Hogwarts Houses as Leftists
  • Gryffindor:Radicalizing friends and giving passionate speeches to the IWW and shit. Super into the glorious ideals and image of socialism and is probably always carrying a red flag. Sings the Internationale and Solidarity Forever at family gatherings and parties. Will de-arrest you without a second thought.
  • Hufflepuff:Working in soup kitchens and spreading the good word through community service. "Meets people where they're at" better than the other three houses and comes off as the least pretentious. Digs full consensus at meetings and heavily emphasizes left unity. Most likely to form a cooperative or commune.
  • Ravenclaw:Writing tomes on theory and praxis and historical materialism. Probably has a small library of books on left-wing theory of all stripes and is always up for debate to win people over. Can often be really creative, formulating and drawing the propaganda posters and writing paragraphs of solid ideas on them. Sounds like a mix of a professor, a conspiracy theorist, and a wizard to the uninitiated.
  • Slytherin:Organizing black bloc and other forms of direct action. Always down to fight fascists and perfectly comfortable speaking out if they disagree -- in society and among other leftists. Probably has a sick punk or thrash band with deeply political lyrics. Often misunderstood -- tends to stick to their subculture but will immediately join the larger movement when push comes to shove.

I love Iris West for all her positive qualities, but I love her less than positive ones, too.

I love how she didn’t know what to do with her life and career because she gave up her passion to avoid confrontation with her dad. As someone who internalizes and represses negative emotions, I relate to that majorly. 

I love how she doesn’t take things seriously, like journalism, until they affect her personally and change her worldview… Causing her to dive in headfirst before anyone is willing to take her seriously.

I love how she rushes into danger without a plan, and has to formulate one on the spot. Which sometimes means calling up a superhero friend to get her the hell out of the situation she’s in, lol.

I love that she can be so observant when it comes to situations outside her personal sphere, but blinds herself to the most obvious stuff solely because she expects that everyone will be as honest as she is. Except, of course, when she hides things for months because she doesn’t know how to process them.

I love how she tries so hard to keep everyone happy and make everyone feel like they have a place in her life… Which leads to quite the opposite, actually. There was a silent tug-of-war between Barry and Eddie all of the first season, because she she refused to admit feelings she had but also refused to change how close she was to her best friend. Which is totally her right, but it did cause pain when she meant to do the opposite, and I love that about her because that’s my life.

Finally, I love how she forgives and forgives and forgives without a second thought… Until she can’t anymore. Again, it all goes back to Iris being such an internal character. She sometimes explodes at inappropriate times - like group dinner dates or while her dad is kidnapped by a psychic gorilla - because she has let the hurt simmer too long. And then because she can’t stand to be the one in conflict or to keep causing pain when the pressure it on, she forgives and forgets without resolving the core issue. When Eddie is in trouble, she lets him get away with lying about his relationship to the Flash in order to have him back. And when the unity of the team is at stake because Barry changed their entire lives, she gives up her anger at her father and forgives him without even reminding him to stop fucking lying to her… In order to lead by example, and because as usual she puts everyone else above herself. That frustrates me so much, and I love her for it.


so i’m writing a song. its about being a fall out boy kid in different points of time (its working title is “home (we were/we are)” if that gives any more detail).

this means a lot to me. i want to eventually give this to them if/when i meet them and if not in song form then just a lot of sentences in a book. i want them to know how much they mean to all of us.

so what i would need all of u to do is to reply to this with a sentence that would describe something that you associated with fob at a certain point in time. (u can like it to bookmark).

it would be cool if it were sort of poetic or had some sort of alliteration for example “tickets like treasure (2005)”. these will start to formulate the lyrics to the song. so keep in mind it has to sound like a lyric.

it would also be great if fob fans that had been around for a long time would contribute to this, but also new ones so i can get a wide range of feelings about fob. this is probably a stupid idea. so 20 notes or it didnt happen.

We fear death, we shudder at life’s instability, we grieve to see the flowers wilt again and again, and the leaves fall, and in our hearts we know that we, too, are transitory and will soon disappear. When artists create pictures and thinkers search for laws and formulate thoughts, it is in order to salvage something from the great dance of death, to make something last longer than we do. ― Hermann Hesse
five years later (epilogue) - l.h.

this is really the end. (read the tags)

The word was lingering in the air even long after Y/N mentioned it, a bitter taste growing on her tongue as she thought longer about what she said, and why she said it. Luke was standing on the other side of the room, shocked and speechless as he processed the words that left his wife of nearly three years’ mouth. “I think we should get a divorce.”

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anonymous asked:

As someone who likes/liked Yellowfang, that whole "loving too much" line bothers me, because she above most cats would know where that leads. (Seeing what's become of her is so frustrating-and her Super Edition only makes it worse! Because if she had a ~special power~ that forced her to become a medicine cat after living as a warrior for so long, it's not her fault she fell in love and had kits! StarClan "punishes" her for a power they presumably gave her! It makes her whole arc make no sense!)

You hit it so hard on the head I can’t even formulate a response. 

anonymous asked:

For me, it's due to sensory issues and anxiety. Like, as long as I'm not around kids for too awful long I'm fine, but if I'm in charge of caring for them, I will have a panic attack. Don't know about others tho

I can understand that. I mean like ppl who are all “don’t allow children in grocery stores” or expect 5 year olds to act like adults when they’re in public

Being a child is literally the formulative years and not a stage that they can skip. Kids cry, they throw tantrums because they don’t understand a lot of shit. Ppl need to cut them some slack



So I decided to start taking requests to make celebs for other people. I didn’t really know how to formulate this, but it’s kind of like sim requests only with celebrities. Just reply to this post/shoot me an ask with the desired person and I’ll attempt at creating them. Download’s will only be made public by request.

Your voice sounds completely different in different languages. It alters your personality somehow. I don’t think people get the same feeling from you. The rhythm changes. Because the rhythm of the language is different, it changes your inner rhythm and that changes how you process everything.

When I hear myself speak French, I look at myself differently. Certain aspects will feel closer to the way I feel or the way I am and others won’t. I like that—to tour different sides of yourself. I often find when looking at people who are comfortable in many languages, they’re more comfortable talking about emotional stuff in a certain language or political stuff in another and that’s really interesting, how people relate to those languages.

—  Francois Arnaud 
(∂ + m) ψ = 0
Equazione di Dirac è forse l’equazione più bella della fisica.
“Se due sistemi interagiscono tra loro per un certo periodo di tempo e poi vengono separati, non possono più essere descritti come due sistemi distinti, ma in qualche modo, diventano un unico sistema.
In altri termini, quello che accade a uno di loro continua ad influenzare l’altro, anche se distanti chilometri o anni luce.
Things I need in the Looking for Alaska movie:

-the Colonel’s coffee table, geographical abilities, and character in general. 

-Alaska drawing flowers, and Alaska symbolism in general that isn’t all smoking.

-the video game scene.

-the fox hat.

-all of the pranks. every single one.

-the very important overall theme not being love and instead: Alaska’s raw and complex humanity highlighted rather than Pudge simply objecting her and that being seen as a beautiful love story in the end (yay for Paper Towns proving such a movie can exist).

-the toothpaste blow job scene. 

-no Ansel Elgort cameos.

-no added sex scenes (Pudge and Alaska didn’t have sex. It’s really important they didn’t).

-themes of God and death and youth and other important topics that teens deal with rather than hollywood’s view of youth being simply parties and shallow adult relationships. 

-Pudge’s entire essay at the end