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We are the Universe...

And the Universe is we.

It's time to mess with your mind...

Stop the violence!

Werner Heisenberg was out driving one day when he was pulled over by a traffic cop...

Unfortunately, Werner had this bad habit of letting his mind wander while he drove, thinking about some obscure formula or another, and he didn't put enough attention into his driving. So to his surprise, he found himself on an unfamiliar county road, pulled over by a local cop and he had no idea why.

"May I see your license and registration, sir," said the cop to Werner. A visibly confused looking Werner then handed the items to the officer.

Upon looking at the name on the license, the officer instantly recognized it. "You're THE Werner Heisenberg, the famous physicist?" the cop asked.

"Ja, ich bin Werner Heisenberg," said the doctor.

"That's great," replied the officer. "I'm taking physics in night school and we're studying your Uncertainty Principle."

The officer then changed the subject back to the traffic stop. "Do you know why I stopped you, Doctor? Do you even know how fast you were going?"

"Nein," said Heisenberg.

Noticing that Werner was still looking confused and lost, the cop asked a follow up question, "Doctor, do you even know where you are?"

After a pause, a resigned Werner says, "Nein."

The cop, filling out a ticket smiles and tells Werner, "I'm going to help you out here, Doctor, I'm about to give you a piece of paper that will do for you something that you yourself could never do in all of your work with sub atomic particles."

"And what is that, Officer?" asked a curious Werner.

"Well, Doctor, not only am I going to tell you how fast you were going," said the cop as he handed Werner the ticket, "I'm also going to inform you of your exact location at the same time. Have a nice day."

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The end is nigh.

I have this sneaking suspicion that Americans aren't used to having too much of a good thing...

Things like democracy and a functioning economy. When those things are necessary, they elect Democrats… When things get too good, and sharing the good stuff looks like it's on the horizon, that's when they elect Republicans.

It's a built in process to make sure that everyone aren't entitled to having nice things. How else do you explain that you can go to just about anywhere in America and see something like this:

Yet, drive ten minutes in any direction and see something like this?

Those of you living in the Midwest, especially, know what I'm talking about. This is the Republicans doing what they do best:

Today's GOP is wrong on just about EVERYTHING because that's what they've decided what their lot in life is. To turn utter ignorance and incompetence into some kind of patriotic virtue.

The problem is that Americans fall for that shit ALL of the time. "Yeah, it didn't work last time. But maybe that's because we didn't try hard enough." But none of that matters, because they'll elect Republicans and they will fail as they usually do, and then they'll have to bite the bullet and bring back the Democrats… Along with their love of women, minorities and unwillingness to kick ass in some Third World shit hole at the drop of a hat

Suffering is supposed to be some kind of American ideal, don't make things TOO easy. Never making things too easy is simply the American way, it sets us apart. Even if we have to fuck up ALL of the time and only do what's best as a last resort. Fucked up ideas are supposed to always have merit… I figure that developing critical thinking skills have alway been regarded as some kind of subversive plot in this country. Can't have any of that, anything is possible in America, they always tell us… Even when they're peddling utter bullshit.

So instead, we do things like build the greatest amount of privately own accumulated wealth even seen since the dawn of time, and then ensure that only the fewest of us get to benefit from it. That's the American Way and it's supposed to mark our greatness as a people. Billionaires and soon-to-be billionaires, that's what we are. But no point in doing something with all of that vast accumulated wealth to even fix our crumbling cities and road and levees, right? Let's put it to better use like building the largest and most bloated public and privately owned arsenal in the entire history of bloated public and privately owned arsenals. We're number one!

So,no point in putting the Republicans on shelf until they figure out how to behave. Why would you wanna do that?

Do you want to end up like Europe instead?

Everyday, I usually post something that means "Fuck you, Republicans" This is today's:


Fuck you, Republicans.

What C02 would look like, if it were visible...



“The problem is that white people see racism as conscious hate, when racism is bigger than that. Racism is a complex system of social and political levers and pulleys set up generations ago to continue working on the behalf of whites at other people’s expense, whether whites know/like it or not. Racism is an insidious cultural disease. It is so insidious that it doesn’t care if you are a white person who likes black people; it’s still going to find a way to infect how you deal with people who don’t look like you. Yes, racism looks like hate, but hate is just one manifestation. Privilege is another. Access is another. Ignorance is another. Apathy is another. And so on.

So while I agree with people who say no one is born racist, it remains a powerful system that we’re immediately born into. It’s like being born into air: you take it in as soon as you breathe. It’s not a cold that you can get over. There is no anti-racist certification class. It’s a set of socioeconomic traps and cultural values that are fired up every time we interact with the world. It is a thing you have to keep scooping out of the boat of your life to keep from drowning in it. I know it’s hard work, but it’s the price you pay for owning everything.”
— Scott Woods (via newwavefeminism)


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