To have life and its pleasure you must, at the same time, let go of it. Then you...– Alan Watts (via slychedelic)
The aim of the corporate state is not to feed, clothe or house the masses, but...– Chris Hedges (via 122782) And the populace is too ignorant to even realize that for-profit = NEARLY ALWAYS BAD. Corporations answer to nobody. At least the government answers to its people. (via celticthistle)
I have two grandchildren: Maggie is 11; Robert is 9. I am convinced that if we...– Newt Gingrich, speaking at Cornerstone Church. I had some thoughts on the speech here, but should have been clearer on one point: Newt, you have to pick one! It’s either radical Islam and Sharia law or a Bacchanalia of godlessness. It cannot be both. (via ilyagerner) Beware! Secular-radical...
The really important kind of freedom involves attention and awareness and...– Excerpt from DAVID FOSTER WALLACE’s “This Is Water” via YallaDeena (via soupsoup)
STFU, Kyriarchy: I HATE THE SYSTEM →
celticthistle: progressivesunite: I hate the system that tells us we must all compete for what are basic human necessities. I hate the system that makes it easy for men to ignore sexism, whites to ignore racism and heterosexuals to deny people equal rights. I hate all of the distractions that make the…
it really bothers me when people are rude, mean or...
As a practical matter, the 72-hour wait is likely to stretch to a week or more....– Editorial: An Extraordinary Intrusion on Women’s Rights | NY Times (via pantslessprogressive)