My school is trying to mess with our minds...
They called our house, all like “Your child is winning an award,” but they only called once and we don’t know whether the award is going to me or my sister… So now, we’re trying to figure out who should go and whether or not I’ll end up sitting there bitterly as other people win all the science awards.
Did you know?
yumadwhiteboy: collectivecrack: White American males constitute only 33% of the population. Yet, they occupy approximately: 80% of tenured positions in higher education 80% of the House of Representatives 80-85% of the U.S. Senate 92%of Forbes 400 executive CEO-level positions 90% of athletic team owners 97.7% of U.S. presidents And then they flip out when they’re not allowed in the...
Oklahoma Doctor Refuses To Provide Rape Victim... →
cognitivedissonance: ThinkProgress reports: “An Oklahoma emergency room doctor refused to provide emergency contraception to a 24-year-old female rape victim because the medication violated the health provider’s personal beliefs… ‘I will not give you emergency contraceptives because it goes against my believes,’ the doctor allegedly told the rape victim and her mother, Rhonda. ‘She knew my...
When someone works for less pay than she can live on - when, for example, she...– Barbara Ehrenreich, “Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America” I recently read this book, and while several observations and statistics stuck out to me, this quote, on the last page, I believe really sums things up quite well. (via lostgrrrls) Forget the billionaire “job creators” — our...
Not from this world: Bright future for solar power... →
www-outerspacepi: Solar power gathered in space could be set to provide the renewable energy of the future thanks to innovative research being carried out by engineers at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Researchers at the University have already tested equipment in space that would provide a platform…
pigfarts-pigfarts-here-i-come: I feel like if I ever got a boyfriend I’d have no idea what to do with it and leave it outside.
pigfarts-pigfarts-here-i-come: That was so coral
This kid: Hey, Vikas, what would you have proposed doing to stop Hitler? War is hell, but sometimes it's necessary.
Me: Your question in't even worth answering. Okay, war with Hitler is justifiable. Therefore, war is good? Therefore the killing of innocent civilians in Afghanistan is good? Therefore mass imperialism and nationalism is perfectly fine? Justifying one war doesn't mean war is good. It means that attacking hitler leads to less deaths and less suffering than not attacking Hitler. That's all that means. Your argument is completely meaningless, like your existence.