Things Jon Snow Knows
mumblebrows: 1. Nothing 2. Oral 3. Windmills
moniquill: What if people told European history like they told Native American history? sofriel: The first immigrants to Europe arrived thousands of years ago from central Asia. Most pre-contact Europeans lived together in small villages. Because the continent was very crowded, their lives were ruled by strict hierarchies within the family and outside it to control resources. Europe was...
theniggaskaramazov: Nothing says “I’m salty and clearly unprepared for being this wrong” than saying ” its just my opinion”
lightspeedsound: knittedlampshade: thinking about shitty awful bigoted things you said in the past yeah actual ouch
can we dial back the theon torture scenes, okay. we get it. we don’t need to see it for the next two seasons or so. at least I don’t need to see it.
"The Lannisters send their regards"
fuck fuck fuck FUCK
thegoddamazon: gardensoftherighteous: I strongly dislike this idea that progression in countries is measured by their imitation of western society. Yup.
gatzzby: You’re not a REAL Gatsby fan unless you’ve read the book. Unless you’ve read every Fitzgerald book. Unless you’ve read their early drafts, mailed to you by Fitzgerald himself. Unless you first read Gatsby when Scott handed it to you in a Parisian bar in 1925, apologising for the cover when he saw you disapproved. Unless you embarked on an intense friendship with him that culminated in...
Robbing people of their actual history is the same as robbing them of part of...– Haruki Murakami, IQ84
Sometimes while I ride the subway I try to look at each person and imagine what...– Dean Spade (via moonmarkedandtouchedbysun)
I’ve had a lot of people asking me if/when I’m going to grad school. it’s not surprising—a lot of my peers are in grad school or planning on starting soon. my supervisors are both master’s students and I interact with a lot of faculty and students in the botany department everyday. a lot of them are cool people and very smart. but…the more time I spend working...
The musical Miss Saigon has been running for over 20 years, which means it’s...– Poet Bao Phi on the play Miss Saigon. Despite continual protests from the Asian American community, theater companies like Towne Theater in Columbia, South Carolina continue to perform the racist musical—and to add insult to injury, this production has an all-white cast. The show is opening during...
100newfears: i hate old people who whine about the new generation as if texting hasn’t helped anyone, as if a selfie is really as bad as like idk…reagan
poopskittle: The first rule of Vegan Club is always talk about Vegan Club
Let’s stop this facade that we are a beacon of tolerance. I don’t need you to...– Seema Jilani, My Racist Encounter at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (via versaria) this nation was ALWAYS fucked up. ALWAYS. there aint no xformation, this is what it was and is from white ppl conquered it (via searchingforknowledge) Yea I was gonna say this isn’t new or building simply...
vincereauimori: mrsmelchiorgabor: the year is 2053. a girl lays on her bed wearing vintage ugg boots. ‘I was born in the wrong generation’ she sighs as she listens to taylor swift and cries over a Justin Bieber poster. some kids are actually gonna be like this you do realize that
The origins of property rights in the United States are rooted in racial...– Cheryl I. Harris, “Whiteness as property.” Harv. L. Rev. 106 (1992): 1707. (via blackcyborgs) yo, this article is required reading though. fuck tim wise. (via ancestryinprogress)
Chicken-sitting: Day One
chickens are pretty fucking dumb
unbalancedfox: g0ggles: When people in movies run directly away from the train / boulder / truck / etc instead of just like, taking two steps to the side of it OH NO A GIGANTIC TREE FALLING OVER *runs away directly along its length*
Today’s words like ‘Progress’ and ‘Development’ have become interchangeable with...– Arundhati Roy, Listening to Grasshoppers: Field Notes on Democracy. (via itsbeenablast)
Don’t fool yourself. English isn’t inherently superior, or easier to learn, or...– my uncle left this comment on his friend’s Facebook status, a white British man who was bragging about how easy it is to be a native English speaker when trekking to different nations. (via maarnayeri)
god, sansa breaks my heart though. out of all these characters, there is absolutely no one who will support her or be her friend without having an ulterior motive. there is NO ONE she can trust. poor baby.