“Hitler and Mussolini were only the primary spokesmen for the attitude of domination and craving for power that are in the heart of almost everyone. Until the source is cleared, there will always be confusion and hate, wars and class antagonisms.”—
“I interviewed a woman who is terminally ill. ‘So,’ I tried to delicately ask, ‘What is it like to wake up every morning and know that you are dying?’
‘Well,’ she responded, ‘What is it like to wake up every morning and pretend that you are not?’”—(via themilkywhiteway)
“Your friend is your needs answered.
When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.”—Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet (via tatsulok)
Find someone who makes you realize three things: one, that home is not a place, but a feeling. Two, that time is not measured by a clock, but by moments. And three, that heartbeats are not heard, but felt and shared.
The Osama bin Laden raid by the Navy SEALs in Pakistan is considered to be one of the primary reasons the United States stopped offering aid to Pakistan. But
Can we stop pretending like our financial aid is the result of good will, and just acknowledge the reality that whenever we, the IMF, the World Bank, etc. give “aid,” it’s really to give the country and their people the ultimatum of, “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.”
The US president is cool, calm and media-savvy. But presidents must be judged by their policies, not their personalities. And, seen from a liberal perspective, US national security policies aren’t pretty.
Thoughts? I think he summed it up right above.
I feel like most of O’s supporters still only support him cause they think he’s “cool.”
Seriously. I would like you to look at that objectively.
Be realistic with yourself, otherwise you are only fooling yourself.
Is our culture not obsessed with coolness? Do we not value it over righteousness and justice and education?
Does Kim Kardashian not have more followers than every scientist and teacher in America—combined?