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THIS FOX IS LIKE, “BE A DEER AND STOP KISSING ME, PLEASE!” AND THIS DEER IS LIKE, “I CAN’T HELP MYSELF, YOU’RE SUCH A FOX!” THESE TWO! AM I RIGHT!? GET A FOREST!!!

forfoxesonly:

THIS FOX IS LIKE, “BE A DEER AND STOP KISSING ME, PLEASE!” AND THIS DEER IS LIKE, “I CAN’T HELP MYSELF, YOU’RE SUCH A FOX!” THESE TWO! AM I RIGHT!? GET A FOREST!!!

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I WILL NEVER BE OVER THIS

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“Early relational trauma results from the fact that we are often given more to experience in this life than we can bear to experience consciously. This problem has been around since the beginning of time, but it is especially acute in early childhood where, because of the immaturity of the psyche and/or brain, we are ill-equipped to metabolize our experience. An infant or young child who is abused, violated or seriously neglected by a caretaking adult is overwhelmed by intolerable affects that are impossible for it to metabolize, much less understand or even think about.”

—   Donald Kalsched, Trauma and the Soul: A psycho-spiritual approach to human development and its interruption (via disabledbyculture)
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"One of the things that I find most irritating in a lot of so-called Foucault literature is authors taking concepts of Foucault like ‘biopower’ and just applying it as if they knew what it meant today.  All the hard work by Foucault and his research kind of disappears. Foucault developed his ideas like biopower based on research up to around the year 1840, showing that these concepts were partial responses to and clarifications of historical situations.  And so to go 150 years later and think you can take the same concepts for a really quite different historical situation seems to me a total betrayal of everything he ever did.  I think that much of Foucault-studies is in that vein.  That means that people are very reluctant to think for themselves and they are very reluctant to figure out to how to do an inquiry in the present in a way that opens us to new problems and new possibilities.

That seems to me very much in the spirit of what John Dewey called inquiry, and think it is very much in the spirit, in the global sense, of what anthropology is perhaps one of the better-suited disciplines to undertake.  When we learn languages and go to other places it is very hard to maintain the illusion that you really know what is going on, as opposed to some political scientist or economist.  So, that sort of ethics of discomfort and of inquiry Foucault gave us excellent examples of, but he didn’t provide a method or theory of how to do it today.  That’s the challenge in my own small way that I try to take up.  I tend not to read too much of the Foucault literature although some of my students read and tell me about it and I continue to stay away.”

- Paul Rabinow, in an interview at Figure/Ground Communication

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dakshinadeer:

so i felt that i wanted to do some graphics in response to some other ones.

i feel that these are things that people should consider and i did try to do them in a very non confrontative way

if anything is grammatically wrong or language/words are wrong please let me know!  words are not the thing i’m very good at u_u

(the dragonuni was inspired by some Cuteosphere images bc she is really fab. oh oh and Brozoi inspired these as well!)

sweet fucking mother of unholy fuck these are the most perfect.

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jessehimself:

Pennsylvania Judge Sentenced For 28 Years For Selling Kids to the Prison System
Mark Ciavarella Jr, a 61-year old former judge in Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for literally selling young juveniles for cash. He was convicted of accepting money in exchange for incarcerating thousands of adults and children into a prison facility owned by a developer who was paying him under the table. The kickbacks amounted to more than $1 million.The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned some 4,000 convictions issued by him between 2003 and 2008, claiming he violated the constitutional rights of the juveniles – including the right to legal counsel and the right to intelligently enter a plea. Some of the juveniles he sentenced were as young as 10-years old.Ciavarella was convicted of 12 counts, including racketeering, money laundering, mail fraud and tax evasion. He was also ordered to repay $1.2 million in restitution.His “kids for cash” program has revealed that corruption is indeed within the prison system, mostly driven by the growth in private prisons seeking profits by any means necessary.
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Why might this not be a HUGE national story and his name not household? I’ll give you one guess what color those kids were.


The prison-industrial complex is rampant and disgusting. Everyone needs to know about this.

altersociety:

jessehimself:

Pennsylvania Judge Sentenced For 28 Years For Selling Kids to the Prison System

Mark Ciavarella Jr, a 61-year old former judge in Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for literally selling young juveniles for cash. He was convicted of accepting money in exchange for incarcerating thousands of adults and children into a prison facility owned by a developer who was paying him under the table. The kickbacks amounted to more than $1 million.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned some 4,000 convictions issued by him between 2003 and 2008, claiming he violated the constitutional rights of the juveniles – including the right to legal counsel and the right to intelligently enter a plea. Some of the juveniles he sentenced were as young as 10-years old.

Ciavarella was convicted of 12 counts, including racketeering, money laundering, mail fraud and tax evasion. He was also ordered to repay $1.2 million in restitution.

His “kids for cash” program has revealed that corruption is indeed within the prison system, mostly driven by the growth in private prisons seeking profits by any means necessary.

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Why might this not be a HUGE national story and his name not household? I’ll give you one guess what color those kids were.

The prison-industrial complex is rampant and disgusting. Everyone needs to know about this.

(Source: thefreelioness)

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harinef:

I was recently given a small pamphlet of info on Hormone Replacement Therapy, with a focus on estrogen. This pamplhet was given to me by a nurse at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, where I’m receiving care during my transition. This pamphlet has valuable information, and I couldn’t find it anywhere else online, so I wanted to scan and post it. You can access it here. Please share!

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“One of the most profound and universal realizations of later childhood, a realization that probably is never totally integrated, is the discovery that one’s parents are not necessarily representative of the human species, that one has grown up in an idiosyncratically structured family with its own peculiarities and dramas.”

—   Stephen A. Mitchell, Relational Concepts in Psychoanalysis (via psychotherapy)