standard bullshit

  • Itachi: *massacres his clan, tortures his brother, joins terrorist organization and assists with their murders of jinchuuriki, continues to mindfuck his brother until his dying moment even though it's completely beyond obvious that this is having less than desired consequences on Sasuke*
  • Fandom: He had good intentions! He thought he had no other choice! He was just a teenager!
  • Sakura: *lies to Naruto about having feelings for him, a lie which is immediately seen through and has no real consequences at all*
  • Fandom: UNFORGIVABLE! EMOTIONAL ABUSE! SELFISH! MANIPULATIVE! DELUSIONAL!
  • Me: ...she had good intentions? ...she thought she had no other choice? ...she was just a teenager? Here are some citations--
  • Fandom: *blocks me*

*Man hits his wife, rapes, behaves aggressively, drinks, smokes, does drugs, etc etc*: “but he never had a good relationship with his father and he’s got issues 😢”

*Woman goes through terrible, traumatic experience and speaks out about it*: “OMG MOVE ON get over it you can’t let it rule your life you need to stop going in about it and just live your life and move on”

So, to all these people saying Ghost in the Shell is racist for using a white actress.

If Kusanagi was cast as a black woman, would you SJW racists be complaining?

Also, why is it only Europe and America that have to be diverse? Why is no one asking Japan or China to be more diverse? Because if you’ve ever stepped out of your little box and went to an Asian country (I’ve been to Japan, Taiwan, India, and South Korea several times) you’d see that they have NO DIVERSITY.

Like, Japan is 99% JAPANESE people. They don’t have large percentages of white, black, Hispanic, ANYONE. They have strange stereotypes for foreigners. They have conscious bias against anyone different from them (in most cases). It’s ingrained in their society.

But is anyone outraged about their lack of diversity? Their, dare I say, racism against non-Japanese? OF COURSE NOT. It’s fucking JAPAN.

Same goes for South Korea. And Taiwan. NO DIVERSITY.

The double standard is staggering. It makes me throw up in my mouth a little.

FYI, my many many Japanese cousins LOVED the live action GitS. They thought it was amazing. When I asked if they cared about Kusanagi being played by a white woman, the replied with “That’s a silly question. She’s pretty and talented. She looks a lot like Kusanagi.”

tl:dr GitS was awesome. Racist will never be happy. If she was cast black, I bet you wouldn’t be complaining. Mah reprezuntashun whaaaaaa. Dumbasses.

Daenerys: “Feels a sense of purpose in exacting revenge on the very people that butchered her entire family, stole all that which her ancestors built, drove her into exile as a child then sent countless assassins to kill her until she realized she was strong enough to fight back.”…………………….
Daenerys: ……….*fights back* 
Antis: MAD QUEEN DANY!…..AERYS 2.0!…SELFISH ENTITLED SNOT!

Another thing that makes me extremely sad and angry is that no matter which role Sam tries to play within his own family, he cannot win.

Sam rebels against John because he doesn’t want to keep hunting forever, he wants a better future and a safe life? He is selfish and he should listen to Dean. Sam tries to make excuses for Mary’s behavior (Dean did the same with John tbh) and tries to keep peace (clumsily) between his mom and his brother? He is naive and he should listen to Dean.

Sam is always shown to be in the wrong dynamic and I’m sick of that, I’m sick of the narrative always being biased against him, I’m sick of seeing Sam being punished for trying to fit into in own family.

I’m fucking tired of this.

What makes me angry...

Is to see everybody disgusted again with Simon’s behavior, after Louis shared this little scoop in this bbcr1 interview, and yet, AND YET, a lot of these people are still convinced Zayn woke up in March 19th of 2015, and left Thailand, the boys and the tour, due stress provoked by accusations of cheating on his fiancee. Just like that. Easily. 

And then, six days later, with Simon’s consent, Zayn left One Direction for good. No penalties. No nothing. Just like that. Easily.

Maybe Zayn is Simon’s favorite after all, right? Maybe in some fucked up minds. Don’t y’all think is about time to stop with these double standards bullshit? 

No analisies will make sense without the FIVE MEMBERS of the band included.
This was Louis’ “harmless enough to be told story”. What about the other ones? What about the story that made Zayn leave the band? What about the story that made Niall and Louis to continue to work with Modest and Simon Jones? What about the story that made Liam to be in a relationship with Ch*ryl? What about Liam’s babygate? Yes, Liam’s babygate. 

Why is being average at something a bad thing? C is an average grade, which means you understood the material just as well as most people do, because that’s how you get “the average” of something. Why weren’t we told more often that it’s okay to be average? Like teachers and parents and other adults always said “do your best” but then they were disappointed if your best wasn’t up to their standards, which is bullshit. If my best is a C, then I did my best and that should count for something damn it. It is okay to be average, in fact it’s unrealistic to expect yourself or anyone else to be great, or even good, at everything. 

the most upsetting thing about this whole situation is that by edward highlighting the fact that the kpop industry is full of skinny ppl, it made a lot of ppl look at kyla not only now as ‘fat’ but lazy, naive and stupid for choosing a career where she would stand out. ppl are talking about how she should ‘focus more on school’ and that she made ‘a child’s decision’ to become an idol when ‘she should have known’ she was going to be criticised 

its just rly upsetting that ppl are now not only criticising her for her body, but for choosing and working towards a career she’s passionate about and trying to make her seem foolish for it. she’s a 15 year old girl who’s achieved so much through her talent and hard work and ppl think they have the right to say she’s not entitled to being happy with her achievements bc of her weight. many other young idols are ‘allowed’ to be as happy and proud and successful as they should be, so why isn’t kyla?

The Kai hate is so overboard and disgusting at this point, none of you actually care abt the ACTUAL issue, you’re just looking for a reason to drag him as usual.

Im screaming you guys are SO transparent

Kai: *talks abt a SPECIFIC dance that Yerin did, expressing an opinion already said by the MCs and relating to his own personal experience to make a judgement*

Yall: rUDE hes a mENINIST, what a POS discrediting all the hard work of ALL GIRL GROUPS EVER

Yerin: *talks abt how her choreo is harder than other girl groups LEGIT making an actual comparison*

Yall: qUEEN!1

Both Kai and Yerin were simply saying their opinions on a VARIETY show meant to be taken lightly. What’s the difference between Kai saying that her choreo doesnt seem hard to HIM and Yerin saying that it’s harder than ‘usual” girl group choreo? Yerin is allowed to have her opinion JUST LIKE KAI’S ALLOWED TO DISAGREE WITH HER. Im wheezing its NOT THAT HARD TO UNDERSTAND? The MCs literally said THE SAME THING before him, but I see everyone conveniently forgetting that.

It’s bc of shit like this that ppl feel they can downplay the importance and real meaning of feminism, bc all u fake ass ppl jumping on the hate bandwagon for some retweets and reblogs get urselves worked up over the most mundane things, and give the rest of us a bad name when ACTUAL important issues abt equality need to be raised. Miss me with this double standard bullshit.

Could Jongin have worded himself better? Definitely? Could Yerin have worded herself better? Definitely. None of wehat they say warrants the “controversy” surrounding this and some of u guys making a fuss over this need to go outside and realize there are actual issues better worth ur time obsessing over

When my plus-sized or fat girlfriends tell me, “I wish I had a body like yours,” or “I don’t feel good in my body,” I don’t say, “Well, skinny-shaming hurts too and I also have low self-esteem.” Even though the latter is true, I don’t try to one-up my friends’ experiences and plights. I say, “You’re beautiful and your body is fine the way it is. Do what makes you happy but society’s beauty standards are bullshit. People who put down women because they’re larger are ignorant and they’re not telling the truth.” I assure and affirm them and am aware of my thin privilege. I may have low self-esteem and don’t think I’m very beautiful either but that’s irrelevant when talking about thin privilege, which I have. I really wish people who have light-skinned, thin or white privilege would stop one-upping dark-skinned, black and large bodies whenever they express low self-esteem due to correlating beauty privileges and standards. I get tired of hearing, “Well, one hurt isn’t worse than the other.”

If you would’ve told me like 5-10 years ago that this year there’d be (among other things) a female doctor, superhero movies that are focused on women and black people, and a casual gay dating sim, I’d expect everyone to be estatic! But like every time I open this site there’s some sort of “you can’t appreciate this bc [x], remember supporting this means you aren’t supporting [y]” and it’s like yo….fuck off, let ppl take a cheer before honing in on every last flaw

So I’m working on the Kakashi’s Wish translation (the time travel comic) and there’s a part where Minato is quoting Hiruzen as saying that a Hokage has to consider every person in the village as his own family, which definitely comes from canon. I don’t believe canon ever calls Hiruzen out for his hypocrisy on this one, especially given that Boruto heavily relies on the theme of “Naruto the Hokage must put the village’s needs above his family’s wants”, but Hiruzen is such a hypocrite on this one.

Why do I say that? Because you can compare the treatment of Konohamaru, the Sandaime’s orphan grandson, to the other orphans in the series, and it’s not even close.

The reader first meets Konohamaru–who gets called “Honoured Grandson”–with his dedicated tutor Ebisu, who was in fact a tokubetsu jounin who specialized in teaching–in short, the person who Konoha considered to be the best teacher in all of Konoha. Ebisu got assigned to Konohamaru when he was just starting out at the academy, to teach him one-on-one. And sure, Konohamaru showed talent, but certainly less than Sasuke did; and one could easily argue that if Ebisu was going to have one-on-one time with anyone, it ought to have been Naruto, who was so massively underperforming considering the potential of his heritage and his chakra pool.

So Konohamaru, the Third’s grandson, got the best teacher in Konoha as his personal tutor, whereas other orphans didn’t get any tutor at all. Plus I will bet you a hundred thousand ryo that Konohamaru didn’t live alone, didn’t have to cook and clean for himself, and didn’t have to budget to be able to afford enough instant ramen to live.

“Everyone in Konoha is like my family”. Hiruzen could be such a great character because he’s such a flawed person, someone who 100% believes his own bullshit and who sincerely thinks he’s doing the right thing. His nickname of “the Professor” is too right because he’s honestly the worst of that kind of ivory tower stereotype that has these lofty ideals and believes in them so passionately but lacks the self-awareness to see how completely he’s failing these ideals in practice. He believes so hard that he’s Kindly Grandpa Hokage, but so many of the worst tragedies of the series are directly traceable to his actions or inactions.

Naruto the series came so close to giving some really powerful examples of how just intending to do the right thing is not enough (Itachi is an even more tragic example). The story shows so clearly how their choices massively backfired that I honestly forget sometimes that the story right to the end seems to think that the only thing that matters is that they were Good Guys Who Did the Right Thing. Don’t look any closer than that, don’t ask yourself if they did have other choices (even if they honestly didn’t perceive any), definitely don’t ask if some of the “wrong” choices wouldn’t have been more moral or had better results than the ones they actually took. (Would the death toll of innocents have truly been higher if Itachi had allied with his clan’s coup? If he had taken out Danzo and his sympathizers covertly to allow Hiruzen and the more moderate elements control? If he had attempted to whistleblow to Konoha at large all the fuckery that was going on? If he had decided “fuck you, fuck you, and especially fuck you, we’re out” and took li’l Sasuke and ran off to another country to open a dango and tomato stand? But I’m getting down a rabbit hole now. [Somebody write me an AU about Itachi and Li’l Sasuke’s Tomato ‘n’ Dango Shoppe.])

IDK if I should tag this hiruzen sarutobi or not? Does this count as character hate? IDK. If there are any Hiruzen fans who feel offended that this is tagged that, let me know and I will remove the tag and/or throw down with you about Hiruzen’s fuckboy-ness at your leisure.

another example why tumblr a bigots that look for reasons to bitch - the dove ad
  • The ad had more than just the white and black women
  • The white woman was shown FIRST in the ad
  • She takes off her shirt to “transform” into a white woman
  • this wasn’t meant to be taken as a race transformation, but a literal video editing trick
  • the white women then proceeds to take off her shirt and be an Asian under it
  • this continues on through all of their diversity and race that use their products
  • of fucking course though TUMBLR AND THE IDIOTS DIDN’T BOTHER TO GO FURTHER THAN THE FIRST PART OF THE AD
  • IT WASN’T ACTUALLY RACIST IT WAS SUPPOSED TO SHOW OFF ALL THE RACES THAT USE THEIR PRODUCTS IN A CLEVER WAY
  • BUT NAH LETS JUST CALL DOVE RACIST
  • EVEN THO DOVE APOLOGIZED FOR CAUSING PROBLEMS BECAUSE THEIR AD WAS MISTOOK FOR WHAT THEY WERE ACTUALLY GOING FOR
  • CONCLUSION: YOU ALL FUCKING SUCK AND MAYBE WATCH THINGS FULLY NEXT TIME BEFORE YOU JUMP THE GUN???
  • Yeah let’s ignore this company with multiple ad campaigns against shaming women, making them feel powerful, putting emphasizes on diversity, and at one point also having a body size positivist ad, and call them out for being the LITERAL RACIST TRASH because the CONSUMERS didn’t understand the ad simply because they didn’t watch the full ad or watched it at all.