Thinking Man's Transfer Station

I'm an INTP with a distinct love for skiing, winter, and all things 90s. I also have a passion for tigers and turtles.
These are my thoughts, and welcome to them.
cartoonpolitics:

"Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction" .. (Blaise Pascale)

cartoonpolitics:

"Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction" .. (Blaise Pascale)

(Source: Los Angeles Times)

orochimarukin:

satsooky:

orochimarukin:

I was looking at my brothers alphabet book

"B is for boy"

Umm… Why are you pushing that gender binary to our children? I’m gonna send a very angry email. Fuck the patriarchy.

youre joking right

I’m not b could also be for bisexual binary bigendered it doesn’t have to be for boy that’s patriarchal

Yes, and C could be chartreuse, D could be dissimilation, E could be extraneous, F could be follicular. You realize that the target audience for alphabet books is children who are just beginning to understand written language, right?

Anonymous asked: you look like Seth green but a lot cuter

Thanks! I used to get that a lot when I had my Jew fro all grown out :)

Anonymous asked: Mysoginistic ass hole

If you could point me to what I have said or what action I have taken for you to believe that I am in any way misogynistic, I would be happy to have a calm discussion as to why you think that about me.

I am absolutely an asshole, though. You hit the nail on the head there.

alpacan:

sarcastic-mister-knowitall:

politicalsexkitten:

At first I got really happy when I saw the flyer, but seeing my aunt’s comment (and the rest of my relatives’ input) I’m just really angry and embarrassed how blindly and openly sexist they are. And she agreed that being distraction-free was a priority than a girl’s education.

I love my republican family.

This argument is so played out and poorly rendered; it amazes me that anyone still uses it. But this is the internet, and idiots will thrive in their idiocy, finding other like-minded idiots to back them up and validate their half-cocked ‘social justice’ claims.

Let me lay this out for you in very simple terms: dress codes are not sexist. The people who enforce them may very well be, but the institution and practice of having students adhere to a set of written rules regarding what is appropriate to wear in a scholastic setting is in no way sexist or discriminatory towards girls. It is an attempt to prepare students for life in the real world where (like it or not) people will judge you based on how you dress in certain situations. If you have a problem with that, good luck altering the innate psychology of a sexually and physically dimorphic species.

If school dress codes are sexist/misogynistic/discriminatory when they say a girls skirt must be a certain length or she will be sent home, are workplace dress codes to be regarded as the same in instances where they demand that men wear button down Oxford shirts or a suit and tie at the risk of being fired for non-compliance? Absolutely not because professional dress is expected in a professional setting in the same way that scholastic dress (as defined by the individual institution) is expected in a scholastic setting.

Stop whining and join the real world, please.

No, hun, you’re missing the point entirely.

While I agree that it is reasonable for girls to be expected to dress in a way that is appropriate for school, the reality of it is that these dress codes are far too strict on girls, while not strict enough on boys.

While girls aren’t even allowed to wear jeans or yoga pants, it’s perfectly okay for a boy to wear pants that are so tight you can see his dick. While one girl was sent home for wearing a shirt with a Mean Girls quote because it “promoted bullying,” it was okay for a boy to wear a shirt that said “cool story babe, now go back to the kitchen and make me a sandwich.”

School dress codes aren’t sexist because they don’t let girls wear skimpy clothing. They’re sexist because while they have no problem telling girls what to wear, very rarely is a boy sent home for wearing something that could cause discomfort to someone else.

Firstly, I am not “hun.” Secondly, “hun” is not a word.

And I think you’re generalizing a whole lot there from your own experience instead of looking at this objectively. I attended a high school with a semi-stringent dress code whereby both boys and girls could be marked up and sent home for showing cleavage, wearing shorts during winter, wearing any style of jeans, wearing t-shirts, or even wearing dirty khakis. One friend of mine was sent home frequently for wearing a shirt that showed his collarbones (which was the school policy definition for cleavage). Oddly enough, though no students could wear shorts during the winter, girls were allowed to wear skirts of a certain length all year long.

What I am trying to illustrate is that your point about dress codes being stricter for girls than boys is entirely moot, as every institution will have its own definitions for what is allowed and the severity of punishment for perpetration. Even when I was in high school, I was in favor of simply having a school uniform. All the time wasted on punishing students for breaking dress code and deciding what is or isn’t allowed and why or why not seemed like a lot of faffing about to me. A uniform ensures that all students will be treated equally by the policy though not necessarily by the administration.

In exactly the same way that the United States is a nation made up of laws, a school is an institution comprised of regulations.

poetaaj:

Superiority cannot come from inferiority

And inferiority cannot come from superiority,

So how can some men claim they are superior to women,

when they are from women?

A puppy cannot come from a watermelon.

A watermelon cannot come from a puppy.

So how can some deer get drunk off watermelon vodka

When watermelon two puppy camel?

politicalsexkitten:

At first I got really happy when I saw the flyer, but seeing my aunt’s comment (and the rest of my relatives’ input) I’m just really angry and embarrassed how blindly and openly sexist they are. And she agreed that being distraction-free was a priority than a girl’s education.

I love my republican family.

This argument is so played out and poorly rendered; it amazes me that anyone still uses it. But this is the internet, and idiots will thrive in their idiocy, finding other like-minded idiots to back them up and validate their half-cocked ‘social justice’ claims.

Let me lay this out for you in very simple terms: dress codes are not sexist. The people who enforce them may very well be, but the institution and practice of having students adhere to a set of written rules regarding what is appropriate to wear in a scholastic setting is in no way sexist or discriminatory towards girls. It is an attempt to prepare students for life in the real world where (like it or not) people will judge you based on how you dress in certain situations. If you have a problem with that, good luck altering the innate psychology of a sexually and physically dimorphic species.

If school dress codes are sexist/misogynistic/discriminatory when they say a girls skirt must be a certain length or she will be sent home, are workplace dress codes to be regarded as the same in instances where they demand that men wear button down Oxford shirts or a suit and tie at the risk of being fired for non-compliance? Absolutely not because professional dress is expected in a professional setting in the same way that scholastic dress (as defined by the individual institution) is expected in a scholastic setting.

Stop whining and join the real world, please.

Feminism is like an emotionally abusive relationship

johnny-bug:

When it first came into your life, it was kind, empowering, it told you you where worth something, and you where capable of so much. As time went on though, it became crude and demeaning. “You should live in constant fear. Being a woman you can get raped so easily!” Or “Men are quite literally the…

orochimarukin:

I was looking at my brothers alphabet book

"B is for boy"

Umm… Why are you pushing that gender binary to our children? I’m gonna send a very angry email. Fuck the patriarchy.

Just gonna leave this here for anyone who wants a good chuckle.

False. You are telling her that being presentable and dressing for a scholastic environment is part of her education.

False. You are telling her that being presentable and dressing for a scholastic environment is part of her education.

(Source: facebook.com, via dirtydarwin)