OMG I JUST FOUND OUT THAT SPEAKING TO YOUR PLANTS ONLY HELPS BECAUSE YOU’RE BREATHING CARBON DIOXIDE ONTO IT OMG I HAVE THOUGHT THAT TALKING TO THEM JUST KINDA WORKED BECAUSE YOU WERE BEING NICE AND ENCOURAGED THEM AND SUPPORTED THEM EMOTIONALLY
I know it’s trendy to fight the system and cry that we are all becoming slaves of technology, but this attitude overlooks that computers and phones are tools for communicating. When someone thinks I’m an idiot smiling at a machine, I’m actually smiling at my girlfriend who is 10000 miles away and whom I would have never met if not for these newfangled electronics. As they say: when the wise man points to the moon, the fool looks at the finger.
This is a topic that I’ve been wanting to tackle for a while now; much credit to this excellent post for bringing it to the front of my brain.
- you say: i always have to tip toe around you
- it means: why can't i say oppressive shit around you? no one else calls out my racist jokes or sexist undertones
- you say: you're always looking for an argument
- it means: why do you stand up for yourself? your pain is really putting a damper on my personal comfort
- you say: but i didn't mean it like that
- it means: i'm pretty sure my intentions negate any oppressions i enable through the things i say and do
- STOP THAT SHIT
DO YOU EVER GET A REALLY GOOD HUG FROM SOMEONE AND YOU’RE LIKE WAIT NO HUG ME MORE
Look at all those ducks there are at least ten
A wounded Iraqi girl is treated by U.S. marines in central Iraq, on March 29, 2003. The four-year old girl, blood streaming from an eye wound, was screaming for her dead mother, while her father, shot in a leg, begged to be freed from the plastic wrist cuffs slapped on him by U.S. marines, so he could hug his other terrified daughter.
"You’re not a bigot are you tumblr?! How dare you oppress someone’s sexual orientation!"
So is it still just a slippery slope fallacy?
I think paedophilia is a sexual orientation. It’s the sexual attraction to children. A sexual attraction to something is a sexual orientation.
Child molestation should still be a crime though.
^The fact that reasonable modern people on tumblr cannot understand this boggles me.
No one fucking chooses to be a pedophile oh my god no this does not mean I think pedophiles should be allowed to have sex with children.
"The fact that reasonable modern people on tumblr cannot understand this boggles me."
Yes because pedophilia is consensual between to adults who are fully aware of what’s going on and can make a rational decision.
OH WAIT IT’S NOT LIKE THAT.
Growing up as a Chinese in a western country, I’ve had my share of racist remarks directed at me. Things like “go back to your country” and “don’t you speak English?” use to get me fuming and into more than a few confrontations but now that I’m older, they don’t faze me anymore. In fact a lot…