Awesomeness
by Erica
Hi! I'm Erica. I'm 20 and live in the USA. Feminist, LGBT ally, nerdfighter, Hufflepuff, whovian, and sherlockian. I basically enjoy nerdy things and also musical things and I try to reblog awesome stuff, so follow me. :)
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We assume others show love the same way we do — and if they don’t, we worry it’s not there.
- Everyone has their own love language. That’s one of the most important lessons I’ve ever learned. (via stay-ocean-minded)
6 days ago on July 18th, 2014 |363,778 notes
liftedandgiftedd:

eradicatedelicacy:

queentinabelcher:

Alcohol vs marijuana

OH MY GOD I WASNT EXPECTING THAT

this is it.. my favorite gif on this entire site

liftedandgiftedd:

eradicatedelicacy:

queentinabelcher:

Alcohol vs marijuana

OH MY GOD I WASNT EXPECTING THAT

this is it.. my favorite gif on this entire site

6 days ago on July 18th, 2014 |445,473 notes
cleromancy:

#i can’t decide if this bus is being supportive or threatening me

cleromancy:

6 days ago on July 18th, 2014 |267,181 notes
shaunofthebread:

If only more people thought like this.

shaunofthebread:

If only more people thought like this.

6 days ago on July 18th, 2014 |48,010 notes

a-different-kind-of-royalty:

"What do you plan to do with your future?"

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1 week ago on July 18th, 2014 |286,319 notes
"It's a metaphor" I have no doubt that you completely understand and stand by this statement that the act of putting an unlit cigarette in Augustus Waters' mouth is in fact a metaphor. But for some folks, we don't see it asa metaphor, we see it as situational irony, or a simple statement. Please explain how it is a metaphor.

Anonymous

fishingboatproceeds:

Well, a character in a novel saying that something is a metaphor is not the same thing as the author of the novel saying that it’s a metaphor. Gus’s intellectual grasp often exceeds his reach (he calls a monologue a soliloquy, and misuses quite a few of the bigger words in his vocabulary). But I do think the cigarette is a metaphor, albeit a different one for us than it is for him.

Gus’s idea is that the cigarette is a metaphor for illness, and he keeps it unlit and in his mouth as an expression of his power over illness. “You put the killing thing between your teeth but you don’t give it the power to do its killing.” Gus’s thinking here is that HE has the power. This is why he tends to use the cigarette when he’s feeling nervous or powerless. (He’s also using the most famous commercially available carcinogen to make this statement, so obviously there’s a connection there in his mind: Humans can prevent cancer by not smoking; cancer is something we can have power over; your job is not to give cancer the power to kill you; etc.) 

But of course Gus is wrong about all of this, or at least almost all of it. You may have SOME control over whether you die of cancer (you can choose not to smoke), but in most cases humans don’t have control over illness. “You don’t give it the power to do its killing” imagines more agency over illness than we actually have, because in the end much of the fault is in the stars, not in ourselves. So to us, the unlit cigarette is a metaphor for our false perception of control, and our urgent need to feel in control. It’s no coincidence, then, that when Gus’s life is spiraling out of control and he finds himself powerless before fate, he tries (and fails) to buy cigarettes.

1 week ago on July 15th, 2014 |30,245 notes

sirlightbulb:

Do you ever just see the first sentence of a text message and just think “oh fuck no I do not have time for this shit”

1 week ago on July 15th, 2014 |525,389 notes
tastefullyoffensive:

Who is this man? [x]

tastefullyoffensive:

Who is this man? [x]

1 week ago on July 14th, 2014 |42,951 notes
alymayholt:

givemeinternet:

A strong independent dog who don’t need no man


me

alymayholt:

givemeinternet:

A strong independent dog who don’t need no man

me

1 week ago on July 14th, 2014 |319,575 notes
unamusedsloth:

Looks like he found some amazing cereal

unamusedsloth:

Looks like he found some amazing cereal

1 week ago on July 14th, 2014 |138,218 notes

tentacletherapissed:

sagihairius:

tinychatter:

i love when people call me precious thats such a cute thing to call somebody

yeah it does have a nice
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1 week ago on July 14th, 2014 |316,292 notes

kadabbs:

Recent studies confirm that reading books and drinking tea doesn’t make you better than anyone else

2 weeks ago on July 9th, 2014 |147,510 notes
2 weeks ago on July 9th, 2014 |488,954 notes

wreckedteens:

wearing a black bra and black underwear cause you’re a fierce bitch

2 weeks ago on July 9th, 2014 |163,411 notes

makhon:

I just tried to write ‘raggedy man’ on my phone. It autocorrected to ‘tragedy man’.

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2 weeks ago on July 7th, 2014 |50,195 notes