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I'm Not Dead Yet

A collection of history things, assorted fandoms, things that make me laugh, occasional politics and... cats
Jul 24 '14

celestial-sexhair:

utsubyo-no-kogeki:

idontbelieveinusernames:

onwards-to-fantartica:

dreamofunconsciousness:

The last line “Row, Row, Row, Your Boat.”

“Life is but a dream.”

Really? That’s quite the existentialist mind-fuck to throw in at the end of a nursery rhyme.

I waited patiently for this post

WAIT. ITS NOT ‘LIFE’S A BUTTER DREAM??’

No it isn’t, how long have you thought that?

What the fuck is a butter dream

(Source: theclassyfedora)

Jul 24 '14

The first official posters for all three films

That escalated quickly

(Source: thorinds)

Jul 23 '14
hate:

kitsunecoffee:

brilliantinemortality:

vagisodium:

apriki:

never forget that australias first ever winter olympics gold was won because the guy was coming dead last and everyone in front of him fell over


its happening

even better
the only reason he was in the final was bc the same thing happened in the semis
and the only reason he was in the semis was bc one of the guys that came ahead of him in the quarters was disqualified

i’m not sure if he’s the luckiest skater alive or a skater that has the power to curse other competitors.

i’ve been laughing non stop for the past like 10 minutes

hate:

kitsunecoffee:

brilliantinemortality:

vagisodium:

apriki:

never forget that australias first ever winter olympics gold was won because the guy was coming dead last and everyone in front of him fell over

its happening

even better

the only reason he was in the final was bc the same thing happened in the semis

and the only reason he was in the semis was bc one of the guys that came ahead of him in the quarters was disqualified

i’m not sure if he’s the luckiest skater alive or a skater that has the power to curse other competitors.

i’ve been laughing non stop for the past like 10 minutes

Jul 23 '14

ancamnarvienn:

Star Trek + Social Commentary (context in the captions)

THIS is what the original Star Trek TV series and films were about. Not just about blowing up things in space and snazzy lens flares with a side order of casual sexism -.-‘.

(Source: thevoyagereternals)

Jul 23 '14
Jul 23 '14

loriendesse:

middle-earth meme: [1/3 speeches] Sam’s speech

Jul 23 '14

majesticaljeff:

rednecktex:

huffy-lemon:

Favorite story posts part 1

That last one

My dad says the ‘making love in a canoe’ about american beer

Jul 23 '14
youwhooncelaidlowthenations:

brxkenpetal:

☁MASTURBATION TIPS☁

yEPSANDY BEACHES AND UNBALANCED HIPSTERSgets me ROCK FUCKING SOLID

youwhooncelaidlowthenations:

brxkenpetal:

☁MASTURBATION TIPS☁

yEP

SANDY BEACHES AND UNBALANCED HIPSTERS

gets me ROCK FUCKING SOLID

Jul 23 '14
Jul 23 '14
"

My mother once told me that trauma is like Lord of the Rings. You go through this crazy, life-altering thing that almost kills you (like say having to drop the one ring into Mount Doom), and that thing by definition cannot possibly be understood by someone who hasn’t gone through it. They can sympathize sure, but they’ll never really know, and more than likely they’ll expect you to move on from the thing fairly quickly. And they can’t be blamed, people are just like that, but that’s not how it works.

Some lucky people are like Sam. They can go straight home, get married, have a whole bunch of curly headed Hobbit babies and pick up their gardening right where they left off, content to forget the whole thing and live out their days in peace. Lots of people however, are like Frodo, and they don’t come home the same person they were when they left, and everything is more horrible and more hard then it ever was before. The old wounds sting and the ghost of the weight of the one ring still weighs heavy on their minds, and they don’t fit in at home anymore, so they get on boats go sailing away to the Undying West to look for the sort of peace that can only come from within. Frodos can’t cope, and most of us are Frodos when we start out.

But if we move past the urge to hide or lash out, my mother always told me, we can become Pippin and Merry. They never ignored what had happened to them, but they were malleable and receptive to change. They became civic leaders and great storytellers; they we able to turn all that fear and anger and grief into narratives that others could delight in and learn from, and they used the skills they had learned in battle to protect their homeland. They were fortified by what had happened to them, they wore it like armor and used it to their advantage.

It is our trauma that turns us into guardians, my mother told me, it is suffering that strengthens our skin and softens our hearts, and if we learn to live with the ghosts of what had been done to us, we just may be able to save others from the same fate.

"

S.T.Gibson  (via modernhepburn)

First time I’ve ever heard the advice, “be more like Pippin.”

(via padnick)

(Source: sarahtaylorgibson)