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Love in the Beauty of Life

When I have any kind of emotion happy, sad, angry, excited I always wanna write. I guess it’s a comfort thing for me. Or a way to vent. 517 more words

The democratization of privilege.

The luxury of boredom once reserved for aristocrats has been extended to managers, laborers, and unemployed people.

How to Eat a Mango

I.
Do not eat candy or drink coffee beforehand,
as it will ruin the fruit’s sweetness.

II.
Choose a mango the color of Bolivia’s flag. 147 more words

Poetry

We are not useless. We are fabulous!

TRIGGER WARNING: discussion of ableism, classism, trauma in movement spaces

Just today I was talking with the person I am dating, who said, “I just wish I could do more of those things, be able to go to protests and organize and work on the things I care about.” 888 more words

Dehumanization

An Oldie But Goodie From Ike

“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

This quote comes from the same President who warned us about the military-industrial complex–in his farewell address, probably because any sooner and he would share a fate similar to his successor in the Oval Office.

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Commentary

Do powerful people have more time?

The reason powerful people feel they have an abundance of time…is that their feelings of control over many aspects of their lives spill over onto their sense of time.

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Gospel & Culture

No, Not YOU.

Dear Man,

I understand that hearing about the #YesAllWomen thing isn’t easy. I understand that hearing things about how the vast majority of violence is perpetrated by those humans of the male persuasion, and how people who are not men are sometimes wary of… 2,319 more words

Consent