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As I got older, I started to realise that there aren’t that many people who are with me on my side, really. In my work, I’ve met many people who are out to hurt people, people who gloat over misfortune, and those who try to end careers. I thought, there’s no one on my side at all.

But I see all of you here, and you’re all on my side.

Eric Mun (Shinhwa 10th Anniversary Concert, 30th March 2008)

(Source: hearts-shinhwa)

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irmajor:

foreignaffairsmagazine:

Ebola and cholera—the two deadliest outbreaks of this century—share the same root cause: poverty. http://ow.ly/D0xtG  (Photo: Reuters)

"At first glance, the two outbreaks couldn’t be less similar. Cholera moves quickly but it is a nineteenth-century disease, easily thwarted by modern water treatment systems and health care. It ravaged Haiti, but it has not spread beyond the developing world. Ebola, on the other hand, moves slowly and is not as easily treated. Further, it has reached the United States, earning it near-obsessive attention in U.S. news. As Greg Gonsalves, co-director of the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership wrote this month in Quartz, ‘Exotic infections for Americans, often from far away places, often Africa, strike fear into their hearts, but only once the pathogens have cleared customs.’ Ebola has cleared customs in a way Haitian cholera never has. 
But a look at the long list of casualties reveals what the two diseases have in common. The right to health comes with a cover charge, and much of the world — especially those in struggling states such as Haiti, Liberia, and Sierra Leone — can’t pay it.”

irmajor:

foreignaffairsmagazine:

Ebola and cholera—the two deadliest outbreaks of this century—share the same root cause: poverty. http://ow.ly/D0xtG  (Photo: Reuters)

"At first glance, the two outbreaks couldn’t be less similar. Cholera moves quickly but it is a nineteenth-century disease, easily thwarted by modern water treatment systems and health care. It ravaged Haiti, but it has not spread beyond the developing world. Ebola, on the other hand, moves slowly and is not as easily treated. Further, it has reached the United States, earning it near-obsessive attention in U.S. news. As Greg Gonsalves, co-director of the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership wrote this month in Quartz, ‘Exotic infections for Americans, often from far away places, often Africa, strike fear into their hearts, but only once the pathogens have cleared customs.’ Ebola has cleared customs in a way Haitian cholera never has. 

But a look at the long list of casualties reveals what the two diseases have in common. The right to health comes with a cover charge, and much of the world — especially those in struggling states such as Haiti, Liberia, and Sierra Leone — can’t pay it.”

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Q: Is Fandry’s story based on your childhood?

MANJULE: Fandry is a coming-of-age story about Jabya, a boy belonging to the Kaikadi community. His family survives by doing petty jobs in the village and also has the extra responsibility of catching the pigs in the village. I was born in the Wadar community in Solapur’s Karmala area. Our profession was to break stones. Though my father never caught pigs, we were actually expected to do that. As a schoolboy, I was ashamed of this reality. Fandry is the word used for pigs in my village and they used to commonly call us too by the same name. Nobody saw anything wrong in this. It was an insult to me, but I had no idea why it was me who was suffering. As a student, my caste was imprinted on me even in school.

Q: Why did you pick caste as the theme for both your first films?

MANJULE: Caste is the reality of our society. Those who don’t suffer the discrimination feel there is no casteism. Just because the middle class thinks that casteism has vanished doesn’t make it a reality. Take the very simple example of marriage. Does a Brahmin groom voluntarily look for a Dalit bride? Caste has become a part of our routine life. Look around you, check among your friends and close circles. I have not tried to profess anything in the film; I only wanted to show the reality.

Q: In an industry where people are hesitant to take a stand on any issue, don’t you think you will be sidelined for your strong views?

MANJULE: Being an Ambedkarite is an honour and there is nothing wrong in it, nothing to hide. He professed the ideology of equality; and was not for any particular caste. He showed the way that every progressive person would like to follow. What’s wrong in following him? I am really not bothered about being sidelined. I was never on the centre stage so how can I be sidelined?

I don’t have high aspirations of being part of the glamour world or the talk-of-the-town. I want to tell my stories to people in my own way. I have my friends, who will be with me in future. I am happy with them.

Q: Many think that Fandry’s end supports violence. What do you think?

MANJULE: If you think that a small boy throwing stones amounts to violence, how do you evaluate society’s treatment of that boy and his family before that? Wasn’t that violence? As a society, we have the habit of calling any retaliation by the oppressed section as violence. We conveniently ignore the oppression and choose to see it as a way of life.

via

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I’m 36 and I am at a really good place in my life right now. And when I was your age, in college, I wasn’t. So don’t you let anyone tell you that college or your 20’s should automatically be the best part of your life, or that growing up and being an adult means everything goes downhill. That’s bullshit. I am so happy right now as a middle-aged person. That’s totally a thing. So don’t worry about growing up.

My chemistry professor today, just out of the blue. I thought it was really apropos for all college-aged individuals. (via pineapplemountain)

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howtobeafuckinglady:

controlledeuphoria:

aintnodummy:
so is this photoshop or am i really seeing trans girl statues in a museum 

let’s just pretend we in this bitch 

howtobeafuckinglady:

controlledeuphoria:

aintnodummy:

so is this photoshop or am i really seeing trans girl statues in a museum 

let’s just pretend we in this bitch 

(Source: happylambie)

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cannedviennasausage:

monobeartheater:

literally what the fuck is the lego movie ive only seen gifs and they all make it look like completely seperate things they cant possibly be one plot

It’s like toy story on cocaine and it is great

(Source: splendous)

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You cannot pray for an A on a test and study for a B. You cannot pray for a celestial marriage and live a telestial life. You cannot pray for something and act less.

Tad R. Callister (via grandviziertothesultanofagrabah)

God just spoke to me right here.

(via worshipgifs)

(Source: theworthofsouls)

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howtobeterrell:

dopematters:

Nailed it!

Black Girls*

howtobeterrell:

dopematters:

Nailed it!

Black Girls*

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oakley-5ever:

Just in case you forgot

oakley-5ever:

Just in case you forgot

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A lot of people want to become successful just to prove their haters and enemies wrong. Not me though. It doesn’t matter how I end up. Just to know they are watching to see what happens, means I’ve already won. 

(Source: TheLonelyThrone)

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plays

bellecosby:

riannafinch:

solarsenpai:

jpnvines:

お前だれ 〜 Hiyori

Who are you 〜 Hiyori

I’ll take a selfie… selfie~

Huh? Huh?

She did that shit so majestically tho

Operating on another level tbh

IT’S BACK 

(Source: vine.co)

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Some days, life is a pile of dirty clothes and laughter is the only clean shirt you have left.

Rudy Francisco, Pile (via fuckyeahrudyfrancisco)

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ronaldkn0x:

if anyone ever tells u that u arent cute

kill them

(Source: tachibanamakotos)