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St. George’s Dragon was an adolescent male.

BED

Listen. Kids can be annoying. You do not get any bonus points for disliking them. You used to be one of them; you have only survived to your current state of shitty, entitled quasi-adulthood and whiny, wholly unearned misanthropy because the people who were adults back during your physiological childhood (as a thing distinct from the prolonged emotional and intellectual childhood that characterizes theEw gross, kids! crowd) tolerated your tantrums and squeals and bullshit. Because enough of them behaved like adults to offset the fedoras and overgrown teenagers and Starbucks philosophers who were dumb enough to treat childhood like it’s a personality defect and not simply the first part of growing into an adult.

You did not become an (objectively lousy excuse for an) adult now by having the good taste and wise judgment to leave childhood, O Hater of the Young. You are not smarter than kids because you became an adult and they didn’t. You survived a certain number of years, your hormones did some shit, and you grew hair on your genitals. Congratulations on that having occurred for you before today’s little kids. It is your responsibility to ensure that this does not turn out to have been a bad thing. You can start by not holding childhood against children.

http://theconcourse.deadspin.com/dont-buy-all-the-pies-at-burger-king-to-spite-a-child-1617620956

Thank god someone has some sense.

(via face-down-asgard-up)

i have never met a kid hater who i thought was a pleasant person

(via wolfcola)

Reminder to my followers: as a mom i find your kid-hating comments, dead baby jokes, child abuse jokes, and generally shitty attitudes about children deeply and personally offensive and disgusting.

You don’t have to like kids (hell i didn’t even like kids until i had my child) and you don’t have to want kids (i sure as fuck didn’t until i missed a period and peed on a stick and fell in love with a jelly bean of cells in my womb), but you don’t have to be excessively rude and shitty about them either.

Children experience the same amount of emotions as we do, but are forced to process them in their tiny little bodies and their brains that are PURELY emotion based with zero ability to process things logically. Tantrums happen naturally in children. They literally cannot help it. They sometimes have to scream and cry before they can even begin to handle things “properly”.

For a site full of grown ass adults with anxiety disorders and mental disorders and mental illnesses that should impart some level of empathy toward toddlers and children, of people who describe shitty childhoods of their own, i see such vitriolic bullshit being spewed about children it makes me nauseated.

Get your fucking acts together, you owe children your empathy and respect, not the other way around.

Also to non-parents: don’t fucking judge parents, especially moms, especially moms who are out alone with their children, for not “shutting their screaming baby up”. Sometimes it is fucking impossible to “shut a screaming baby up”. I don’t give a fuck if you’re inconvenienced by a screaming baby somehow, you’re in public, and that mom and that screaming baby are just as entitled to utilizing the public space as you are. Sit your entitled, privileged ass down and shut up if you can’t afford people some basic empathy. I s2fg.

(via msaether)

lazymoth:

I don’t normally comment on this kind of thing here on my development blog, but it’s a close issue to me because soon I will be making my first professional game public and trying to make it with game development as a livelihood.
I wanted to reblog this but I don’t want the base post to keep getting more notes so I screencapped it instead. The link in above passage is located here. Please do not let Scott Cawthon become villainized by tumblr because of one person’s misinformation. Please read the linked message.
If you see anyone you know going along and actually believing this BS please take the time of day to correct them. Today someone’s promising career of professional artwork was unjustly attacked, both financially and even worse ethically. Please do not give permanence to this wide-scale hate campaign of a great developer for literally no reason, and please remember this site is a public forum where anything can blow up, and you should be careful when you say things that you did not personally research the veracity of.
Sorry this is part of your experience with tumblr so far Scott Cawthon. I swear there are rad people here.

lazymoth:

I don’t normally comment on this kind of thing here on my development blog, but it’s a close issue to me because soon I will be making my first professional game public and trying to make it with game development as a livelihood.

I wanted to reblog this but I don’t want the base post to keep getting more notes so I screencapped it instead. The link in above passage is located here. Please do not let Scott Cawthon become villainized by tumblr because of one person’s misinformation. Please read the linked message.

If you see anyone you know going along and actually believing this BS please take the time of day to correct them. Today someone’s promising career of professional artwork was unjustly attacked, both financially and even worse ethically. Please do not give permanence to this wide-scale hate campaign of a great developer for literally no reason, and please remember this site is a public forum where anything can blow up, and you should be careful when you say things that you did not personally research the veracity of.

Sorry this is part of your experience with tumblr so far Scott Cawthon. I swear there are rad people here.

caramelblackness:

visionarywateringhole:

thaxted:

nerdfaceangst:

theafrocentricasian:

World’s languages traced back to single African mother tongue: scientists.
New Zealand researchers have traced every human language — from English to Mandarin — back to an ancestral language spoken in Africa 50,000 to 70,000 years ago.
Scientists say they have traced the world’s 6,000 modern languages — from English to Mandarin — back to a single “mother tongue,” an ancestral language spoken in Africa 50,000 to 70,000 years ago.
New research, published in the journal Science, suggests this single ancient language resulted in human civilization — a Diaspora — as well as advances in art and hunting tool technology, and laid the groundwork for all the world’s cultures.
The research, by Quentin Atkinson from the University of Auckland in New Zealand, also found that speech evolved far earlier than previously thought. And the findings implied, though did not prove, that modern language originated only once, an issue of controversy among linguists, according to the New York Times.
Before Atkinson came up with the evidence for a single African origin of language, some scientists had argued that language evolved independently in different parts of the world.
Atkinson found that the first populations migrating from Africa laid the groundwork for all the world’s cultures by taking their single language with them. “It was the catalyst that spurred the human expansion that we all are a product of,” Atkinson said, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Atkinson traced the number distinct sounds, or phonemes — consonants, vowels and tones — in 504 world languages, finding compelling evidence that they can be traced back to a long-forgotten dialect spoken by our Stone Age ancestors, according to the Daily Mail.
Atkinson also hypothesized that languages with the most sounds would be the oldest, while those spoken by smaller breakaway groups would utilize fewer sounds as variation and complexity diminished.
The study found that some of the click-using languages of Africa have more than 100 phonemes, or sounds, whereas Hawaiian, toward the far end of the human migration route out of Africa, has only 13, the Times reported. English has about 45 phonemes.
The phoneme pattern mirrors the pattern of human genetic diversity as humans spread across the globe from sub-Saharan Africa around 70,000 years ago.
Source: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/science/110415/language-science-linguistics-mother-tongue-english-chinese-mandarin-africa

This gives me LIFE from people who insist all languages (ALL no matter what) derive from latin bases.

Reblogging this for three reasons:
1) It’s awesome and worth knowing
2) It makes sense when you think about, you know, the whole history of human development (from a NOT white supremacist perspective at least)
3) To add that if anyone ever tries to say that all languages are derived from Latin [insert choked sound of disbelief and anger] you can inform their ignorant (probably racist) asses of this: Latin, as far as languages go, is an INFANT. It’s part of a subset of Indo-European languages and MOTHERFUCKER EVEN ENGLISH ISN’T ONE OF ITS DERIVATIVES. (French, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, and Portuguese are, as well as lots of their related languages and dialects, that’s it.) Latin isn’t even remotely old enough to be a mother language. It’s like saying alpacas were the original dinosaurs or some bullshit.

HUH! You dont FUCKING SAY?
WILL YOU LOOK THE FUCK AT THAT! 

Not surprising, but this is cool information!

caramelblackness:

visionarywateringhole:

thaxted:

nerdfaceangst:

theafrocentricasian:

World’s languages traced back to single African mother tongue: scientists.

New Zealand researchers have traced every human language — from English to Mandarin — back to an ancestral language spoken in Africa 50,000 to 70,000 years ago.

Scientists say they have traced the world’s 6,000 modern languages — from English to Mandarin — back to a single “mother tongue,” an ancestral language spoken in Africa 50,000 to 70,000 years ago.

New research, published in the journal Science, suggests this single ancient language resulted in human civilization — a Diaspora — as well as advances in art and hunting tool technology, and laid the groundwork for all the world’s cultures.

The research, by Quentin Atkinson from the University of Auckland in New Zealand, also found that speech evolved far earlier than previously thought. And the findings implied, though did not prove, that modern language originated only once, an issue of controversy among linguists, according to the New York Times.

Before Atkinson came up with the evidence for a single African origin of language, some scientists had argued that language evolved independently in different parts of the world.

Atkinson found that the first populations migrating from Africa laid the groundwork for all the world’s cultures by taking their single language with them. “It was the catalyst that spurred the human expansion that we all are a product of,” Atkinson said, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Atkinson traced the number distinct sounds, or phonemes — consonants, vowels and tones — in 504 world languages, finding compelling evidence that they can be traced back to a long-forgotten dialect spoken by our Stone Age ancestors, according to the Daily Mail.

Atkinson also hypothesized that languages with the most sounds would be the oldest, while those spoken by smaller breakaway groups would utilize fewer sounds as variation and complexity diminished.

The study found that some of the click-using languages of Africa have more than 100 phonemes, or sounds, whereas Hawaiian, toward the far end of the human migration route out of Africa, has only 13, the Times reported. English has about 45 phonemes.

The phoneme pattern mirrors the pattern of human genetic diversity as humans spread across the globe from sub-Saharan Africa around 70,000 years ago.

Source: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/science/110415/language-science-linguistics-mother-tongue-english-chinese-mandarin-africa

This gives me LIFE from people who insist all languages (ALL no matter what) derive from latin bases.

Reblogging this for three reasons:

1) It’s awesome and worth knowing

2) It makes sense when you think about, you know, the whole history of human development (from a NOT white supremacist perspective at least)

3) To add that if anyone ever tries to say that all languages are derived from Latin [insert choked sound of disbelief and anger] you can inform their ignorant (probably racist) asses of this: Latin, as far as languages go, is an INFANT. It’s part of a subset of Indo-European languages and MOTHERFUCKER EVEN ENGLISH ISN’T ONE OF ITS DERIVATIVES. (French, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, and Portuguese are, as well as lots of their related languages and dialects, that’s it.) Latin isn’t even remotely old enough to be a mother language. It’s like saying alpacas were the original dinosaurs or some bullshit.

HUH! You dont FUCKING SAY?

WILL YOU LOOK THE FUCK AT THAT! 

Not surprising, but this is cool information!

BED

spinningorigin:

theload:

Still trying to put it on?

In theory yes but I don’t know how and I have a shit appetite.

Tried out that milk and honey thing?

Not yet. But I can buy milk so I may.

Still trying to put it on?

In theory yes but I don’t know how and I have a shit appetite.

Yeah I really dislike my weight