Dane Martin

Dane Martin

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Dane Martin

Dane Martin

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mallisonwonderland:

"The Irish were persecuted too, you know?"

Tags: on point
Reblogged from crankofkipling
Many who today hear me somewhere in person, or on television, or those who read something I’ve said, will think I went to school far beyond the eighth grade. This impression is due entirely to my prison studies. … I saw that the best thing I could do was get hold of a dictionary — to study, to learn some words. …
    I spent two days just riffling uncertainly through the dictionary’s pages. I’d never realized so many words existed! I didn’t know which words I needed to learn. Finally, just to start some kind of action, I began copying.
    In my slow, painstaking, ragged handwriting, I copied into my tablet everything printed on that first page, down to the punctuation marks. …
    I was so fascinated that I went on — I copied the dictionary’s next page. And the same experience came when I studied that. With every succeeding page, I also learned of people and places and events from history. … That was the way I started copying what eventually became the entire dictionary. …
    I suppose it was inevitable that as my word-base broadened, I could for the first time pick up a book and read and now begin to understand what the book was saying. Anyone who has read a great deal can imagine the new world that opened. Let me tell you something: from then until I left that prison, in every free moment I had, if I was not reading in the library, I was reading on my bunk. You couldn’t have gotten me out of books with a wedge. … [M]onths passed without my even thinking about being imprisoned. In fact, up to then, I never had been so truly free in my life.
— Malcolm X, The Autobiography of Malcolm X (via thesummerofmark)
Reblogged from The Summer of Mark
shitsaidbyhomophobes:

It’s not super relevant to my blog, but two areas of Johannesburg described in The Economist here: http://www.economist.com/news/middle-east-and-africa/21612238-urban-communities-remain-divided-along-racial-lines-can-be-changed-stillWhite people are in the neighborhood on the left (top picture), blacks are on the right. South Africa has some of the highest income inequality in the world; Apartheid hasn’t gone away yet.

wow

shitsaidbyhomophobes:

It’s not super relevant to my blog, but two areas of Johannesburg described in The Economist here: http://www.economist.com/news/middle-east-and-africa/21612238-urban-communities-remain-divided-along-racial-lines-can-be-changed-still
White people are in the neighborhood on the left (top picture), blacks are on the right.

South Africa has some of the highest income inequality in the world; Apartheid hasn’t gone away yet.

wow

Reblogged from Untitled
actuallygrimes:

malformalady:

A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms, in his case Marasmius oreades. The body of this fungus, its mycelium, is underground. It grows outward in a circle. As it grows, the mycelium uses up all of the nutrients in the soil, starving the grass. This is the reason a fairy ring has dead grass over the growing edge of the mycelium. Umbrella-shaped fruiting bodies, called mushrooms, spring up from just behind the outer edge of the mycelium.

indeed

actuallygrimes:

malformalady:

A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms, in his case Marasmius oreades. The body of this fungus, its mycelium, is underground. It grows outward in a circle. As it grows, the mycelium uses up all of the nutrients in the soil, starving the grass. This is the reason a fairy ring has dead grass over the growing edge of the mycelium. Umbrella-shaped fruiting bodies, called mushrooms, spring up from just behind the outer edge of the mycelium.

indeed

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crankofkipling:

My pretentiousness takes off.

crankofkipling:

My pretentiousness takes off.

Reblogged from crankofkipling
Tags: art

Being exposed to media about Gaza makes me feel angry. Being exposed to all this media about Ferguson makes me feel deeply sad and helpless in a way that tragedy communicated to me over news media generally does not. Finding out that there’s an official media blackout in Ferguson makes me very unsettled in a less emotional but extremely troubling way.

Here’s a link to the bail fund for arrested individuals:
https://secure.piryx.com/donate/mS25KFCe/MORE/mikebrown

Here’s the phone number of the Ferguson police: (314) 522-3100.

Neither option is going to fix this, but if you’re looking for a way to engage, now you have one. I wish I could feel like this was going to change anything.

fuelbydreams:

mallisonwonderland:

Guide to the Races of Star Trek

Oh my god.

Reblogged from Fuel By Dreams
Tags: lol star trek
stunningpicture:


Failed panoramic.

stunningpicture:

Failed panoramic.

Reblogged from burger wizard
Tags: art postmodern
Reblogged from burger wizard
Tags: meow?