1. "

    As most of you probably know, someone somewhere dumped a deluge of purported nude photographs of a number of female celebrities online yesterday. The victims include the likes of Kate Upton, Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Krysten Ritter, Yvonne Strahovski, and Teresa Palmer. But the focal point for this story has been Hunger Games/American Hustle actress Jennifer Lawrence, since the Oscar winning actress is perhaps the most famous actress on the planet right now. Without going into sordid details ( Justice and Grande have claimed their respective photos are fake, others have confirmed they are real), I’d like to make two very specific points. Ms. Lawrence and the other victims have absolutely nothing to apologize for in terms of the contents of the photos or the nature in which they were leaked. The story itself should not be addressed as if it were a scandal, but rather what it is: A sex crime involving theft of personal property and the exploitation of the female body.

    Outlets as mainstream as People and CNN are referring to the photo leak as a “scandal.” All due respect, it’s not a scandal. The actresses and musicians involved did nothing immoral or legally wrong by choosing to take nude pictures of themselves and put them on their personal cell phones. You may argue, without any intended malice, that it may be unwise in this day-and-age to put nude pictures of yourself on a cell phone which can be act and/or stolen. But without discounting that statement, the issue is that these women have the absolute right and privilege to put whatever they want on their cell phones with the expectation that said contents will remain private or exclusive to whomever is permitted to see them just like their male peers. The burden of moral guilt is on the people who stole said property and on those who chose to consume said stolen property for titillation and/or sexual gratification.

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  2. thewomanfromitaly:

    tooquirkytolose:

    ~And they lived happily ever after~

    This was really dumb and a lot of fun to draw :D

    i will absolutely never get tired of this dynamic

  3. So, I had to institute a grievance against of my professors from last semester…not something I ever expected to need to do.

  4. 
Baby elephant drinking.  When they are this young, they don’t yet know how to use their trunks to drink water.

    Baby elephant drinking.  When they are this young, they don’t yet know how to use their trunks to drink water.

  5. theirhappyistooloud:

fucking thank you

    theirhappyistooloud:

    fucking thank you

  6. "If you think women are crazy you’ve never had a dude go from hitting on you to literally threatening to kill you in the time it takes you to say “no thanks.”"

    Kendra Wells (via belle-de-nuit)

    Well this is fucking surreal

    (via kendrawcandraw)

  7. staticwaffles:

    Team Avatar fighting in the Venom of the Red Lotus GIF edits.

  8. hentai-ass:

That fucked me up

    hentai-ass:

    That fucked me up

  9. "The rage of the oppressed is never the same as the rage of the privileged."
    bell hooks (via beanrot)
  10. hiphopfightsplaque:

    cutebabe:

    nooneneedsfeminism:

    THERE IS NO PATRIARCHY.

    THERE IS NO WAGE GAP.

    THERE IS NO RAPE CULTURE.

    FEMINISTS, STOP CREATING ABSURD, ILLOGICAL AND MYTHOLOGICAL THEORIES TO PROMOTE YOUR HATE  MOVEMENT.

    do you even live on earth or like are you blogging somewhere on neptune if so hows the food there 

    THERE IS NO WAR IN BA SING SE

  11. likeavirgil:

    New Yorker cartoons about Greece and Rome

  12. ask-koki-kariya:

    The diglett one gets me everytime

  13. quasi-normalcy:

    Capitalism loves science when it’s used to develop new technologies or new means of extracting resources.

    Capitalism is indifferent to science when it works on things which can’t be directly commercialized.

    Capitalism really hates science when it investigates environmental degradation, or when it points out that the economy is running headlong into a brick wall of resource limitation.

About me

The insights, opinions, findings (but, honestly - mostly reblogs) of a wannabe anthropologist.

Interests include a wide assortment of video games, adding books to my reading list faster than I read them, too many TV shows and films, and my cat.

When I do make a serious post, I talk about issues in anthropology, Judaism,global health and/or economic disparities.