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2nd September 2014

Quote reblogged from AZspot with 30 notes

Martin Luther King reminds us of the danger of settling for cheap peace. King’s “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” can be interpreted as a theological manifesto attacking calls for cheap peace. In this letter, King responds to his critics, who called his leadership against segregation laws in Birmingham “unwise and untimely.” His critics denounced his leadership of the demonstrations he led in Birmingham, arguing that such activities promoted unrest and violence instead of peace and healing. King responds to his critics by expressing his regret that they did not “express a similar concern for the conditions that brought about demonstrations.” He further states that a social analysis that focuses on effects without grappling with underlying causes is a superficial analysis. For King, the underlying cause for protests against racial injustice in America is always and already tied to inequitable and uncaring systems that subjugate Blacks to second-class citizenship. A responsible theology involves critical social analysis of the dehumanizing root causes of perceived an/or real social effects (any anger or rage that manifests among oppressed groups) in order to inaugurate justice in response to degrading causes and conditions.

Tagged: martin luther kingracismsocial justicejusticepeacecheap peace

2nd September 2014

Photoset reblogged from Video games. Horror. Life. with 71,908 notes

juliedillon:

kiango:

kittydoom:

salon:

We dare you to say we don’t live in a rape culture.

Amazingly, not The Onion:

“[W]e now have young men telling Bloomberg News that they basically view their female peers as rape bombs just waiting to explode and ruin their lives.”

I literally was getting ready to reblog this with a caption about how On Point “The Onion” has been lately but I get this horror instead

“Some men feel that too much responsibility for preventing sexual assault has been put on their shoulders.”

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Tagged: not the onionrape culturesexual assaultlike the person above i was getting ready to comend the onionand then i got to the text

Source: salon

2nd September 2014

Quote reblogged from AZspot with 34 notes

…Sarkeesian is for the most part merely holding a mirror up to what she sees in modern games, and asking developers to put an iota of thought into things before they relegate all women roles in their games to being strippers, prostitutes and princesses to be rescued. She is asking for absolutely zero censorship of games, and the odds that your favorite game franchise will stop including gratuitous sex and violence is roughly on par with the odds that all of your favorite characters will survive the last book of The Game of Thrones. Apparently though, there are those who believe that her videos will somehow going to result in all boobies disappearing from the internet, because her most recent video has resulted in Anita and her family going into hiding after getting violent threats. Because she has an opinion about what makes good games that is different than yours or mine.

Tagged: anita sarkeesiangaminggaming culturemisogynymen who hate women

1st September 2014

Photo reblogged from The Science of Seduction with 507,362 notes

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1st September 2014

Photo reblogged from The Science of Seduction with 386,404 notes

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1st September 2014

Quote reblogged from The Anxious Writer with 29,103 notes

"Women are the niggers of gender," the email said. "If you killed yourself, I wouldn’t even fuck the corpse."

I blinked at my phone, fighting simultaneous urges to hurl my phone across the room in anger and cry. Later that day, someone texted me my address — telling me they’d “See me when I least expected it.”

I haven’t been out to my car at night by myself since January 2nd.

My name is Brianna Wu. I lead a development studio that makes games. Sometimes, I write about issues in the games industry that relate to the equality of women. My reward is that I regularly have men threatening to rape and commit acts of violence against me.

No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry | Polygon (via brutereason)

That is terrible and heart breaking on so many levels

(via starcunning)

Tagged: gaminggaming culturemisogynymen who hate womenthreats of violencerape threatsdeath threatsbrianna wu

Source: polygon.com

1st September 2014

Quote reblogged from ❀❀❀ with 4,884 notes

Stop praising mediocre white men for their sexist, boring works of fiction.

Tagged: seems like a good ideadoctor whosteven moffatdr who

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1st September 2014

Photo reblogged from Chronically Awesome with 79,527 notes

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1st September 2014

Photo reblogged from The Appendix Tumblr with 69 notes

appendixjournal:

It turns out that Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh is (sort of) based on a true story.

appendixjournal:

It turns out that Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh is (sort of) based on a true story.

1st September 2014

Video reblogged from The Science of Seduction with 91,309 notes

theawesomeadventurer:

jonsnowflakes:

Collegehumors’ new video is on point as always

DAAAAAMMMNNNN

Source: jonsnowflakes