Some people underestimate how erotic it is to be understood.– Mary Rakow (via sombol)
Victims of racism are created in the image of racists. When the victims struggle...– Malcolm X, Malcolm X: Speeches at Harvard (pages 165-166)
drarna: reblog if you miss someone or are illicitly running a pelican breeding ring out of your aunt’s garage
ringroads replied to your photo: ~*alabama is the real sunshine state*~ how do you even pronounce flomaton fa-bu-lous
evocativesynthesis replied to your photo I freaking love that show. I just re-watched the one where they are talking British and almost died laughing. I don’t know that I’ve seen that one! The show used to stress me out because they are such terrible people but oh my goodness it makes me laugh so hard now…I’m rewatching the episodes with cricket so I can see how they...
I think what the gay movement needs now is much more the art of life than a...– Michel Foucault, Sex, Power and the Politics of Identity (via memejacker)
I think marriage in general is not a healthy institution in our society. If...– bell hooks (via tabularasae)
On Standardized Testing
fucktheoryquestions: Earlier today I twitted about standardized testing and how ETS is a vile, monopolistic parasite complicit in some of the most egregious offenses of the contemporary higher education industry. As a result, @SeaSurface asked “Do you think GRE scores are any indication as to how well a student might do in grad school?” The quick answer is a resounding “No.” I’ll qualify that...
It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this...– Hugh Laurie
The too-smart city →
humanscalecities: The smart city has become a buzzword in urban planning and university engineering departments, and a topic of breathless coverage in science and business magazines. But as political leaders, engineers, and environmentalists join the smart-city bandwagon, a growing chorus of thinkers from social sciences, architecture, urban planning, and design are starting to sound a note of...
I’m moving in with vegans so, I have to enjoy these fried chicken midnight sandwichs while I can…
I’m really drunk and I’m eating the most delicious fried chicken/cheese/honey bbq sauce sandwich from whataburger oh my goodnesss
Maps turn each of us into what Michel de Certeau calls a ‘voyeur-god’ … The map...– Christian Jacob, The Sovereign Map (the piece where got the de Certeau bit from was his 1984 book, The Practice of Everyday Life)
solerium replied to your post: Wow so I’m just starting to realize how amazing… I read this 3 or 4 times before I realized you weren’t talking about Beyonce
The Draftery: Figure 03 →
visicert: Figures is The Draftery’s printed biannual in which a small number of drafters are curated around a specific theme. I am very proud to be one of the drafters in figure 03! Please consider helping The Draftery by funding the printing of this great group. I neeeeeeeed this! So I’m am donating…
Wow so I’m just starting to realize how amazing Behance is for finding architectural rendering/visualization…
adornoble replied to your post: So…we should all probably start making an exit… i really don’t undersatnd how this will dramatically change anything other than Terms of Service/privacy stuff and like the worst thing I foresee happening is taking down my poetry blog??? idk I was mostly joking! but Yahoo I guess is interested in Tumblr bc of advertising and I’ll be honest if the...
So…we should all probably start making an exit plan
Intervention - Cartographic Nationalism and... →
perfectlouse: by Marijn Nieuwenhuis, University of Warwick The idea of nationhood rests on the claim of a specific territorial area. The cartographic demarcating of territory automatically exposes, however, the contingent nature of borders. Modern borders are the product of a world system composed of nation states which are not organic unities but socially constructed entities in need of...