"Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women."
Leo Tolstoy (via thatkindofwoman)
According to the latest figures, 150 people are confirmed to have been killed in the sinking ferry Sewol. South Korean media reported that when found, the bodies of so many students had broken fingers and toes. This shows that the child was trying desperately to find a way out before being engulfed.
This is such a tragedy. My students are depressed and angry, and I have heard a couple of students refer to the Sewol as Korea’s Titanic. The more details that emerge regarding the story, the more upsetting it becomes.
Ach. My heart.
Uruguay becomes twelfth country to legalize same-sex marriage. That makes Uruguay ahead of the United States, the land of the free, in the most basic and common sense “civil rights argument of our time.”
Do you know why I am not surprised? Because in 1814, Uruguay began the abolition of slavery, a full 16 years before Uruguay even gained its independence from Brazil and wrote its own constitution. Twenty years later, the US passed the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, requiring return of escaped slaves. If that doesn’t put things into perspective for you, then you need to change your perspective.
Marriage equality advert from Australia.
I’m bald in all the wrong places…
*tear rolls down barren skin wasteland that is my stubble*
While her words ring very true, it is hard to believe her words when she looks as good as she does. I’ll just keep loving her comedy and pretending to not “want to fuck her”.
1. Never give up, trust your instincts.
2. Use the boost to get through.
3. Do a barrel roll."
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