October 21, 2014

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October 16, 2014
"For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love."

— Carl Sagan (via liquidlightandrunningtrees)

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Filed under: thought 
October 15, 2014
zenrecovery:

courage to persue stillness apart from the external fetters via the mystic badass Teresa of Ávila | hat tip ↬ mindfulnessandjustice.org

zenrecovery:

courage to persue stillness apart from the external fetters via the mystic badass Teresa of Ávila | hat tip  mindfulnessandjustice.org

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October 15, 2014

citizen-earth:

Decolonization Day 2014

Houston, Texas

(photos by Elizabeth Brossa)

October 14, 2014
"Traditions can become dogma, and breaking free of these strictures would be the doctrinal equivalent of one of Harry Houdini’s famous escape acts. Francis, if he wants to change them, must do so without actually appearing to have done so."

Alexander Stille on a bombshell document at the Vatican synod. (via newyorker)

(Source: newyorker.com, via sphericalmusic)

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Filed under: LGBTQ 
October 12, 2014
"There is something very odd about a society where the most talented people all get tracked toward the same elite colleges, where they end up studying the same small number of subjects and going to the same small number of careers. And that strikes me as a lack of diversity in thinking about the kinds of things people should be doing that’s very limiting for our society, as well as for students."

Serial entrepreneur Peter Thiel, founder of PayPal, the first outside investor in Facebook, and author of the excellent Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, visits The Tim Ferriss Show

Complement with Kio Stark on how to counter the industrialism of higher education

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October 12, 2014

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October 11, 2014
nakedpastor:

Happy National Coming Out Day! My BOOK “The Art of Coming Out: Cartoons for the LGBTQ Community” Is out too! 
www.nakedpastor.com/2014/10/celebrating-national-coming-out-day-with-my-new-lgbtq-cartoon-book/

nakedpastor:

Happy National Coming Out Day! My BOOK “The Art of Coming Out: Cartoons for the LGBTQ Community” Is out too! 

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Filed under: lgbtq 
October 9, 2014
"So, today, we have filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to publish our full Transparency Report, and asking the court to declare these restrictions on our ability to speak about government surveillance as unconstitutional under the First Amendment."

Taking the fight for #transparency to court | Twitter Blogs

I love this company

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October 2, 2014
If I Have Gay Children: Four Promises From A Christian Pastor/Parent
johndpav, johnpavlovitz.com
Sometimes I wonder if I’ll have gay children.I’m not sure if other parents think about this, but I do; quite often.Maybe it’s because I have many gay people in my family and circle of friends. It’s in my genes and in my…

If I Have Gay Children: Four Promises From A Christian Pastor/Parent
johndpav, johnpavlovitz.com


Sometimes I wonder if I’ll have gay children.
I’m not sure if other parents think about this, but I do; quite often.Maybe it’s because I have many gay people in my family and circle of friends. It’s in my genes and in my…

September 18, 2014
"No one earns a billion dollars. People earn $10 an hour, people steal a billion dollars."

Fran Lebowitz (via harharhar)

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Filed under: opinion 
September 14, 2014
ted:

The 4 biggest reasons why inequality is bad for society»
Art by Dawn Kim.

ted:

The 4 biggest reasons why inequality is bad for society»

Art by Dawn Kim.

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Filed under: inequality 
September 13, 2014

fatherfarr:

Some photos from our wedding, all of them captured by the remarkable Allegra Anderson of Allegra Anderson Photography.

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Filed under: marriage lgbtq 
September 11, 2014
honeyandwormwood:

Peace is not the product of terror or fear.Peace is not the silence of cemeteries.Peace is not the silent result of violent repression.Peace is the generous,tranquil contribution of allto the good of all.Peace is dynamism.Peace is generosity.It is right and it is duty.- Óscar Romero

honeyandwormwood:

Peace is not the product of terror or fear.
Peace is not the silence of cemeteries.
Peace is not the silent result of violent repression.
Peace is the generous,
tranquil contribution of all
to the good of all.
Peace is dynamism.
Peace is generosity.
It is right and it is duty.

Óscar Romero

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Filed under: peace 
August 20, 2014

smithsonian:

Yesterday, our National Museum of American History added more items to its LGBTQ History collection. The items are not on view yet, but you can see many of them online now

LGBTQ History is an important part of the American experience and the Smithsonian is committed to making sure these stories are told. In a blog post, a curator reflects on collecting and interpreting LGBTQ material culture.

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Filed under: LGBTQ history america