the-wistful-collectivist
themindislimitless:

Listen white people, stop taking the caption to this photo off the post, okay? here it is again:

"An Odd Couple" By Roger Stonehouse, [source]
The image is often captioned with something akin to “cultural clash between modern and traditional lifestyles” and the ability of two different people who live different lifestyles to live together peacefully, and while it can and often is true, it’s a somewhat stereotypical misreading of the issues and lifestyles in Burma. Punk rebels have been a major underground resistance force in the country, as have graffiti artists, both perhaps perfect examples of ‘modern’ rebels, but Buddhist monks have also always been catalysts for change. See both the 2007 "Saffron Revolution", anti-government protests originally started by Buddhist monks, and the monk protests over political prisoners in the war against ethnic rebels in 2011.
Both of these boys very likely have much more in common than you’d guess. And this really is a beautiful picture.

themindislimitless:

Listen white people, stop taking the caption to this photo off the post, okay? here it is again:

"An Odd Couple" By Roger Stonehouse, [source]

The image is often captioned with something akin to “cultural clash between modern and traditional lifestyles” and the ability of two different people who live different lifestyles to live together peacefully, and while it can and often is true, it’s a somewhat stereotypical misreading of the issues and lifestyles in Burma. Punk rebels have been a major underground resistance force in the country, as have graffiti artists, both perhaps perfect examples of ‘modern’ rebels, but Buddhist monks have also always been catalysts for change. See both the 2007 "Saffron Revolution", anti-government protests originally started by Buddhist monks, and the monk protests over political prisoners in the war against ethnic rebels in 2011.

Both of these boys very likely have much more in common than you’d guess. And this really is a beautiful picture.

humansofcolor

postracialcomments:

veryscaryghost:

postracialcomments:

When are folks gonna learn?

Home Depot, Mattoon IL, Manager Kevin L Weuve (I think this is right but check first, presumably he works where he lives) I can’t make an international call to Home Depot, but someone destroy his life

https://www.facebook.com/troy.gray.543?fref=ts

Address: 1301 Fort Worth Way, Mattoon, IL 61938
He went to Mattoon High School so Im assuming that is his store
He also works at Rural King Supply…looks like theres more than one in the area

the-wistful-collectivist

smitethepatriarchy:

holymashedpotatoesbatman:

klinki:

self diagnosing is so hard because everytime you’re like “maybe I am mentally ill” theres also a big part of you going “nah you’re probably just a naturally lazy/nasty/disgusting/useless person trying to find an excuse for your behavior” because of the institutionalized ableism that runs through everything

So go to the doctor and get an actual diagnosis?

Why don’t poor people just buy more money?

raybg89

transtamlen:

reversingyourpolarity:

robothugscomic:

New Comic!

Pronouns, right? Super weird little lexical referents. 

My site moved to a new host, so everything should be better now! Everything -  my site, my comic, my life, my cats, my cooking, my sex. Everything. 

Read the thing people.

the apology thing is really important because the second you do that the mistake becomes about you and your feelings and it becomes my job to console you after having my own feelings hurt.