill neither men, nor beasts, nor yet the food which goes into your mouth. For if you eat living food, the same will quicken you, but if you kill your food, the dead food will kill you also. For life comes only from life, and from death comes always death. For everything which kills your foods, kills your bodies also. And everything which kills your bodies kills your souls also. And your bodies become what your foods are, even as your spirits, likewise, become what your thoughts are. Therefore, eat not anything which fire, or frost, or water has destroyed. For burned, frozen, or rotted foods will burn, freeze and rot your body also.”—The Essene Gospel Of Peace, Book I translated by Edmond Bordeaux Szekely (via oceanofmind)
Chestnut Hill College, the private institution where I’m completing my Bachelor’s degree this Spring is making national headlines for their firing of Father Jim St. George, for his partnership with another man for 15 years.
In a public statement and email the school’s president had stated the…
“Forgive me. I must start by pointing out that three years after a horrific financial crisis caused by massive fraud, not a single financial executive has gone to jail — and that’s wrong.”—CHARLES FERGUSON, co-winner of the Best Documentary for the Wall Street expose Inside Job, accepting his award. (via inothernews)