forwhenifeellikesharing: Downton Arby’s I want a jamocha shake and curly fries sooo badly now. This is pretty great. Barrett, I’m with you on the shake and fries.
I haven't read the book or seen the movie, but I'm... →
Here’s what scares me… All these… people… read the Hunger Games. Clearly, they all fell in love with and cared about Rue. Though what they really fell in love with was an image of Rue that they’d created in their minds. A girl that they knew they could love and adore and mourn at the thought of knowing that she’s been brutally killed. And then the casting is revealed (or they...
Lecture and then dinner with Eric Kandel tonight. →
No big deal.
I shook hands with Torsten Wiesel tonight. →
No big deal.
The future is already here—it’s just not evenly distributed.– William Gibson (via wilwheaton)
I'm going to talk about some things
I am saying right now, that I mean to follow Mark’s example, and strive for more intentionality in what I say and in what I do. I mean to effect change with my life, to recognize systems, to point out and deconstruct systems. I am going to use my science to help people, not just indirectly and eventually, but directly and immediately. I mean to (in the slightly changed words of a friend) be...
People need to understand this about racism,...
chasingdevon: Yes, you were taught this way…You could still be wrong. Yes, no one challenged you…you could still be wrong. Yes, another POC, queer person, trans*person, female, etc. told you it was okay…you could still be wrong. Yes, you were part of a group that had “good intentions”…You could still be wrong. I know, it’s crazy…all these years you’ve been thinking the wrong things. It...
The Internet is the best.
El Regreso De Saturno: TL;DR →
calloutqueen: I do a lot of processing with the help of Juana who is amazing and lovely and sexy and fierce and my sister forever. Today I was just thinking about “intentionality” because a lot of times I worry that I’m being overly pushy, or that I demand too much of people, that what can…
therawrevelation: Sufjan Stevens | For the...
People of color, women, and gays — who now have greater access to the centers of...– Excerpt from Teju Cole’s essay “The White Savior Industrial Complex”. (via adeandabet) Civility is a privilege!
…I’m going to take a lunch break and look for adoptable dogs at the NY Humane Society instead of diving into this C++ business.
After all the bills on women’s health and contraception, Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner is now sponsoring a bill that would mandate men see a sex therapist before getting Viagra.
Mark, I never got to know you as well as I would have liked, but I’m glad that I got to spend what little time I could with you. I adore and admire you for showing us that we can be so much more than we think we are…that we can be so much more than we are read to be…that we can be fully realized and reconciled people in a world that tries so hard to keep us from understanding,...
Now...granted, she didn't know my background...
…but I just had someone presume to be telling me how human evolution, sexual psychology, and neurobiology work. I am proud of myself for selectively engaging. Oh…plus…she used the term “reverse discrimination” early in the conversation. So…now that I think of it, why I even engaged with her at all is beyond me.