Oppression of punks in Indonesia.
“We’re not torturing anyone,” [Indonesian police chief Hasan] said. “We’re not violating human rights. We’re just trying to put them back on the right moral path.”
I have no words for this. ugh
Hang in there guys!
Wha…this is just wrong.
The hardest period in life is one’s twenties. It’s a shame because you’re your most gorgeous, and you’re physically in peak condition. But it’s actually when you’re most insecure and full of self-doubt. When you don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s frightening.”
— Helen Mirren, quoted in Esquire’s “What I’ve Learned” (via undeadlife)
Perfectly able to hold my own hand.
But I still can’t kiss my own neck.”
— Wye Oak, Civilian (via handcraftedinvirginia)
Like most girls, my daughter hears, “That’s a pretty dress, did you pick it yourself?” or “What lovely hair you have,” or “You have the most amazing eyelashes,” or “I like the bows on your shoes,” or “You are so cute” almost every time somebody engages in conversation with her.
If family, friends, shop assistants, complete strangers, and even Santa only remark on how girls look, rather than what they think and do, how can we expect girls to believe that they have anything more to offer the world than their beauty?”
This is important.
The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to seep out of me.”
— Andrew Solomon (via purplebuddhaproject)