zeldathemes
..." Give us this day, O Lord, and we swear to God we'll do nothing with it."
"Give us this day...

We could have said, ‘Cars don’t kill people. People kill people,’ and there would have been an element of truth to that. Many accidents are a result of alcohol consumption, speeding, road rage or driver distraction. Or we could have said, ‘It’s pointless because even if you regulate cars, then people will just run each other down with bicycles,’ and that, too, would have been partly true. Yet, instead, we built a system that protects us from ourselves. This saves hundreds of thousands of lives a year and is a model of what we should do with guns in America.

A century ago, we reacted to deaths and injuries from unregulated vehicles by imposing sensible safety measures that have saved hundreds of thousands of lives a year. Why can’t we ask politicians to be just as rational about guns?

At what point do you take girls out of school altogether because boys can’t handle it?
Parent of a female teen whose school banned leggings (via yball)

artchipel:

Margaret Bowland (b.1953)

"Beauty makes sense to me, has weight for me, only when it falls from grace. It starts to matter when it carries damage. Sorrow allows it to cast a shadow. It becomes three-dimensional. It enters our world."

Margaret Bowland’s spellbinding and psychologically charged work brings viewers face to face with contentious culture while affirming the resilience and triumph of the human spirit. A masterful observer of life’s unpredictable nature, her work conveys universal themes through unusually specific insights. Bowland’s work explores the subtle and nuanced edges between strength and vulnerability, certainty and doubt, faith and disbelief. Bowland’s probing and deeply personal images call into question our societal expectations of gender, race, and beauty.

© All images courtesy of the artist ; artist portrait by Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily

[more Margaret Bowland | artist recommended by by blackonwhiteorwhiteonblack]

Just because your pain is understandable, doesn’t mean your behavior is acceptable.
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience (via alchemy)
automotivated:

No guts, no glory (by Ericson Calderon)

automotivated:

No guts, no glory (by Ericson Calderon)

morevulcans:

All pedophiles are trash, no exceptions. There is no “Kink-shaming” about it. Protect survivors at all costs.

theonion:

Americans Demand New Form Of Media To Bridge Entertainment Gap While Looking From Laptop To Phone

theonion:

Americans Demand New Form Of Media To Bridge Entertainment Gap While Looking From Laptop To Phone

wobblydash:

amethystvexx:

mulishmusings:

maria-alice-121:

aeon-fux:

halaalpussy:

justinbaeber7:

nelliotstabler:

yanceygirls:

gang0fwolves:

" it’s just a joke, relax! "

" you’re all overreacting! "

this is someone’s fucking daughter.

if you think anything about this is ok because it’s ” just a joke ” you’re a seriously disgusting individual. 

twitter normalizing pedophilia 

Im gonna fucking throw up

thats a child….. she literally look 5

This is the most disgusting thing i seen in a while she look 5 how can u be attracted to and/or joke about doin bad things with her. How is this funny.

Not even 5. Try 3 or 4 y’all. THIS IS A BABY. This is not funny in any way. This is pedophilia. This little girl probably can’t even spell her name and she is being exploited for twitter “jokes”. THIS IS FUCKING SICK. If you’re active on twitter, please report this shit if you see it. This is unacceptable. 

wtf this is not ok for people to do

GROSS! WRONG! NO! WTF IS WRONG WITH THESE GUYS!

What the FUCK

NOT. FUCKING. OKAY.

This world seriously scares the shit out of me…

morethanaveragebear:

Tomomi Nishimoto, by Hideki Shiosawa

There is something beautiful about a billion stars held steady by a God who knows what He is doing.
Donald Miller (via emotional-algebra)
Nothing a man suffers will prevent him from inflicting suffering on others. Indeed, it will teach him the way.
Barry Unsworth Sacred Hunger (via sempiternale)
nevver:

Tic Tac Toe

nevver:

Tic Tac Toe