The most dangerous phrase in the language is, “we’ve always done it this way.”
"Come on, let’s mix it up!" The heart surgeon says.
"B-but we’ve always done it this way!" The other replies, "this is how you replace a heart valve."
"That’s the most dangerous phrase in the human language!" The first surgeon replies haughtily as he inputs a fruit loop into the patient’s heart. "This will be his valve. He will be a fruit loop in a world of Cheerios."
(taken from this post on the experiments of Harry Harlow)
This is serious business, because this is a large part of how sexism, racism, homophobia, rape culture, ethnocentrism, etc. continue to happen.
That bullshit heart surgery example doesn’t even make sense though, does that person think that we’re still doing heart surgery the exact same way we’ve always done heart surgery? As if medicine isn’t constantly changing and updating? Wow it’s almost like people are finding excuses to not have to think critically about the world!
i really like looking at google image searches for “firemen rescuing cats” or something because you get super cute pictures like
AND THEN THERE’S THIS ONE
"THAT’S RIGHT TWAS I that set the house ablaze!!!”
I totally read that in the Yzma cat voice
me watching The Hobbit for the first time
Hobbit fandom be like
If we learned anything from the Mayans, it’s that if you don’t finish something, it’s not the end of the world.
Requested Hulk as Harry Potter
i will never NOT reblog this omg
THE SORTING HAT
@ChloeBennet4: Waiting for the panel to begin like the professionals we are. @lil_henstridge #sdcc2014
I’m sorry I couldn’t help myself, but his face in this moment after not giving the best answer was priceless xD
"Umm….Yea" (x) ~3:49
John Barrowman kissed a man during the wedding thing at the Commonwealth games in Scotland (see below)
and this is so so important because of this
and now he’s receiving hate on Twitter
this is absurd
join the fight, stand with John Barrowman and Stonewall and say