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The main thing I want to happen in Sleepy Hollow this season is for the gang to be in mortal danger and then Katrina suddenly does something badass and witchy and terrifying and utterly slays everyone and there’s just a cut to Abbie and Ichabod with their mouths hanging open like “She could do that the entire time?”.

Tagged: katrina cranesleepy hollowmine

unlimitedgoats:

luxvriously:

My anaconda will consider it

My anaconda has, upon review of the information presented with it’s partners, decided that it, in fact, does not. My anaconda apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks you for your time.

Tagged: lol

Source: luxvriously

When you are 13 years old,
the heat will be turned up too high
and the stars will not be in your favor.
You will hide behind a bookcase
with your family and everything left behind.
You will pour an ocean into a diary.
When they find you, you will be nothing
but a spark above a burning bush,
still, tell them
Despite everything, I really believe people are good at heart.

When you are 14,
a voice will call you to greatness.
When the doubters call you crazy, do not listen.
They don’t know the sound
of their own God’s whisper. Use your armor,
use your sword, use your two good hands.
Do not let their doubting
drown out the sound of your own heartbeat.
You are the Maid of Untamed Patriotism.
Born to lead armies into victory and unite a nation
like a broken heart.

When you are 15, you will be punished
for learning too proudly. A man
will climb onto your school bus and insist
your sisters name you enemy.
When you do not hide,
he will point his gun at your temple
and fire three times. Three years later,
in an ocean of words, with no apologies,
you will stand before the leaders of the world
and tell them your country is burning.

When you are 16 years old,
you will invent science fiction.
The story of a man named Frankenstein
and his creation. Soon after you will learn
that little girls with big ideas are more terrifying
than monsters, but don’t worry.
You will be remembered long after
they have put down their torches.

When you are 17 years old,
you will strike out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig
one right after the other.
Men will be afraid of the lightening
in your fingertips. A few days later
you will be fired from the major leagues
because “Girls are too delicate to play baseball”

You will turn 18 with a baby on your back
leading Lewis and Clark
across North America.

You will turn 18 
and become queen of the Nile.

You will turn 18 
and bring justice to journalism.

You are now 18, standing on the precipice,
trembling before your own greatness.

This is your call to leap.

There will always being those
who say you are too young and delicate
to make anything happen for yourself.
They don’t see the part of you that smolders.
Don’t let their doubting drown out the sound
of your own heartbeat.

You are the first drop of a hurricane.
Your bravery builds beyond you. You are needed
by all the little girls still living in secret,
writing oceans made of monsters and
throwing like lightening.

You don’t need to grow up to find greatness.
You are stronger than the world has ever believed you to be.
The world laid out before you to set on fire.
All you have to do
is burn.

Tagged: ohhhhpoemy poempoempretty words

Source: clementinevonradics

I want to try to write a sonnet.

comparativelysuperlative:

inquisitivefeminist:

comparativelysuperlative:

I don’t know why. I’ve never written one before, that I know of, and in fact step one is going to be to Wikipedia “sonnet” to find out what it’s actually supposed to look like. But I want to try, so tell me your favorite philosophical position and I’ll write about it in sonnet form. (I promise I’ll try to give it a fair shake if it’s one I disagree with.)

Ooooooh!  Deontology, biopower/Foucault in general, feminist care ethics, or rule-utilitarianism, whichever you prefer!  (Not my favorites but that’s what I’m thinking about right now).

I can do…half of those.

Deontology
Morality comes from obeying rules
Of duty, obligation, and good will.
To treat another person as a tool
And not an end cannot their ends fulfill.
The proper rules are universalized:
If everyone obeyed it, would you keep
Consistently this maxim you devised?
If not, irrationality runs deep.
The acts of moral worth are only those
For which the agent freely does decide
To trust their reason when it duty shows.
And use that reasoned duty as their guide.
To make exceptions from the rules you want?
The only answer then is no you Kant.

Bonus: Vanilla utilitarianism
Morality must live in this our world
And work to help as much as can be done
By satisfying preference in full
And sacrificing those of few or none.
The trolley problem’s switch, proponents say
Will save the most from underneath the wheels.
To those who will not press it shall I say
The four lives saved can far outweigh your feels.
Though cold and calculating it may seem
To weigh the good of one and find it small,
To implement such average-helping scheme
O’er iterations benefits us all.
Though fiction’s villains cite “the greater good,”
So too the volunteer who donates blood.

Rule Utilitarianism
As all utilitarians agree
Utility, not duty, we fulfill.
To help more people, as I’m sure you’ll see,
Is more important than the mind’s “good will.”
Yet if you think, you’ll find rules have their place.
Since human reason biases infest
If we ran calculations case by case
Utility would be far from its best.
We’d all rob banks to give to AMF
And murder organ donors right and left.
But since to Rules we aren’t completely deaf
We stick to strong heuristics like “no theft.”
The rightness of an act comes from the rule
From which it came. Thus spoke John Stuart Mill!

Eeeee thank you!

Tagged: philosophyphilosophy sonnets

Anonymous said: Do you still want that explanation of biopower? If so: basically, biopower refers to the system of techniques that regulates life and its reproduction. Foucault links the usage of biopower to the advent of the "scientific" state--basically, when authorities start caring about stuff like census-taking, public health, regulation of the birthrate, racism, etc, they're using a complex system of power to regulate the production of life and control its expression.

ozymandias271:

Oooh! Yeah, that makes sense. 

#why couldn’t he just say that

I know right

Tagged: foucaultphilosophybiopower

Anyone else know that weird feeling you get when two different Tumblr cliques you move in collide, and then start arguing with each other?

Tagged: mine

I came out to my sister this morning. 

I feel like this should feel like a bigger deal than it does.

Tagged: it's just *weird*I mean it's so much more official nowthe more people know about it the more real it seemssoon there might be social consequencesand that's scarylgbtmine

I want to try to write a sonnet.

ozymandias271:

inquisitivefeminist:

comparativelysuperlative:

I don’t know why. I’ve never written one before, that I know of, and in fact step one is going to be to Wikipedia “sonnet” to find out what it’s actually supposed to look like. But I want to try, so tell me your favorite philosophical position and I’ll write about it in sonnet form. (I promise I’ll try to give it a fair shake if it’s one I disagree with.)

Ooooooh!  Deontology, biopower/Foucault in general, feminist care ethics, or rule-utilitarianism, whichever you prefer!  (Not my favorites but that’s what I’m thinking about right now).

oh duuuuuude can you explain wtf biopower is, for I DO NOT GET IT

I wish I could, but tbh I don’t get it either, I tried to read Foucault over the summer but it didn’t go very well.  Something about how labor and the social body is exploited by society/governing bodies?  I was kinda hoping I would understand it better in sonnet form :P

In response to tags: I have not read the womanist critiques of feminist care ethics, but that sounds fascinating, I’ll see if I can find them!

Tagged: I have been informed that if I were a moral philosophy I would be feminist care ethicsannie talks to peoplephilosophy

Source: comparativelysuperlative

28 Gay (/bi/pan) girl Covers Of Straight Songs →

queenshulamit:

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
THANK YOU

Tegan and Sara covered a Bruce Springsteen song?

<3 <3 <3 Life complete! 

Tagged: musiclgbtreference

Source: pearsonxspecter

I want to try to write a sonnet.

comparativelysuperlative:

I don’t know why. I’ve never written one before, that I know of, and in fact step one is going to be to Wikipedia “sonnet” to find out what it’s actually supposed to look like. But I want to try, so tell me your favorite philosophical position and I’ll write about it in sonnet form. (I promise I’ll try to give it a fair shake if it’s one I disagree with.)

Ooooooh!  Deontology, biopower/Foucault in general, feminist care ethics, or rule-utilitarianism, whichever you prefer!  (Not my favorites but that’s what I’m thinking about right now).

Tagged: philosophymy commentary