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Nor for itself hath any care;
But for another gives its ease,
And builds a Heaven in Hell's despair."

-The Clod


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22nd April 2014

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loveshnicky:

DEVIN PAISLEY

loveshnicky:

DEVIN PAISLEY

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22nd April 2014

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burndontfreeze:

thefreelioness:

The NYPD tried to start a hashtag outpouring of positive memories with their police force. 

If this were ever a bad idea, it was probably the worst idea for arguably the most corrupt police force in America. 

via Vice:

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22nd April 2014

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22nd April 2014

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22nd April 2014

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22nd April 2014

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getoutoftherecat:

less of a “get out of there” and more of a “get off of her” moment.

getoutoftherecat:

less of a “get out of there” and more of a “get off of her” moment.

22nd April 2014

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A white girl wore a bindi at Coachella. And, then my social media feeds went berserk. Hashtagging the term “cultural appropriation” follows the outrage and seems to justify it at the same time. Except that it doesn’t.

Cultural appropriation is the adoption of a specific part of one culture by another cultural group. As I (an Indian) sit here, eating my sushi dinner (Japanese) and drinking tea (Chinese), wearing denim jeans (American), and overhearing Brahm’s Lullaby (German) from the baby’s room, I can’t help but think what’s the big deal?

The big deal with cultural appropriation is when the new adoption is void of the significance that it was supposed to have — it strips the religious, historical and cultural context of something and makes it mass-marketable. That’s pretty offensive. The truth is, I wouldn’t be on this side of the debate if we were talking about Native American headdresses, or tattoos of Polynesian tribal iconography, Chinese characters or Celtic bands.

Why shouldn’t the bindi warrant the same kind of response as the other cultural symbols I’ve listed, you ask? Because most South Asians won’t be able to tell you the religious significance of a bindi. Of my informal survey of 50 Hindu women, not one could accurately explain it’s history, religious or spiritual significance. I had to Google it myself, and I’ve been wearing one since before I could walk.

We can’t accuse non-Hindus of turning the bindi into a fashion accessory with little religious meaning because, well, we’ve already done that. We did it long before Vanessa Hudgens in Coachella 2014, long before Selena Gomez at the MTV Awards in 2013, and even before Gwen Stefani in the mid-90s.

Indian statesman Rajan Zed justifies the opposing view as he explains, “[The bindi] is an auspicious religious and spiritual symbol… It is not meant to be thrown around loosely for seductive effects or as a fashion accessory…” If us Indians had preserved the sanctity and holiness of the bindi, Zed’s argument for cultural appropriation would have been airtight. But, the reality is, we haven’t.

The 5,000 year old tradition of adorning my forehead with kumkum just doesn’t seem to align with the current bindi collection in my dresser — the 10-pack, crystal-encrusted, multi-colored stick-on bindis that have been designed to perfectly compliment my outfit. I didn’t happen to pick up these modern-day bindis at a hyper-hipster spot near my new home in California. No. This lot was brought from the motherland itself.

And, that’s just it. Culture evolves. Indians appreciated the beauty of a bindi and brought it into the world of fashion several decades ago. The single red dot that once was, transformed into a multitude of colors and shapes embellished with all the glitz and glamor that is inherent in Bollywood. I don’t recall an uproar when Indian actress Madhuri Dixit’s bindi was no longer a traditional one. Hindus accepted the evolution of this cultural symbol then. And, as the bindi makes it’s way to the foreheads of non-South Asians, we should accept — even celebrate — the continued evolution of this cultural symbol. Not only has it managed to transcend religion and class in a sea of one-billion brown faces, it will now adorn the faces of many more races. And that’s nothing short of amazing.

So, you won’t find this Hindu posting a flaming tweet accusing a white girl of #culturalappropriation. I will say that I’m glad you find this aspect of my culture beautiful. I do too.

Why a Bindi Is NOT an Example of Culture Appropriation 

by Anjali Joshi

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22nd April 2014

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marypsue:

Kill the idea that naivety is an unforgivable flaw but cynicism is just wisdom, murder it, chop it up and serve it for dinner, I don’t care, just end this bullshit idea that it’s better to hate than to love and better to rot in miserable bitter resignation than to hope for the best.

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22nd April 2014

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To all the Tumblr users who tend to use tags very liberally:

fantastic-nonsense:

thejadedkiwano:

Let’s play a game.

Type the following words into your tags box, then post the first automatic tag that comes up.

you, also, what, when, why, how, look, because, never

brb crying at my tags

Tagged: YOU EVIL GENIUSESALSO THAT GODDAMN HAT... whatever.since whenwhyhow do artlookBECAUSE IT ISI'm increasingly reminded of the quote ''Just because someone's a member of an ethnic minority doesn't mean they're not a nasty small-mindednever forget

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22nd April 2014

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  • horoscope: aries enjoy breathing air and good food
  • girl: yaaaaassss bitch thats me as hell

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22nd April 2014

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late9ight:

the girl on the right haha

me at the gym trying to hide my gayness

The thirst is real, she wants it haha

She’s literally trying to keep the drool in her mouth.
No blame here.

geezersquad:

ohheyythere21:

jerseyturd:

late9ight:

the girl on the right haha

me at the gym trying to hide my gayness

The thirst is real, she wants it haha

She’s literally trying to keep the drool in her mouth.

No blame here.

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22nd April 2014

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22nd April 2014

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kojimblr:

Nao Nagasawa,長澤奈央

kojimblr:

Nao Nagasawa,長澤奈央

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22nd April 2014

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ilivefortheapplause:

ilivefortheapplause:

Lily Allen | SHEEZUS

Riri (Rihanna) is’nt scared of Katy Perry’s roaring, Queen B’s gone back to the drawing, Lorde smells blood, yeah, she’s about to slay you, kid ain’t one to fuck with, when she’s only on her debut. We’re all watching Gaga lolohaha, dying for the art, so really she’s a martyr, 2nd best will never cut it for the divas, give me that crown, bitch. I WANNA BE SHEEZUS.”

FUUUUUUUUUUUCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK

OH SNAP! SHOTS FIRED!

did i ever tell you how much i love lily allen bc i don’t think i did

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22nd April 2014

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Ocarina Of Time

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