“There are roughly three New Yorks. There is, first, the New York of the man or woman who was born there, who takes the city for granted and accepts its size, its turbulence as natural and inevitable. Second, there is the New York of the commuter—the city that is devoured by locusts each day and spat out each night. Third, there is New York of the person who was born somewhere else and came to New York in quest of something. Of these trembling cities the greatest is the last—the city of final destination, the city that is a goal. It is this third city that accounts for New York’s high strung disposition, its poetical deportment, its dedication to the arts, and its incomparable achievements. Commuters give the city its tidal restlessness, natives give it solidity and continuity, but the settlers give it passion. And whether it is a farmer arriving from a small town in Mississippi to escape the indignity of being observed by her neighbors, or a boy arriving from the Corn Belt with a manuscript in his suitcase and a pain in his heart, it makes no difference: each embraces New York with the intense excitement of first love, each absorbs New York with the fresh yes of an adventurer, each generates heat and light to dwarf the Consolidated Edison Company… .”—E.B White “Here is New York” from Essays of E.B White (via minusmanhattan)
I’m going to only post/reblog material relating to Libya on all of my social networking profiles until the state of the country turns for the better. Even if it takes a while, I think it’s important to have everyone know what is happening to the point of shoving it down everyone’s throats (including our own). It seems to be the only way attention will paid.
I should know. Until reading something recently, that was me. About all of the madness going on the world.
Britney’s new single will be there. Hot guys will be there. Fashion will be there.
Attention needs to be directed elsewhere for a while.
I’m tired of being complacent. So I’m going to stop being as such.
"I am sorry to inform you that your gay experiment won’t have a future. Please try to understand this. It was fun for a while, like watching weird looking animals in a zoo, but only as long as you were hiding and not showing your affection to the same sex in public. Years ago, homosexuality was merely the base for novels or movies. But now that you are demanding equal rights, we straight people have to face a real problem. You are naughty and greedy. You have overdone things. And because you demand too much, you won’t get anything. There can be a feeling of profound friendship between two members of the same sex, yes, but never love. Never ever. You can be friends with another girl. But you can never ever love another girl. That’s not possible. There is a reason why two sexes (male and female) exist. I have to say that you don’t understand what you and your fellow homosexuals are trying to do. You want to question what we straight people value: marriage between a man and a woman, adoption rights, sociall/tax benefits for husband and wife, the safety a normal family can provide for their children and many other things. I want to say that I will use every legal measure to keep off homosexual people from having equal rights. There isn’t an endless amount of human rights available, we have to deploy our resources carefully and wisely. Eventually you will understand this one day. It is unbelievable how you, the LGBTQ people think that your sexual orientation could ever be socially accepted. It is such a miscalculation to assume that you would ever be equal. You can never expect that. Never ever. I will take every legal measure to fight you, I will try to avoid contact with you in real life. I don’t want to be touched by you (e.g. by shaking hands), I don’t want to sit next to you in a bus, I don’t want you in or near my family. I might have already met gay people, that’s why we need some sort of worlwide database where all the LGBTQ people are listed. So that we normal (=straight) people can avoid you. There are things in the world that are just not okay. Being gay is one of them. I would love to be able to avoid you, but even in my peaceful, normal city there was a “Pride” this summer, a LGBTQ march for equal rights. How dare you to claim that homosexuality is normal. Most straight people don’t show openly their aversion for you, but that doesn’t mean that they approve your lifestyle. Straight people might not beat you up, they might even talk and smile to you, but only on the outside. On the inside they wait until the laws that protect you will become invalid and then…dare you. If you can’t conform to our (straight) society, you won’t be a part of our society. We will get rid of the gays. One way or another. We can’t allow gay people to go for their sexual orientation. If everyone did what gays do, the world would turn into chaos. Even to imagine how two girls/two guys make out is unbearably disgusting. As soon as scientists will find the “gay gene”, there won’t be any gay babies anymore in this world. Then we can get rid of the gays from the very beginning. LGBTQ people won’t have a future, that’s why they should become normal immediately. And because only 2-3% of all people are gay, we can abandon them. The world population is already large enough, why should we keep the gays alive? It isn’t anything personal, it’s just a job. Please try to understand that this is necessary. Homosexuality is, like pedophilia, an abnormal sexual behaviour. A disability. A flaw. Something you HAVE to fight. If you can’t control your emotions then you’re - excuse my language - fucked. Discipline, self control, rational thoughts should always dominate your mind. I’m not very religious, and I don’t know what God wants. We just have to deal with the facts: why are far more than 90% of all people straight? Because we are RIGHT and you homosexuals are WRONG. The reason why you are gay is that you want attention, or you want to find an excuse why you can’t live your life to the fullest, or why you don’t need to reproduce, maybe you even want to find a reason to sue your former employer for firing you. Then you tell everyone ‘Oh it’s because I’m gay, he/she fired me because of this!’ Your wrong sexual orientation disgusts me to no end. Suppressing your wrong feelings for the same sex and your abnormal libido, that’s what you should do. It’s a matter of discipline. Until scientists will find a medicine that helps against homosexuality, you gay people are on your own to fight it. Because it is you who are causing the problem. Never forget: as long as you are gay, you are a lesser human being. You are weak and vulnerable. We normal (=straight) people can do with you whatever we want to. Soon you will be very sorry for who you are. You will apologise to all of us normal people.”
Trolling, not trolling. Serious, not serious. This is how certain people think and what they believe. When will the world just STOP giving me signals that I’m not wanted, already? It honestly wears me down. All the way down to the marrow in my bones. Day to day. Every SINGLE day it’s something new. Whether international, national, personal, interpersonal… no day passes where I don’t feel unwanted at some point. And there are MUCH worse days than others.
I don’t hate the world. That’s the worst part. I believe in everyone even though I am constantly reminded that I should believe in no one. YET they still hate who I am. Day to day.
My struggle goes further beyond the hate of many. The fact is that I still have to endure it.
Look, I understand if you think that abortion is “murder” (regardless of the fact that I vehemently disagree) and that you don’t wish your government to support it. However, I’m not sure how you can be so strongly against federal funding for abortion, yet still be okay with 20% of your taxes going directly to military operations that kill far more people, and enforce a hegemony of inequality and exploitation across the globe.