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humansofnewyork:

"His grandmother and I are raising him. I worry about putting him into the public school system. I was a teacher for many years. I’ve seen so much confidence destroyed by the standardized system. Every human is born with natural curiosity. I’ve never seen a child who wasn’t inspired. But once you force someone to do anything, the inspired person is killed. I dropped out of school myself in 7th grade. So I know. I taught a GED course for years, so I’ve seen the end results over and over. I’ve seen so many kids who have complexes and insecurities because they were forced to do something they weren’t ready to do, and then they were blamed when they weren’t able to do it. What we call ‘education’ today is not organic. You can’t take something as complex as the human mind, compartmentalize it, and regiment its development so strictly."

humansofnewyork:

"His grandmother and I are raising him. I worry about putting him into the public school system. I was a teacher for many years. I’ve seen so much confidence destroyed by the standardized system. Every human is born with natural curiosity. I’ve never seen a child who wasn’t inspired. But once you force someone to do anything, the inspired person is killed. I dropped out of school myself in 7th grade. So I know. I taught a GED course for years, so I’ve seen the end results over and over. I’ve seen so many kids who have complexes and insecurities because they were forced to do something they weren’t ready to do, and then they were blamed when they weren’t able to do it. What we call ‘education’ today is not organic. You can’t take something as complex as the human mind, compartmentalize it, and regiment its development so strictly."

(via lalitrus)


A woman is asked why she only does films about women. But men are never asked why they only do films about men.

Margaretha Von Tratta (via nuttersandcutters)

On demande aux femmes pourquoi elles ne font que des films à propos des femmes. Mais on ne demande pas aux hommes pourquoi ils ne font que des films sur les hommes.

(via jeunefeministe)

(via internal-acceptance-movement)


nikoguardia:

Rockwell meets Bob’s

nikoguardia:

Rockwell meets Bob’s

(via thebluelip-blondie)


kelpls:

retired astronaut 

kelpls:

retired astronaut 

(via o-m-zee)


raychillster:

i try to take self portraits that can one day be turned into classic paintings.

(via thebluelip-blondie)



thirliewhirl:

girls, who were bullied most of their life and gain confidence at one point, should be feared most because they dont take anyone’s shit no longer and they will destroy you if you think otherwise

(via uncertaintlycertain)


siddharthasmama:

note-a-bear:

blacknoonajade:

Today was an exceptional day. 

wow…..
just…




White supremacy in action.

siddharthasmama:

note-a-bear:

blacknoonajade:

Today was an exceptional day. 

wow…..

just…

White supremacy in action.

(via daggerpen)


Bring consent out of the bedroom. I think part of the reason we have trouble drawing the line “it’s not okay to force someone into sexual activity” is that in many ways, forcing people to do things is part of our culture in general. Cut that shit out of your life. If someone doesn’t want to go to a party, try a new food, get up and dance, make small talk at the lunchtable—that’s their right. Stop the “aww c’mon” and “just this once” and the games where you playfully force someone to play along. Accept that no means no—all the time.

The Pervocracy: Consent culture. (via notemily)

Agreed.

AND you can start teaching non-sexual consent very early in a child’s life.

(via jenniferrpovey)

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