what in the earth

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“What you are, what you can do, it is like some great miracle of the earth, like fire or wildflowers or the breadth of the sea. You are unique in the world, just as you are unique in my heart, and there will never be a time when I do not love you.”

i have SO many questions about extraterrestrial life like

  • WHAT the hell do they look like? our classic bug-eyed green fellow is cute and all but it’s still a humanoid biped whose chemistry is usually compatible with earth. WHAT IF THEY DON’T NEED LIMBS OR SKIN OR EVEN ANY PHYSICAL FORM AT ALL
  • MOLECULAR BIOLOGY????? what if, say, they don’t need to breathe to stay alive, but they die quickly if they’re not in the sun - how would their blood cells adjust to carry vitamin D as opposed to oxygen, and then convert it into energy??? WHAT IF ALIENS ARE NOT CARBON-BASED LIKE WE ARE
  • what if they have senses we don’t??? what if they have this whole different sense available to them where there’s a whole world of things like colors and lights and textures, or notes and tones and beats, and they have organs to sense that world and everything and we just don’t know about it?
  • what if they don’t have senses we do, or they have them but in different ways??? like you know that one shrimp that can see 16 colors, what if they can see other colors and they sit there trying to explain the other colors to humans and there just are not words??? or what if the entire concept of sound is completely foreign to them and humans talk about music and speech and they’re just like ?????????
  • people always talk about aliens who are millions of years AHEAD of us in technological development but what about the ones that are behind? aliens who are only just getting past basic tools, aliens who are completely stumped by things as simple as a seesaw, like dang
  • ALSO IN INTERSTELLAR TRAVEL what if they don’t even KNOW there are other planets out there and suddenly one day humans show up like “lol hi” AND THEY ARE LIKE WHAT THE DICKS
  • CAN YOU IMAGINE THEIR OPINIONS ON EARTH’S COUNTRIES LIKE “what do you mean you have multiple governments on one planet” “WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU HAVE A WHOLE TWO HUNDRED GOVERNMENTS ON ONE PLANET” alternately “WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU HAVE ONLY TWO HUNDRED GOVERNMENTS ON YOUR PLANET WHAT DO YOU MEAN THERE ARE GOVERNMENTS RESPONSIBLE FOR HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF SQUARE MILES HOW DO THEY KEEP TRACK”
  • differences in the emotional spectrum/how we experience and respond to emotions/how different emotions are viewed (see vulcans, who despite their rather uncreative character design had a pretty ingenious concept here)
  • how the HELL do they travel quickly enough (i.e. faster than light) to get anywhere of note during their lifespans? do they just have incredibly long lifespans????
  • basically anything ever brought up in a Douglas Adams book is worth thought

LIKE THERE IS SO MUCH WEIRD SHIT ON EARTH ALREADY??? IMAGINE WHAT WEIRD SHIT ALIENS MIGHT BE ABOUT IMAGINE THIS FOR ME PLEASE

I used to want to make love to you, I wanted to breathe my soul into your mouth, and look at us now. You’re always making sure you kiss your knuckles before you punch me in the face. We’re a collection of almosts, we’re never enough. It’s this fucking nostalgia that keeps insisting things were better than they were when the only lies we’re truly punished for are the ones we tell ourselves. And I remember how you touched me. I’ll admit we’re going nowhere, but you better fucking admit it’s one hell of a ride. And so what if we’re more of a rollercoaster than a bullet train? If everything just moved forward we’d be just like all the other boring dammed people, swarming the Earth, propagating more boring damned people, what a horror show. Freaks.
—  AMBAR SHAYANNA KLEINBORT

sketchy-red-dude THEN WHAT ON EARTH HAVE I BEEN TOLD MY ENTIRE LIFE

I WISH I KNEW HOW TO RESPOND TO SOMEONE RESPONDING TO MY POST

I WOULD PROBABLY HAVE AN ARCANINE OR THE KRAKEN FROM DRAGONQUEST 8

nmimind asked:

Hello Lucas. I haven't seen you in a long while. What have you been up too? No good I hope. @leah-nmimind-rp

“You’ve missed much, then, Leah,” he replied, almost laughing. “Outside of my duties? A few tricks played in Topan, problems caused here on earth… I’ve kept busy. What about you?”

Iain Lee: “How does Micky Dolenz keep his voice– his voice is sounding better than ever! What on earth- is he doing black magic? Is there voodoo going on?”

Peter Tork: “Yeah I don’t understand it! He warms up, he does all the vocal stuff… he’s always sounded fabulous, um, and it’s just amazing, you know, you just sit there, stand there and its his voice, and it’s the same voice singing those great songs, and holy cow… I’m just delighted to be on stage with it.
—  Peter and Iain talking about Micky Dolenz’s voice on Iain Lee’s BBC Three Counties radio show, June 2015. [x].
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The Many Worlds of Mickie Dalton by Michael Davies

[GOODREADS]

Genre: Science Fiction

When twelve-year old Mickie Dalton meets a young couple in a park, he learns they have come from a distant planet to seek him out. Mickie is not a human being. Nobody knows what he is, where he came from, how he came to be on Earth, or what has happened to the rest of his species.

Mickie accepts their invitation to travel to distant galaxies and uncovers the truth about his ancestry: he is the last of the most powerful species the Universe has ever known. But he is not alone. An ancient Enemy has also tracked him down and Mickie must draw on all his emerging powers to survive. He must seek out the only ones that can help him – his own kind - wherever in the universe they are

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anonymous asked:

My parents violently dislike lolita, they really disapprove. I would say, it'll be fine when i grow up and move out. Except I have. I'm 23. They don't respect my choice at all and it really upsets me. They think I'm stupid and are convinced everyone is laughing at me (they aren't). They feel embarrassed for me. What on earth can I do? I feel guilty for causing them these feelings. They aren't even that old! Just narrow minded.

You have nothing to feel guilty about first of all, they are the ones in the wrong, not you. Honestly the best thing to do is just tell them how wrong they are. Tell them how much it bothers you that they think this way and tell them that nobody is laughing that you. If they don’t want to believe you then I say don’t worry about them. Let them think what they want and keep doing what you want and dressing how you like. Maybe eventually they’ll just see how happy you are and see that nothing is wrong and they’ll figure out for themselves that they’re the ones who are actually being stupid. Or maybe they won’t and they’ll just continue being closed-minded about the whole thing but that shouldn’t keep you from doing what you want to do. You can’t always get people to see how wrong they are, some people are just stubborn like that, but you have absolutely nothing to feel guilty about, they’re the ones who should feel bad for acting like you wanting to dress the way you like is such a bad thing.

Does anyone else type life questions into Google?

like…

why don’t my parents like me?
how do I stop this depression?
why are people so apathetic?
where am I going to get in life?
how will I get there?
why is college so expensive?
why do people lie?
how do people hate so much?
why can’t everyone live in peace?
why am I on this earth?
what is my purpose?
how do I stop living?

but I hope…

I find someone who will give me a reason to ask instead…

how could I love any more than this?

You ever randomly think..“so whats going to happen to me when I die? 😯 Is heaven for real? What If i just cease to exist anymore? Omg that would be scary. But energy is never destroyed or created so I must be going somewhere. What if I’m a ghost and I still have to roam the earth? What does it feel like to die? Does it hurt? What goes through your mind during your last breaths? Is reality even real? Whats the purpose of being?”? I swear I think about this at least once a week. I get so anxious that I just shake it off because i’ll just worry myself. No one wants to think about it but we’re all gonna go one day.. Every single one of us. I just don’t wanna be surprised, but I cant waste my life worrying about the unknown.

Ringonoko

  “–Yuki?

   What was Yuki doing out on the streets? The Chilledren all had specific orders not to wander today, as there was a festival and streets would be crowded. Furthermore, what on Earth was that girl wearing? The frozen hadn’t sewn such a thing, had she created it herself?

  “What were you thinking, Yuki?! I told you not to wander today, did I not? The others haven’t left the library too, have they?”

  If not, surely they would be worried… though had they, who knows what pedestrians could be doing to them? Children or not, they were merely protected by law, not street rules!