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Trump's FCC Is About to Destroy Net Neutrality, and a Democratic Commissioner Is Calling Foul
A commissioner tells Slate that the FCC needs to hold public hearings.

This is something that is very important to pay attention to, and if you are an American I implore you to do everything that you can! Contact your representatives, research your ISPs, and keep a vigilant eye on this! The FCC is likely to make this ruling close to Thanksgiving in an attempt to squeak it by without anyone noticing.

Net neutrality is the reason why you can visit any website confidently. It’s why you don’t have to pay a premium to be able to access YouTube. It’s why you don’t have the internet bundled into different packages like TV is.

If they remove net neutrality protections, then there is no benefit to the consumer. Put simply, your ISP could choose to charge you more in order to visit specific sites, and not every town in the United States has the option to switch to a new ISP because some ISPs hold a monopoly in some areas.

This is what the internet looks like without net neutrality:

The Problem with Diagnosing Mental Illnesses:

This is going to be long, so take a deep breath, eat a peace of chocolate, sip on a cup of tea, read it out loud and get through it step by step. If you have any interest in psychology/psychiatry/medicine or have a so called" mental illness" at least having read about this is should be important to you.

If you are very organised you might have ocd. If you are very chaotic you might have bpd. If you are very self-confident you might have npd. If you are not self-confident enough you might have a inferiority complex. If your amount of self-confidence varies drastically, you might have npd as well. If you ask your psychologist for the definition of “very”, “enough”, “drastic” you might have trust issues, ocd or ppd.

There are approximately 450 different mental illnesses listed by the APA right now and if you want to you can diagnose everyone with something.

If you are diagnosed with something as “scary” as a personality disorder of the DSM-5 and you get in a fight, presumably you hit a Nazi for calling you the “n-word” and they decide to press charges you will have to be reevaluated, in most countries, in a “secure psychiatric hospital”.

There will be people watching you to look for example for those indicators for “mental illness” and they will find something. Now, the more “sick” you are, the less likely is it that you will be allowed to leave anytime soon. In the UK the majority of those who have to go to a so called “medium or high secure forensic hospitals” stay there for at least five years (this average stay was no more than 18 months in 1974).

Now imagine if you leave the hospital after such a long time, you won’t have a job. You might not even be allowed to take up certain jobs. A “mentally ill” person can not be a doctor, a pilot, a police officer, in some cases not even a nurse and chances are that if you have to take some form of medication that you are not allowed to drive. According to the USA Today 80% of the diagnosed “mentally ill” in the USA are unemployed, while 60% say that they want to work.

If you have made it to that point in your life, the chances that you will commit suicide have more than tripled, because you got a diagnosis maybe even as a teenager, being at the wrong place, at the wrong time and because you hit one person.

About 9.6% of those who have been in a medium secure forensic hospital commit suicide in the twenty years after their stay there.

This does not seem like a lot, but the average person is likely to commit suicide by 0,01326%, making a person who has been through this process approximately 723,99 times more likely to kill themselves.

Now, people are not fundamentally “crazier” than they were twenty or forty years ago.

However, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S. (9.8 million) experiences a serious mental illness in a given year that substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities.

The issue is that when we diagnose people those diagnosis are seldom helpful and at best irrelevant. Having “more than 430 official mental illnesses” is and appears random and results in labels that limit peoples’ rights.

And the worst of it is that no one can be entirely sure to know the exact “symptoms” of those 430 mental illnesses, as every person acts as an individual and the APA, the CCMD and GLDP often contradict each other. This is the problem of a “society” that officially considered homosexuality a mental illness that was usually linked to paranoia until 1973.

But do not complain about mental health discrimination in public, because people will assume you are mentally ill. And no one listens to a mentally ill.

The moment being different is treated as a “mental illness”, “mental illness” becomes the only excuse people have, to be individuals.

And as individuality is the foundation of innovation, evolution and revolution, it should not be excused, but respected and encouraged.

Hello my Loves

[I know that 99.8% of my followers are not role play blogs, because of this I believe that many of you do not know the ends and outs of basic role play etiquette. That is perfectly fine and understandable. I just ask that you all follow one very important rule, please please PLEASE do not reblog my role play posts. You can like it. You are encouraged to read it. But please do not reblog it, as it can cause various issues.

Thank you so much for being so understanding. I love you all and appreciate that you follow me and do read my role plays.]

anonymous asked:

My mom treats my brother better than me. She always has. I've worked numerous jobs just to help my mom pay bills and get her medications for over ten years. I cook and clean daily. Never had a childhood. Couldn't go to college,still don't have a car and barely have clothing because I never have money left. My brother pays and does nothing but she treats him like a king. He won't pay for her meds,curses her out and won't even give her a ride. She has to walk,pay a taxi. I feel depressed and lost.

I’m really sorry hun. I can see it’s very frustrating. It’s important that you don’t internalize your mom’s favoritism. You have to find value in your own hard work because there will be a lot of times you have to keep pushing even if you don’t get the validation. You have to know for you why you do what you do.

Despicable Me - sentence starters

1. “Go away. I’m not home.” 

2. “Assemble the minions!” 

3. “We have located a shrink ray in a secret lab. And once we take the shrink ray, we will have the capability to pull off the true crime of the century.”

4. “You’re never going to get adopted, _____. You know that, don’t you?” 

5. “Just so you know, _____, I’m about to do something that is very very big. Very important. When you hear about it, you’re going to be very proud.” 

6. “Someday I’m going to go to the moon.” 

7. “Maybe now you’ll think twice before you freeze someone’s head!” 

8. “Aww. My caterpillar never turned into a butterfly.”

9. “Okay, that’s enough, little girl/boy. Let go of my leg. Come on, you can do it. Just release your grip.” 

10. “Okay, here we are. Home sweet home.”

11. “_____, this is _____, my… dog.” 

12. “Do you really think this is an appropiate place for little kids? Because, uh, it’s not.” 

13. “As you can see, I have provided everything a child might need.” 

14. “Somebody broke that.” 

15. “Clearly we need to set some rules. Rule number one: you will not touch anything.” 

16. “You will not cry, or whine, or laugh, or giggle, or sneeze or barf or fart. So no… no annoying sounds. All right?”

17. “Don’t worry. Everything’s going to be fine. We’re going to really happy here. Right?” 

18. “What are you doing here? I told you to stay in the kitchen.”

19. “Fix it? Look, it has been disintegrated. By definition it cannot be fixed.” 

20. “That is freaking me out. What is s/he doing?” 

21. “It was your _____’s idea.” 

22. “Just so you know, you’re never going to be my _____.” 

23. “Are these beds made out of bombs?” 

24. “Will you read us/me a bedtime story?” 

25. “So, good night, sleep tight, and don’t let the bedbugs bite. Because there are literally thousands of them. Oh, and there’s probably something in your closet.”   

26. “Actually, we’re going to have to skip the dance class today.”

27. “Oh yes, my pinky promises.” 

28. “Why are you wearing pajamas?” 

29. “S/he’s so fluffy I’m gonna die!” 

30. “How much for the fluffy unicorn?” 

31. “Just one more. I accidentally closed my eyes.” 

32. “Okay. My turn.” 

33. “It’s so fluffy!” 

34. “We have twelve days until the moon is in optimum position. We can’t afford any distractions!” 

35. “Hey, can we order pizza?” 

36. “No need to continue. I’ve seen quite enough.” 

37. “It’s a great plan. I love everything about your plan. Except for one thing… you.”  

38. “Look _____, I built a real rocket based off of the macaroni prototype!” 

39. “In terms of money… we have no money.” 

40. “Yes. Yes! We will build our own rocket! Using this, and whatever else we can find!” 

41. “Yes! Mine’s shaped like a dead guy.” 

42. “Don’t worry. The moon is as good as ours.” 

43. “The physical appearance of the please makes no difference. It is still ‘no’, so go to sleep.”  

44. “Wow. This is garbage. You actually like this?” 

45. “Ugh. I don’t like this book. This is going on forever.” 

46. “What about goodnight kisses?” 

47. “No no no. There will be no kissing or hugging. Or kissing.” 

48. “I was thinking we could move the day of the heist.” 

49. “All right, now, when we put our cups together, we will make the ‘clink’ sounds with our mouths.” 

50. “Don’t let her/him take us/me, ______! Tell her/him you want to keep us/me!” 

51. “I did it for your own good.” 

52. “S/he’s still not here.” 

53. “But s/he pinky-promised!” 

54. “No, we can’t start yet. We’re still expecting someone.” 

55. “Quick, we have to warn him/her. And fast!” 

56. “Sorry, ______. The show’s over.” 

57. “Listen up, you little punk. When I get in there, you are in for a world of pain!” 

58. “S/he is gonna kick your butt.” 

59. “_____ has the girls/boys/kids/others. Go!” 

60. “You’re going to have to jump.” 

61. “Jump?! Are you insane?” 

62. “Don’t worry, I will catch you.” 

63. “Oh no. Sorry, that book was accidentally destroyed maliciously.” 

64. “This is going to be the best book ever!” 

65. “Hey, that one looks like me!” 

66. “What are you talking about? These are kittens. Any relation to persons living or dead is completely coincidental.” 

67. “I love you.” 

68. “I’m so proud of you, _____. You turned out to be a great parent.” 

anonymous asked:

Advice for school: I used to leave studying and homework until the very last moment. But now I get home, have a drink and do my homework and I start studying 2 weeks before a test. I am less stressed, sleep much better at night and my schoolwork has improved so so much 💕 so please don't leave your work until the very last moment. you can all do it.

This is so important.
Thank you for sharing💓

Reasons why you should see Power Rangers (NO SPOILERS)

1. VERY FIRST ON SCREEN AUTISTIC SUPERHERO

•  Said autism is not treated as a weakness and really makes said character the stand out of the movie

2.VERY FIRST ON SCREEN LGBTQ+ SUPERHERO

 • It’s not a topic that is dealt with throughout the whole movie. They talk about it for like two minutes 

• No one treats said character any differently after the reveal

3. THE WOMEN ARE NOT ONCE DOUBTED TO BE ABLE TO HANDLE THEMSELVES

• Not a single sexist comment throughout the entire movie. Not. One.

• (At least I don’t remember any. I may be wrong but I’m 99% sure I’m right)

4. EVERYONE IS FLAWED OR HAS A ‘disability’ 

5. ONE OF THE MESSAGES IS THAT DOING AN AWFUL THING DOESN’T MAKE YOU AN AWFUL PERSON

• I can tell you a lot of people need someone to tell them that

6. IT TACKLES A SHIT TON OF ISSUES AND I LOVE THE MOVIE FOR THAT

7. ALPHA FIVE ISN’T HELPLESS AT ALL

8. ZORDON ISN’T PERFECT AND KINDA SELFISH

9. THIS MOVIE WILL FUCK YOU UP WITHOUT A DOUBT

• I cried like three times

10. THE SOUNDTRACK IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING

• Includes The Score, twenty one pilots, Fitz and The Tantrums, and Tove Lo

11. IT’S STILL POWER RANGERS JUST LESS CHEESY

12. IT’S PRETTY FUCKING FUNNY AT SOME PARTS

13. THEY DON’T GET ALONG AUTOMATICALLY 

• It takes a lot of the movie for them to be able to be open with one another

14. THERE IS CAMEO FROM THE ORIGINAL PINK AND GREEN RANGERS

(KK THAT’s ALL I CAN THINK OF RIGHT NOW SO PLS GO SEE IT)

Boi, can you believe it’s already been a whole year since Horikoshi saved my life

unpopular opinion maybe but…it makes me kind of sad that just because laurent is guarded and emotionally reserved people think damen is always the one to make romantic or intimate or loving overtures. i can see why people think that since we get to see inside damen’s mind for the whole three books, plus the short story, but if you look at the examples from the books laurent isn’t just sitting idly by as him and damen grow closer.

  • he asks for damen’s help with tactical maneuvers. damen’s his only confidant.
  • he makes damen his captain (‘it should have been you from the start’).
  • he sits in damen’s lap at the inn. and laughs against his chest on the balcony.
  • he goes to damen when he’s upset/stressed/sad.
  • he allows damen to calm him, level him out, and help him when he’s losing it, when he would normally shut down and throw everyone out.
  • he initiates their lovemaking all three times. in PG and in KR.
  • he gets damen a towel and water after they have sex.
  • he attends him so sweetly and tenderly in the baths in The Summer Palace.
  • HE PUTS A MOTHERFUCKING FLOWER IN DAMEN’S HAIR.
  • he brings damen sweetmeats in The Adventures of Charls the Veretian Cloth Merchant. 
  • he goes to damen to comfort him after jokaste shows up.
  • he tells jokaste unprompted about him and damen because he’s jealous.
  • he let’s pallas see them together because he’s jealous. he tells halvik that damen is his basically because he’s jealous.
  • he gets on his knees for damen!
  • he sacrifices his life for damen!!!
  • he fights to the death for damen!!!!!
  • he talks to a statue of damen’s mother and tells it how much damen means to him and how he’s going to take care of him forever!!!!!!!!!!

in conclusion laurent is less about words and more about showing his feelings and love through action. but just because he’s not as vocal about how he feels for damen doesn’t mean those feelings aren’t strong and pure and true. 

the end.

lavender hues (m)

fantasy au (reposted)

pairing: jimin | reader
genre: angst and fluff
word count: 13.094
warnings: sexual content 
author’s note: previously named ‘if these wings could fly’ in my old blog. I’m just reposting it with a new name. :)


Beauty. If someone asked you to define it, your mouth would probably go dry and your heart would flutter yearningly, freezing as the words turn heavy in your mind and dissolve in the tip of your tongue.

Beauty is short-lived but ubiquitous, a transparent but shimmering liquid running in rivulets through hidden alleyways and veiled landscapes that the eyes don’t notice unless they look twice. Beauty is found in the unexpected, in the withheld words of the timid poets, in longing stares and authentic, carefree laughs. Beauty is found in what the eyes can see, in what the ears can hear, in the deep reverie of the colorful minds and in the dreams held close to the heart.

Beauty is fleeting and you’re unable to grasp it. All your life you’ve chased it, extended your hands towards it, longed to touch it with your fingertips. But your steps are slow and your hands are ungifted, and you can only imagine what it would be like to create beauty, to have the hands of those that are able to reflect love and joy and pain in books and paintings.

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