‘In relation to the history of organic life on earth,’ writes a modem biologist,...– Walter Benjamin On the Concept of History (1940)
Negative feminism, anti-social queer theory and...
aidensimon: loneberry: What is negative feminism and anti-social queer theory? My fragmentary answer: it is a queer critique that aims to decenter positivity, productivity, redemptive politics of affirmation, narratives of success, and politics that are founded on hope for an imagined future. It’s rude politics and has no interest in being polite. It embraces masochism, anti-production,...
Ugliness as a Reality →
thefuckwouldisaywhatfor: Good looking people get paid more, do less jail time and have more sex than ugly people, and beautiful people get all that but even more so, and if you try to say ugly people don’t exist because ‘everyone is beautiful’ I’d ask you to take it up with Sartre (were he not dead), who not only believed in ugliness as a definite trait but attributed much of his philosophy...
Doesn’t saying “everyone is beautiful” just negate unattractive people’s...– Interesting point… Hmm. I don’t know yet what I think of this. M. Barone, via email, dropping truth bombs “Everyone is ugly 2012” (via thefuckwouldisaywhatfor)
We Dream to Ease Painful Memories
From UC Berkeley: “The dream stage of sleep, based on its unique neurochemical composition, provides us with a form of overnight therapy, a soothing balm that removes the sharp edges from the prior day’s emotional experiences,” said Matthew Walker, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at UC Berkeley More info here and here.
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Fashion is one of the very few forms of expression in which women have more...– Fashion is a Feminist Issue: Greta Christina (via tulletulle)
Who will walk these wooden streets?: this one's... →
Please read. This Lovely poem. Though, I don’t quite share the sentiment, I understand where it’s coming from. foryearsonlyfish: who are jealous of the colored revolution, because for you, the rainbow has never been enuf, this is for all you hurt straight white boys, so clenched straining struggling for potency, oh all you straight white boys i hear how hard it is for you. ...
mycatginger-deactivated20120523 asked: 'ello, 'ello. I really loved the idea of the 'I AM' project. Really interesting concept. I was wondering which comment/s you personally found to be most moving/powerful. And have you ever thought about what you would write if you were a passer by?