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I’ll keep the Christ in Christmas when you keep the Thor in Thursday

dogshaming:

Garden Pirate

We know she loves veggies, but had no idea she was so impatient that she’d dig up freshly planted…

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dogshaming:

Garden Pirate

We know she loves veggies, but had no idea she was so impatient that she’d dig up freshly planted…

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Look, a family breaking apart is not usually an ideal solution, but it is nice to know that age does not equal “old-fashioned-ness,” especially of the hurtful kind.

thefrogman:

Sir Stuffington [facebook]

nprfreshair:

Awesome display in a public library showing why these classics were once banned.
Keep reading, y’all.
via BoingBoing

People will do the stupidest things if you say it is to “protect the children.”  Children live in the same world as the rest of us. And hiding unwholesome facts from them doesn’t protect them, it leaves them unprepared (thinking particularly of Anne Frank above and the recent case of The Invisible Man). Censorship sucks, guys.

nprfreshair:

Awesome display in a public library showing why these classics were once banned.

Keep reading, y’all.

via BoingBoing

People will do the stupidest things if you say it is to “protect the children.”  Children live in the same world as the rest of us. And hiding unwholesome facts from them doesn’t protect them, it leaves them unprepared (thinking particularly of Anne Frank above and the recent case of The Invisible Man). Censorship sucks, guys.

ageless-aislynn:

Boop to turn off kitten.

ageless-aislynn:

Boop to turn off kitten.

Conflict of interest? What conflict of interest?

C’mon guys, get your kids their shots. Just… please.

C’mon guys, get your kids their shots. Just… please.

dogshaming:

Meet Hank

I fart myself awake.

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dogshaming:

Meet Hank

I fart myself awake.

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It is easy to get depressed about the state of the world, especially when you’re talking about regions like Egypt - where a authoritarian regime was overthrown by a popular (largely) non-violent uprising in favor of democracy - only to see that democracy succumb to a military coup. I can’t speak for anyone else, but for me the Arab Spring was really a reason to be hopeful for us as a species. Especially in Egypt. So when the recent unrest and military coup came about it hit harder than it might have otherwise.But the people of Egypt have once again showed the world what it means to value our common humanity and stand up for your fellow man:
There’s obviously been a lot of violence in Egypt lately, in particular there have been a number of Christian churches and homes that have been attacked by Muslim thugs. Other Muslims have, as a response, taken it upon themselves to surround and protect churches and their Christian neighbors as human shields. This isn’t the first time either. 
If we ever are visited by aliens these are the people I want to represent us. Because this is the best of us. And I think this image captures that nicely.
First seen at Dispatches from the Culture Wars

It is easy to get depressed about the state of the world, especially when you’re talking about regions like Egypt - where a authoritarian regime was overthrown by a popular (largely) non-violent uprising in favor of democracy - only to see that democracy succumb to a military coup. I can’t speak for anyone else, but for me the Arab Spring was really a reason to be hopeful for us as a species. Especially in Egypt. So when the recent unrest and military coup came about it hit harder than it might have otherwise.But the people of Egypt have once again showed the world what it means to value our common humanity and stand up for your fellow man:

There’s obviously been a lot of violence in Egypt lately, in particular there have been a number of Christian churches and homes that have been attacked by Muslim thugs. Other Muslims have, as a response, taken it upon themselves to surround and protect churches and their Christian neighbors as human shields. This isn’t the first time either.

If we ever are visited by aliens these are the people I want to represent us. Because this is the best of us. And I think this image captures that nicely.

First seen at Dispatches from the Culture Wars