Q: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around--
Marx: Bulldozers. Bourgeoisie bulldozing forests to make a profit.
Durkheim: Maybe the tree felt some anomie and committed suicide.
Foucault: I may have seen it fall.
Weber: There's going to be paperwork about this.
Mead: Am I the tree and everyone else is the forest? How does the forest see me? How do I see the forest?
Cooley: ^^ Ditto.
Mills: You can't look at the tree without looking at its interaction with the forest. I wrote a whole book about it.
Parsons: The falling tree serves a function in the system of nature.
POC is a Political Identity. It is not a cultural identifier, a racial...– xtremecaffeine dropping truth bombs all over my dash, (via pengaling)
Near death, explained - Salon.com →
“At 11:25 a.m., the team tilted up the head of the operating table, turned off the bypass machine, and drained the blood from her body.” This is a trippy, fascinating story and article.
Fuck Yeah Sociology!: The Sociology of the hipster →
danrolfejohnson: Taste is not stable and peaceful, but a means of strategy and competition. Those superior in wealth use it to pretend they are superior in spirit. Groups closer in social class who yet draw their status from different sources use taste and its attainments to disdain one…
Visit National Parks for free April 21-29 →
usagov: It’s National Park Week. Find a park near you and attend for free from April 21-29.
Give it to me baby like boom boom boom– Noam Chomsky (via incorrectnoamchomskyquotes)
I KNOW WHY YOU SAID ITS TOO LATE NOW NOW!
how's it going?!
I am watching the fantastic mr fox in bed in HAWAII
so you know, theres that
Andy: crazy as FUCK! I guess?
Andy: haha... RIGHT.
Me: crazy as CUSS!
Andy: you should TUMBLR that
Andy: not literally this
Me: oh its too late now.
blkcowrie: burtmacklin: if you don’t think trans women are women if you don’t think trans women deserve to be part of the feminist movement if you don’t think trans women deserve feminism’s protection you should just get the fuck off my blog and off mine, too.
You want to say Hi to the cute girl on the subway. How will she react?...– an excerpt from Phaedra Starling’s “Schrödinger’s Rapist: or a guy’s guide to approaching strange women without being maced” (via lostgrrrls)