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Ben Howard live at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne
Take up more space as a woman. Take up more time. Take your time. Take your space. You’re taught to hide, censor, move about without messing up decorum for a man’s comfort. Whether it’s said or not, you’re taught balance. Fuck that. Displease. Disappoint. Destroy. Be loud, be…
Kim McMillen (via ignitelight)
So much truth right now.
this was how it was on our farm when I was a kid and we had sheep and a ram. PRETTY MUCH EXACTLY LIKE THIS. lol
anytime a guy says “that’s what she said” always reply with “not to you”
You only have one death. Thus even people who would glory in heroic martyrdom have to choose their battles wisely and make their deaths count. Yes, you have to pace yourself. Yes, you have to save yourself. Yes, you can’t live as if every day were your last.
But these truisms easily serve as rationalizations for cowardice. Because, at a certain point, you have to ask what you are saving yourself for. You can’t take it with you. And ultimately, accomplishments do not come from saving ourselves but from spending ourselves. What we do not give, will be taken by death in the end.
Yet the whole Bourgeois dream is premised on evading this simple, grim reality. Bourgeois man seeks eternal springtime and perpetual peace, a “happily ever after” on sunlit putting greens, free of tragic choices and tragic grandeur, free of ideals that can pierce his heart and shed his blood.
But you can’t do battle with Sauron while playing it safe. You can’t overthrow a system you are invested in. You can’t challenge the rulers of this world and count on reaching retirement age. In the face of world-annihilating evil, we can no longer afford to be such men."