strive for it all

Do you know why the Fair Folk take us? Why they are so intrigued by us?

Because we can die.

Our lives are defined by death. From our first breath, we rail against it, refusing to lay down and die. Our lives are a constant dance with it - some take up weapons and go forth to bring it, others tap-dance at its thresholds in the sky and deep waters, and still others strive against death itself. But in the end, we all go to death, whether it be calmly or in anger, and we weigh our life in tribute to ourselves. Death is our motive - we tell ourselves, when I am dead, what will be left of me? and craft wonders to answer that question. The wonders are left, even after we fade.

The Fair Folk cannot die. They do not feel the impetus to survive, to leave a legacy. They take us to taste our constant, exhilarating fear of death and joy of life, to sample our drives without meeting our ends. 

And this, too, is why iron burns them. When a star dies, the last atoms produced before the nova are iron. Iron is the death of a star, and its kiss shows them the truth - that one day, even that which does not live or die will go out…

…but the starstuff will continue into the skies forever.

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honestly you know is it really fair to condemn breeding pugs and bulldogs with squished faces and not all the other deformities we actively breed into dogs that are less jarring but equally detrimental? not that im saying we should encourage brachy dogs, by all means we should strive to introduce more moderate faces onto bulldogs of course

but like i never see anybody going after great dane breeders who have bred them for gigantic size and now have a breed that has a life expectancy of like 6 years due to all these health problems with their hearts and bones and whatever cause theyre abnormally and awkwardly huge. nobody ever really rails on dalmatians for how a huge percentage of the dogs are born deaf due to their spot mutation.

like yes the brachy breeds are bred on purpose for incapacitating traits, which is not okay, but so are many other breeds that nobody really gets up in arms over

why do people only shit on pugs and bulldogs and roached-back showline shepherds and nothing else

anonymous asked:

from pornhub: hot young innocent teen puts mayo on her fries and everyone around her is ok with it for some reason

she lives in the perfect society and we have to strive towards it at all costs. except for the pornhub bit

C. P. Cavafy
The Intervention of the Gods
—  Now this, then that, may happen, and in such wise;
and later — two years hence, as I surmise —
the actions may be these, and these the ways.
We will not meditate on far-off days.
We for the best will strive. And always more
defective, more perplexing than before,
shall all things fare; until, as in a mist,
we stray bewildered. Then we shall desist.
For in that helpless hour the gods attend.
They always come, the gods. They will descend
from their machines, and straightway liberate
some and as suddenly exterminate
others; and having reformed us, they will go. —
And afterward, one will act so; and so
another; and in time the rest will do
as they needs must. And we shall start anew.

we should all strive to have the level of self esteem that jeb bush had when he genuinely thought america would elect another bush without a hint of irony, without a hint of doubt

WARNING: SERIOUS OVERLOAD OF FEELING OVER A BEAUTIFUL AND SPECIAL BIRTHDAY BOY AHEAD!

Today is the birthday of a young man so amazing, so fantastic, the world stops when his name is mentioned (or at least my world)

Today is the birthday of the one and only Min Yoongi also known as Suga or Agust D.

The first time I discovered Suga was a year and a half ago. Indeed, I had just signed up to kpop amino and someone added me to a ‘Suga appreciation chat’. And since i then wanted to fit in I was like ‘yea of course i know him’ while quickly searching for him. And before i Knew it I was trapped. 

Min Yoongi is passionate

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Sexy

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So…. dangerous

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He is so talented. He can rap, dance, compose and write lyrics… and I’m sure there’s so much more that he can do that we don’t know about

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vincent van gogh words for the signs
  • *check sun and moon
  • aries: what would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
  • taurus: and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?
  • gemini: that is how I look at it; to continue, to continue, that is what is necessary
  • cancer: whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well
  • leo: a great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke
  • virgo: great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together
  • libra: there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people
  • scorpio: I take great care of myself by carefully shutting myself away
  • sagittarius: I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart
  • capricorn: I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process
  • aquarius: normality is a paved road: it’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it
  • pisces: be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. then life seems almost enchanted after all
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Trying something new with a simple spread. P.S. thanks to all of you who gave me advice about my second planner! I’ve decided to use it as a calendar and planner for special events, while my bullet journal will remain for school assignments and stuff like that… // side note: I cut out this pic of Van Gogh from an art museum map and I’m kind of in love with it

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.”

-Vincent Van Gogh

Why King Harkinian is the best King of Hyrule:

  • Cares more about peace than war: “This peace is what all true warriors strive for.” [1]
  • When Gwonam came to the King to tell how Ganon had seized Korradai his first instinct was: “How can we help?” Clearly a selfless man willing to help another Kingdom in need.[1]
  • When he thought that Duke Onkled was under attack from Ganon, he went straight to Gamelon to help him out - another selfless deed and willing to go all the way there just to help him out in the flesh [2]
  • He soothes Zelda’s fears, and makes a smart decision, by taking the Triforce of Courage to protect him  [2]
  • Another smart decision by suggesting Zelda to send Link if he isn’t heard from within a month [2] 
  • Clearly an assertive King as he is able to silence everyone with a simple “Enough”, it’s clear he has power but isn’t feared for it [2]
  • A simple man - still thinks about dinner so he must obviously be respected by his people as he could be considered a relatable ruler [2]
  • Clearly a formidable opponent in duels as Link claims Ganon would be “no match for the King”  [2]
  • Thanks Zelda for saving him - not condescending or unbelieving but genuinely thankful for his daughter saving his life [3]
  • Gives proper punishment for those who deserve it, doesn’t let Duke Onkled get out scot free [3]
  • Respected by his royal guards: he calls him “Your Majesty” and “My Liege”, and follows his orders once again showing that Harkinian has power [3]
  • Enjoys spending time with his daughter, holds her dear to him - doesn’t put a ton of pressure on her, and just enjoys her company (see the ending) [3]
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Last night we went to the premiere of the first three episodes of the new Samurai Jack series.  THIS is the highest pinnacle of western animation.  It pushes the medium to the fullest and beyond, and does it will style, grace, and class.  Genndy and his crew aren’t one trick ponies, they’re the BEST artists in the business and have only gotten better.  This is what we should all strive for.  I can’t say enough good things about this so I hope you all tune in to watch these. And if you haven’t, please go watch the original series as well.  They should be regarded as classics and anyone who is interested in animation should watch them.

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PopCrave: “’Restricted mode’ does not show videos with anything LGBT+ related in its title and blocks out openly gay YouTubers…”

Thomas: “I sincerely hope this is fixed soon. So upsetting. The LGBTQ+ community should not be ‘restricted’.

As someone who strives very hard to make my videos accessible for all ages, it is so bizarre & unreal to be deemed a restricted channel.

It is all I and many other creators do to simply normalize the existence and inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community, and that’s now deemed inappropriate?”

I can only hope [YouTube] will amend this. In the meantime I’m gonna keep doing what I can do to provide a platform promoting representation.

[YouTube Creators] I strive to make my channel accessible for all ages, so I hope you will indeed look into this & why I am a restricted channel.”

Dodie Clark: “[YouTube Creators] you’re blocking everything with a hint of LGBTQ+! Vids of me swearing aren’t restricted but transwomen makeup tutorials are” 

When Osomatsu is unable, Karamatsu steps in as the eldest brother.

When Oso and Kara screw up, Choromatsu strives to be the most responsible one.

When all three ditch everyone else (such a reliable family aren’t they) Ichimatsu is forced to attempt this role.

…Can someone please tell them they’re all the same age? I’m genuinely impressed with how strictly they keep their birth order status.

The Signs as Disney Princesses

Aries – Jasmine: Her fiery temper mixed with her brazen confidence makes for a passionate individual. She refuses to accept that her freedom isn’t her own and resists authority in any way possible. She’s the quintessential female Aries.

Taurus – Mulan: She is courageous and determined. She is as stubborn as they come and does what she feels is right for her country even when she exposed and chastised for being a woman. She is beyond devoted to her family and will protect them at all costs.

Gemini – Rapunzel is dreamy, an escapist, and moody. She is childlike, naïve, and is insatiably curious. She is spontaneous and is immediately ready for an adventure with a stranger when the opportunity presents itself. She loves excitement and makes friends easily.

Cancer – Belle: Belle is very intelligent and witty. She is independent and is criticized for being such. Although she remains an individual and values that about herself, she can’t help feeling like an outsider. She longs to meet someone who understands and accepts her like any true Cancer.

Leo – Aurora (Sleeping Beauty): Aurora is a hopeless romantic who is responsible and rebellious, playful and naïve. She has just the right amount of attitude and kindness to be a Leo.

Virgo – Elsa is one of the most composed princesses. She handles responsibility well and is extremely critical of herself. She can be cold and standoffish at times and does what she feels is expected of her even if it doesn’t make her happy. When she has the freedom to be herself, her caring nature and playfulness shines through.

Libra – Cinderella: Every Disney Princess is graceful in their own way. However, Cinderella’s gracefulness is most similar to the classic definition of the word. She is effortlessly elegant and charming.  

Scorpio – Merida: She is very headstrong and does not take to authority well. She has no problem disobeying the rules. She is cunning and smart and knows how to manipulate words and situations to make it seem as though she’s been slighted. She is revengeful, which eventually leads to her mother being turned into a bear. She isn’t great at apologizing or taking responsibility for her mistakes. However, she will never back down from a fight and she never gives up, which makes her an opponent to be feared and a friend to be thankful for.

Sagittarius – Pocahontas – One of the most beautiful characteristics of Pocahontas is her ability to accept people for who they are. She strives to understand all living things, and even when she can’t understand them, she still accepts them. In addition to this, she’s a strong woman who believes in equality. She is the perfect blend of bravery, playfulness, and curiosity.

Capricorn – Tiana: She is extremely ambitious and driven to have a successful career, yet she is still family-oriented as any true Capricorn is. She is intelligent and never accepts defeat; she simply finds another way, another means to achieve her goal. Her philosophy is hard work and persistence.

Aquarius – Ariel is probably the most individualistic of all the Disney Princesses. She likes to collect weird objects, is fascinated by the unknown so much that she falls in love with it, and refuses to succumb to societal norms. She is optimistic and sometimes even a little unrealistic, but she is naturally and unapologetically unique, which are undeniable Aquarian traits.  

Pisces – Snow White’s weapon choice is kindness. She not much a fighter, but her kindness attracts friends who fight and defend her on her behalf. She is a natural nurturer and is gentle yet strict with those she takes care of. She is a huge believer in goodwill, which is why she is an easy target for manipulation. Her loving heart and kindness makes her standout from the rest of the world.