Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.

― Voltaire, Questions sur les Miracles à M. Claparede, Professeur de Théologie à Genève, par un Proposant: Ou Extrait de Diverses Lettres de M. de Voltaire

Do not allow yourselves to be deluded by the abstract word ‘freedom’. Whose freedom? It is not the freedom of one individual in relation to another, but the freedom of capital to crush the worker.

Karl Marx on “free trade”, 1848  (via zenarchism)

(Source: socialismartnature, via zenarchism)

cabinporn:

The “Seelenkiste" cabin concept by Bauhaus-University Professor Michael Loudon.

Via Joan Childs.

Yes, please.

Elections are used as a democratic seal of approval for the ruling class. Universal franchise fools voters into thinking that they can express their interests and influence the state by ticking a box on the ballot paper.

Bolschewik, no. 6, September 1994

Who knew?!

Who knew?!

We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel… is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.

Ursula K. Le Guin (via observando)

This speaks to me on the deepest of levels.

(Source: beben-eleben, via kameh101)

ladiesagainsthumanity:

See:
Being a woman of color or trans/non-binary woman in a cis white feminist conversation.
Being a single person and being forced to hear about wedding plans until your ears bleed.
Being a person who hasn’t had kids (by choice or not) in a conversation about how satisfying motherhood is.
I could go on… what are your examples?

ladiesagainsthumanity:

See:

Being a woman of color or trans/non-binary woman in a cis white feminist conversation.

Being a single person and being forced to hear about wedding plans until your ears bleed.

Being a person who hasn’t had kids (by choice or not) in a conversation about how satisfying motherhood is.

I could go on… what are your examples?

generalbriefing:

Yep this pretty much covers how history is taught here

(Source: sandandglass, via cognitivedissonance)

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