just another day

Name: Rebecca

Status: fangirl, photographer, artist, editor

Favorites: Star Wars, Doctor Who, Disney, FMA, Avatar: the Last Airbender and Klaroline.

I use the tumblr app 95% of the time.

stilettoheart:

iwatchforsasha:

Fantastic Breasts and Where to Find Them

!!!!! i love seeing people i know succeed and put out such strong messages !!!!!

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August 26th 2014 107,111 notes
#hp #fandom #video #thank you

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navifae:

Y’know, I get that people are disappointed that Doctor x Clara aren’t a thing or whatever, but personally? I was getting really tired of all the romance driven plots, especially since that didn’t become a huge thing until Moffat. It pretty much plays into the whole “oh guys and gals can’t just…

August 24th 2014 4 notes
#THANK YOU #DW

themightyberkian:

minamarrrina:

True story my therapist told me it is 100% natural and healthy to have attachments to fictional characters, especially strong hero types because they may have flaws but in the end they always save the day and some people just need that constant positive force in their life.

You don’t understand how perfect this is.

(via gayfather)

August 18th 2014 112,936 notes
#thank you #movies

thatzak:

If anything comes from Robin Williams’ death, I hope it brings more awareness to depression. Even someone so outwardly upbeat and full of life can succumb to depression.

(via princesscatofdisney)

August 11th 2014 90,703 notes
#Robin Williams #thank you
cutebmo asked: white people CANNOT join hinduism. in order to practice hinduism, you have to be born Hindi.

whitepeoplesaidwhat:

dorothyparkerwashere:

Huh? Erm, yeah okay let’s talk about this. Indian Hindu girl here with a depth of knowledge of Hinduism (philosophical and daily practice.) 

A) It’s HindU, not Hindi. Hindi is a language, and is not even the language of Hinduism, which is Sanskrit. (By this I mean the language the Vedas and other ancient texts are written in. In South India, prayers can be said in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu etc so it doesn’t mean you can’t pray in your language.) 

B) Technically, yes you can’t convert. There is a reason for this. It’s not cos we be mean. It’s cos in Hinduism there is a concept of Dharma, and part of that concept is the idea that everyone has a duty to do, a role to play. To convert someone, either forcibly or through preaching, is to take them away from their Dharma. When they come to a religion on their own, that is their Dharma. It is not up to us to preach to people about religion. That’s why Hinduism has no concept of proselytizing or conversion. There is no conversion process. 

Now you’re asking “what about all those White people who convert to Hinduism?” Okay, ISKCON, or Krishna Consciousness, is what most White people convert too. ISKCON tries to pass itself off as part of Hinduism because that gives it legitimacy (and Hindus being kinda whatever about what other people believe as long as you don’t kill us for it tend to just let it be). But ISKCON’s beliefs are not in line with what Hindus believe. ISKCON appeals to White people because of it’s exotification of Asian religion which is then mixed with Protestant culture. Hence, with ISKCON, you get concepts like going to heaven (which Hindus don’t believe in) and conversion. So yes White people can’t join Hinduism, but really it’s cos when you define it the way you do other religions no one can. 

C) Does this mean no matter how much you love Hinduism and believe in it you will never be Hindu cos u can’t convert? No, actually it does not. See, Hinduism is both practice and a way of life. Philosophically, a belief that we are all God or have the God particle in us, that all life forms are connected to Brahman or a universal energy, and that our actions or karma leads to rebirth is quite enough to be Hindu. The Vedas tell you the traditions and customs you need to live this life, but the Upanishads than make a philosophical critique of what has come before. The Upanishads understand that people need the rituals and the forms of god with human faces and characteristics because that is the God many of us can relate to and love, but God in its truest form is oneness inside all of us, that connects all of us, and when we realize this, we don’t need to see God in other forms because we see him (it) in us and everyone, all around us. 

You do not need to convert to realize this. You do not need to know a word of Sanskrit to realize this. You do not need to utter the mantras or sing to him (it) to realize this. Not being able to do all this doesn’t make you any less of a Hindu. You do not even need to necessarily identify as Hindu to be Hindu. (We’re perfectly okay with this. No issues at all. Your identity is yours and yours alone.) 

You do not need some priest, holy water and a conversion process for you to join some sect or group in order to understand and realize you are a part of God. You already are. How can you convert into something which is already you? 

And this is why you can’t convert to Hinduism. 

Here we go. Thanks for those who posted this in the notes and for the OP for having written this out.

-Holly

August 07th 2014 2,615 notes
#religion #thank you
“A few months back, I was asked to participate in a debate on the topic of whether men should have to pay on dates. (I was “the feminist.”) It turned out that the male debater and I didn’t really disagree much on that topic. I said that, generally, whoever asks the other person out pays for that date, and then at some point couples generally transition into sharing costs in whatever way works for them. He was actually pretty happy to pay for first dates; he just wanted women to say thank you and to not use him. I had no problem with that.

I think he said that women should offer to pay half, knowing they’ll probably be turned down. I said, well, sometimes — but what if the other person invited you someplace really expensive? What if you agreed to a date with the guy and he spent an hour saying crazy racist shit to you and you felt like you couldn’t escape? This is what led to our real disagreement.

The male debater felt strongly that if a woman wasn’t interested in a second date, she should say so on the spot. If the man says, “Let’s do this again sometime,” the woman shouldn’t say, “Sure, great,” and then back out later. I said that that was a nice ideal, but that he should keep in mind that most women spent most of their lives living in low-level fear of physical aggression from men. I think about avoiding rape (or other violence) every time I walk home from the subway, every time there’s an unexpected knock at the door, and certainly every time I piss off an unhinged man. So, if I were on a date with a man who I felt was unbalanced, creepy, overly aggressive, or possibly violent, and he asked if I wanted to “do this again sometime,” I would say whatever I felt would avoid conflict. And then I would leave, wait awhile, and hope that letting him down politely a few days later would avoid his finding me and turning my skin into an overcoat.

The male debater was furious that I had even brought this up. He felt that the threat of violence against women was irrelevant, and that I was playing some kind of “rape card” as a debate trick. He got angrier and angrier as we argued. I also got angrier and angrier, although I worked hard to keep speaking in a calm and considered way. He was shouting and cutting me off when I tried to speak. I pointed out that the debater himself was displaying exactly the sort of behavior that would make me very uncomfortable on a date. THAT made him livid.

He then called me “passive-aggressive.”

I was genuinely taken aback. “Actually,” I said, “I call this ‘behaving myself.’” It’s a lot of work to stay calm when you’re just as furious as the other person, and that other person is shouting at you. I felt that I was acting like a grownup — at some emotional cost to myself — and I wanted credit, not insults, for being able to speak in a normal tone of voice when I was having to explain things like, “We can’t tell who the rapists are before they turn violent, so sometimes we have to be cautious with men who do not intend to harm us.”” — Bullish Life: When Men Get Too Emotional To Have A Rational Argument  (via albinwonderland)

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August 06th 2014 58,647 notes
#thank you #feminism

learning2swim:

I think relationships in general are over romanticized like at the end of the day I’m pretty sure a good relationship is just two people who know how to hang out and talk to each other not whether or not they can right all your wrongs or paint a picture of a thousand suns with the breath from your lungs or some shit

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June 29th 2014 303,376 notes
#thank you

socialnetworkhell:

"Consensual sex" is just sex. To say that implies that there is such a thing as "non consensual sex", which there isn’t. That’s rape. That is what it needs to be called. There is only sex or rape. Do not teach people that rape is just another type of sex. They are two very separate events. You wouldn’t say "breathing swimming" and "non breathing swimming", you say swimming and drowning.

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June 11th 2014 256,378 notes
#thank you

burning-young:

girls on their periods

I will never not reblog this.

(via readbetweenthelives)

June 03rd 2014 1,120,734 notes
#THANK YOU

teeveedinner:

thedeathmerchant:

Best headline.

finally and accurate headline!

(via navifae)

May 27th 2014 220,863 notes
#thank you #news

systematicgenocide:

Haunting Video Shows What Syria’s Civil War Would Look Like in the West

what would it be like if the U.S. was war torn like Syria? A new video by international NGO Save the Children imagines just that, through the eyes of a young girl

The disturbing video features shots of the girl as she goes about her normal life over the course of a year. The video begins and ends with the child celebrating her birthday. Between shots, we see how her life changes dramatically as war ravages her country.

The video marks the third anniversary of the conflict in Syria, in which over 10,000 children have died and over 2 million have become refugees.

(via thecorruptedquietone)

March 06th 2014 5,771 notes
#now this is how you get people's attention #thank you #video #history #news
“This breaks my heart. These people are not their characters. Get it to yourselves that Jodice is just as much fiction as Klaroline. As much chemistry as we think they may have does not make them “belong” together. Get it to yourselves that they are happy with their significant other. Stop the nonsense malicious attacks. Stop being self involved, obnoxious, disrespectful, and selfish assholes.” — Please, for the love of god have some human decency. (via endlessklaroline)

(Source: mhysaofklaroline)

February 12th 2014 30 notes
#thank you

maidotsuki:

please stop writing fanfiction about a boy you heard about four days ago.

please stop making headcanons for a living breathing person.

stop shipping real people with real emotions with people they’ve never even met

i seriosuly hope that hanyu never finds out about this site because people apparently can’t control themselves when they think someone is attractive.

(via thehalfbodtprince)

February 09th 2014 14,621 notes
#THANK YOU #yes you can admire him and think he is attractive and draw him #and make gif sets and photosets #BUT STOP FETISHING HIM

yourbones:

somegirlnamedkaitlyn:

My dog understands the word “No,” so how are you going to tell me teenage boys don’t know the difference between rape and consent?

Nailed it.

(via kaaworuu)

July 14th 2013 460,095 notes
#thank you #tw rape

effyfurrow:

nointerrruption:

I’M ACTUALLY A REALLY NICE PERSON IM JUST USED TO BEING WALKED ALL OVER AND DISRESPECTED SO SOMETIMES I COME OFF AS MEAN BUT I JUST CANT LET PEOPLE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ME AND I HAD TO GROW UP REALLY FAST OK BUT I PROMISE I HAVE A GOOD HEART AND GOOD INTENTIONS AND I DONT WANT TO EVER HURT PEOPLE’S FEELINGS BUT SOMETIMES I JSUT HAVE TO HAVE THE UPPER HAND AND MAKE SURE I DONT GET HURT IM SORR YI LOVE EVERYONE

SOMEBODY FUCKING SAID IT 

(Source: okaywork, via justanotherconfusedgeek)

July 01st 2013 615,072 notes
#thank you
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