“When conservative fundamentalists claim that America is a Christian nation, one should remember what Christianity is: the Holy Spirit, the free egalitarian community of believers united by love. It is the protesters who are the Holy Spirit, while on Wall Street pagans worship false idols.”—Slavoj Zizek ‘Occupy First. Demands Come Later’
“To imply, however, that all womyn suffer the same oppression simply because we are womyn is to lose sight of the many varied tools of patriarchy.”—Audre Lorde, An Open Letter to Mary Daly (via mujerinterrumpida)
And somehow I’m constantly surprised at how people continue to disappoint me.
Yes tumblr, I’m back. Between two jobs, 37 hour work weeks, and a graduate programme, I’ve been ever so busy. But there are few things I enjoy more than wallowing in a sea of angst whilst posting pretty pictures, so here I am again.
“Women are not the weak, frail little flowers that they are advertised. There has never been anything invented yet, including war, that a man would enter into, that a woman wouldn’t, too.”—Will Rogers (via musingsofaboredmaniac)