People like to say that “Just following orders” is the most dangerous words uttered throughout history, but I think “Because it’s the law” is a really close second
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Dreamer and trying to be a Do-er, Education and Media minded, Home educating parent of four, coupled up pansexual, DFAB, genderqueer / genderquestioning (they/their/them), philosophical panentheist, mixed up body, mixed up mind, mixed heritage wreck
I am looking to become better and make something better as a comrade in arms against systems of oppression particularly in education, representation, philosophy, and system re-creation.
If someone says they love you despite one of your identities, leave them.
Gandhi was a racist pedophile who beat his wife and agreed with Hitler, Mother Theresa stole from her charity and got a pedophile his position of power back because the churches image was more important than the safety of children. Stop idolizing them and using them as examples of good people, they were really disgusting.
dear followers: today is only a taste of what my blog will be like on october 7th. you have been warned.
I need help
the three hardest words for people with mental illnesses (via guuey)
Aka why it’s not so simple to “just ask for help”
I’ve been asking for help my whole life
People said “sure we’ll help you” and then took away my freedom and treated me like a childisabelknight)
Malcolm X “taught us that racism is not an aberration of individual white folks.” While the civil-rights approach was based on the assumption that whites could be shamed out of racism, he says, Malcolm considered racism “an integral part of the system.”
“Those speeches – those harsh, brilliant speeches that he was making in the early ’60s – you have to think of the times. In 1963 alone, Medgar Evers was shot down, that church was bombed in Birmingham that killed those four little girls, the fire hoses, the dogs,” Bailey says.
“He was verbally expressing the intense anger that a lot of black people felt but were afraid to say it. And I think his anger was righteous anger, because the government was saying, ‘There’s nothing we can do. That’s the states.’ ”
Peter Bailey (he worked with Malcolm X) on Malcolm’s legacy.
Don’t fool yourself. English isn’t inherently superior, or easier to learn, or more sonically pleasing. Its international usage comes from forceful assimilation and legacy of colonialistic injection. It isn’t a deed that one should take pride in.