Thus, the logic of the feminist argument to “Teach men not to rape” is revealed.
Yes because it’s such a radical notion to expect rapists to control themselves.
Uh, we do tell thieves not to rob, though. We actually spend a lot of energy teaching kids that stealing is wrong. We keep trying to teach them it’s wrong through their teens and adult years.
And when someone gets robbed? Cops don’t ask them if their front door was locked. They don’t ask them if they invited the thief into their house and maybe said the thief was free to take things before changing their mind the next day. And this is true even though sometimes people do get robbed by folks they invite in under false pretenses.
Cops and lawyers and judges don’t work together to make people who get robbed feel like shit for not installing extra security systems or putting bars on their windows. They don’t use people’s former history of inviting neighbors in and letting them borrow stuff to argue that they had no right to expect someone to respect their property. The media doesn’t talk about how the thief’s promising life was ruined by their victim’s decision to prosecute.
Your metaphor is bad and you should feel bad.
The Tree of Life, 2011
Director - Terrence Malick
Cinematography - Emmanuel Lubezki
My thoughts exactly on the Redskins Daily Show segment as well as just Native Mascotry issues in general.
saying stuff like ”film is dead, they don’t make them like they used to, movies from today suck, etc”…. rather than describe the actual situation of cinema, only show how clueless you are of your own times and how you decided to limit yourself and ignore an immense group of amazing filmmakers working nowadays in order to pat yourself on the back for watching old movies from an already established canon ‘cause that’s easier than explore what it’s happening now.
"Don’t judge everyone else by your limited experience."
Carl Sagan (via whats-out-there)
Ta-Nehisi Coates went on a Twitter rant about slavery and it was glorious.
"In wise love each defines the secret self of the other, and refusing to believe in the mere daily self, creates a mirror where the lover or the beloved sees an image to copy in daily life; for love also creates the Mask."
William Butler Yeats (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)