In principle, we have a variety of important rights under the law. But we also know just how much these mean, in practice, to people who are unable to purchase them. We have the right of free expression, though some can shout louder than others, by reason of power, wealth, and privilege. We can defend our legal rights through the courts—insofar as we understand these rights and can aford the costs. All of this is obvious and hardly worth extended comment. In a perfectly functioning capitalist democracy, with no illegitimate abuse of power, freedom will be in efect a kind of commodity; effectively, a person will have as much of it as he can buy. — Noam Chomsky
Can safely say that 100% of the conversations I’ve had about patriarchy in movie theater men’s rooms have been with @radicalbytes— Luke Smith (@semantric) May 12, 2013
Hauntings are memes, especially pernicious thought contagions, social contagions that need no viral or bacterial host and are transmitted in a thousand different ways. — Form The Drowning Girl by Caitlin R. Kiernan
“Don’t talk down to me Batman! You have no idea what I can or can’t do!”
- Batgirl, Secret Origins #20 (1987)
Yes, this is a photo of my friends and I back in college (circa 2001) playing the orignal Halo projected onto the ceiling!
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WHERE IS THIS CAN I GO THERE?!?!?!?!?
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