The state and its police were not neutral referees. They were on the side of the...– Howard Zinn, You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times This movie is available on Netflix streaming and there is no excuse for you to not watch it. My excuse is that I don’t have Netflix. :o
This is why I'm pro-choice →
qu4ntumrush: A biologist weighs in on the Mississippi “personhood bill” Let me first state my opinion as a biologist. Human life does not “begin”, it is transmitted. Human personhood is not a biological concept: it is the state of being a human being for legal and moral purposes. Laws and morality need a clear line between “person” and “not a person”, biology does not care. We may need to...
Fuck. Where did the day go.
I accomplished almost nothing. I did, however, drive back and forth to the UPS Store TWO TIMES. The first time because I forgot the UPS account # I was supposed to use, the second because they don’t bill third party UPS account #s. Balls.
86 year old makes a rage comic. It's beautiful. →
This thing made me cry. I can barely imagine what it will be like to be 86. It’s weird enough having friends who are in their late twenties or early thirties, with all the extra time they have had to live their lives. But 86? That is almost four of my lifetimes.
Poetry holds the knowledge that we are alive and that we know we’re going to...– On today’s Fresh Air, poet Marie Howe discusses several of her poems, which deal with topics such as loss, love, spirituality, gender, sexuality and intimacy. (via nprfreshair)
Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to...– From The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
The City of Detroit v. Nickelback
newsweek: Apparently Detroit Lions fans are so appalled by the decision to have Nickleback — yes, Nickleback — as the halftime show of their Thanksgiving Day game against the Green Bay Packers, they’ve started a petition, which is, well, kind of hilarious. As UMich grad student/Michigan native/Lions ticket holder Dennis Guttman explains it: This game is nationally televised, do we really...