1. storyshots:

    Mark Twain allegedly said, “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” Secular homeschoolers love this quote. We wear it on tie-dye t-shirts, print it on mugs, and I don’t think any of us exist who didn’t love saying it to schoolers and basking in their baffled stares…

     
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    There’s nothing more complex than human beings. And while we come alive in our idiosyncrasies, they sometimes tear us apart when they should humble us and hold a mirror up to our own shortcomings and gifts.

    To this real love, I owe you an apology. I’ve dismissed you, belittled you and written you off because you didn’t appear at my doorstep in the beautifully wrapped package I was conditioned to seek. I should have seen the best of me in you, but I didn’t recognize your face. But I see you now.

    Thank you for holding out, knowing I’d find my way back…

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    Beautiful love letter to real love. As Susan Sontag memorably put it, “Nothing is mysterious, no human relation. Except love. 

    For more on how our cultural conditioning makes us dismiss this kind of love, see Dan Savage on the price of admission.

    (via explore-blog)
     

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    What does it feel like to be you? Yeah. It feels good to be you, doesn’t it? It feels good, because there’s one thing that you are — you’re the only one that’s you, right?. So you’re the only one that’s you, and we get confused sometimes — or I do, I think everyone does — you try to compete. You think, Dammit, someone else is trying to be me. Someone else is trying to be me. But I don’t have to armor myself against those people; I don’t have to armor myself against that idea if I can really just relax and feel content in this way and this regard.

    If I can just feel, just think now: How much do you weigh? This is a thing I like to do with myself when I get lost and I get feeling funny. How much do you weigh? Think about how much each person here weighs and try to feel that weight in your seat right now, in your bottom right now. Parts in your feet and parts in your bum. Just try to feel your own weight, in your own seat, in your own feet. Okay? So if you can feel that weight in your body, if you can come back into the most personal identification, a very personal identification, which is: I am. This is me now. Here I am, right now. This is me now. Then you don’t feel like you have to leave, and be over there, or look over there. You don’t feel like you have to rush off and be somewhere. There’s just a wonderful sense of well-being that begins to circulate up and down, from your top to your bottom. Up and down from your top to your spine. And you feel something that makes you almost want to smile, that makes you want to feel good, that makes you want to feel like you could embrace yourself.

    So what’s it like to be me? You can ask yourself, What’s it like to be me? You know, the only way we’ll ever know what it’s like to be you is if you work your best at being you as often as you can, and keep reminding yourself: That’s where home is.

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  6. runwayandbeauty:

    Jourdan Dunn attends the GQ Men of the Year awards at The Royal Opera House on September 2, 2014 in London, England.

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  7. Why You Should Love Ramen

     

  8. "The dance floor at a hipster party looks like it should be surrounded by quotation marks."
     
  9. fuckyeahdementia:

    Deal wi… NOPE!

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  12. enochliew:

    Ancient Art of Stone by Andreas Kunert & Naomi Zettl

    (Source: ancientartofstone.com, via metathis)

     
  13. chillllnnnn:

    The 5th one fucking kILLED ME

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  14. steveagee:

    segoli:

    I just thought about this for the first time in a while

    I’m laughing so hard right now I’m coughing and crying! 

     
     
  15. 1930k:

    legendary