Smarter Than The Average Chair

For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.
Neil deGrasse Tyson (via observando)
As I have walked among the desperate, rejected, and angry young men, I have told them that Molotov cocktails and rifles would not solve their problems. I have tried to offer them my deepest compassion while maintaining my conviction that social change comes most meaningfully through nonviolent action. But they asked, and rightly so, “What about Vietnam?” They asked if our own nation wasn’t using massive doses of violence to solve its problems, to bring about the changes it wanted. Their questions hit home, and I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today: my own government…
Martin Luther King Jr., April 4, 1967 (via downlo)

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"I read a book a week. I try to keep my mind working."

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arctic-alexturner:

Arctic Monkeys @ Reading Festival 2014

arctic-alexturner:

Arctic Monkeys @ Reading Festival 2014

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silencegiudesourminds:

I want this.

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Did it ever occur to you that we don’t want to get in touch with our feelings? That actually feeling our feelings might make it impossible to survive in here?

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tittily:

my little cousin got bit by a house spider and she was crying so i went to get some stuff to soothe and numb it but before i could even walk out the door i heard her quietly whisper ‘i can’t handle the responsibility of being spiderman’

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thatmarsgirl:


Mark Seliger “Rolling Stone 1997 Locker Room Session” - Outtake.

#if tumblr existed in 1997 this and titanic would have dominated my blog

thatmarsgirl:

Mark Seliger “Rolling Stone 1997 Locker Room Session” - Outtake.

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missbassweight:

patternicity:

This is one of the saddest things I have ever seen.

Forever reblog. hate is taught, always.

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Angelina Jolie being extremely cute on the set of Maleficent

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