We need to use the United Nations Security Council and believe that preserving law and order in today’s complex and turbulent world is one of the few ways to keep international relations from sliding into chaos.
The law is still the law, and we must follow it whether we like it or not.
Vladimir Putin, September 11th 2013.
Remember Putin’s NYTimes Op-Ed chiding Barack Obama and America for a threatened missile strike targeting the Syrian military, after the Assad government used nerve gas to murder hundreds of its own citizens?
➤ Let’s revisit that. Putin’s op-ed is a useful reminder for the next time that the Russian president talks about “international rule of law and the order of balance” - it’s one rule for you, and a very different one for me.(via odinsblog)
Sick days= cat gifs all day
Robin Thicke is a big DICK
I don’t usually reblog things with language, but this has such valid and important points.
always reblog. I can’t stand his fucking face
how the hell did i get here
"You don’t have much hair to pull," I whispered into her elfish ear as my hand slowly curled into a fist with her pixie-cut hair between my fingers. Her cheek rested on my chest; her bare legs wrapped around mine, her breath sharp and hot.
Her head pressed firmly into my hand-fist, bringing her lascivious lips ever closer to my ear. She slowly let out a “Sure I do,” ensuring her lips had finally crossed the Rubicon, touching mine as she enunciated the word “do.”
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Sinéad O’Connor wrote a letter to Miley Cyrus, you can read it here: bit.ly/SOColMC
(or HERE on The Guardian if her site’s down from heavy traffic)
It is extremely difficult to stay alert and attentive, instead of getting hypnotized by the constant monologue inside your own head (may be happening right now). Twenty years after my own graduation, I have come gradually to understand that the liberal arts cliché about teaching you how to think is actually shorthand for a much deeper, more serious idea: learning how to think really means learning how to exercise some control over how and what you think. It means being conscious and aware enough to choose what you pay attention to and to choose how you construct meaning from experience. Because if you cannot exercise this kind of choice in adult life, you will be totally hosed. Think of the old cliché about ‘the mind being an excellent servant but a terrible master.’
This, like many clichés, so lame and unexciting on the surface, actually expresses a great and terrible truth. It is not the least bit coincidental that adults who commit suicide with firearms almost always shoot themselves in: the head. They shoot the terrible master. And the truth is that most of these suicides are actually dead long before they pull the trigger.
And I submit that this is what the real, no-bullshit value of your liberal arts education is supposed to be about: how to keep from going through your comfortable, prosperous, respectable adult life dead, unconscious, a slave to your head and to your natural default setting of being uniquely, completely, imperially alone day in and day out.
On the 5th anniversary of David Foster Wallace’s death, his timeless commencement address on the meaning of life – the only public talk he ever gave on his worldview and philosophy.
"It means being conscious and aware enough to choose what you pay attention to and to choose how you construct meaning from experience."(via we-are-star-stuff)