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Physics major.
Melbourne, Australia.
"People intoxicate themselves with work so they won’t see how they really are."
Aldous Huxley (via childrenofthetao)

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— 10 hours ago with 140 notes
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I’ve never been female. But I have been black my whole life. I can perhaps offer some insight from that perspective. There are many similar social issues related to access to equal opportunity that we find in the black community, as well as the community of women in a white male dominate society…

When I look at — throughout my life — I’ve known that I wanted to do astrophysics since I was 9 years old…I got to see how the world around me reacted to my expressions of these ambitions. All I can say is, the fact that I wanted to be a scientist, an astrophysicist was hands down the path of most resistance through the forces of society.

Anytime I expressed this interest, teachers would say, ‘Oh, don’t you wanna be an athlete?’ I want to become someone that was outside of the paradigm of expectations of the people in power. Fortunately, my depth of interest of the universe was so deep and so fuel enriched that everyone of these curve balls that I was thrown, and fences built in front of me, and hills that I had to climb, I just reach for more fuel, and I just kept going.

Now, here I am, one of the most visible scientists in the land, and I wanna look behind me and say, ‘Where are the others who might have been this,’ and they’re not there! …I happened to survive and others did not simply because of forces of society that prevented it at every turn. At every turn.

…My life experience tells me that when you don’t find blacks, when you don’t find women in the sciences, I know that these forces are real, and I had to survive them in order to get where I am today.

So before we start talking about genetic differences, you gotta come up with a system where there’s equal opportunity, then we can have that conversation.

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson in response to a question posed by Lawrence Summers, former Treasury Security and Harvard University President

"What’s up with chicks and science?"

Are there genetic differences between men and women, explain why more men are in science.

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— 21 hours ago with 12751 notes
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Depersonalization and alienation from our deepest desires is implanted during childhood via school, church, movies, and TV, and soon reaches the point where an individual’s desire is not only a net of contradictions, but also a commodity like all the others. “True life” always seems to be just a bit beyond what a weekly paycheck and credit card can afford, and is thus indefinitely postponed. And each postponement contributes to the reproduction of a social system that practically everyone who is not a multimillionaire or a masochist has come to loathe.

That is the problem facing us all: How to break the pattern of work—of week-to-week slavery, that habit of habits, that addiction of addictions; how to detach ourselves from the grip of Self-Defeating Illusions For Sale, Inc., a.k.a, the corporate consumer State. Especially ingrained is that pattern of working for someone else: making someone else’s “goods”, producing the wealth that someone else enjoys, thinking someone else’s thoughts (sometimes actually believing them one’s own), and even dreaming someone else’s dreams—in short, living someone else’s life, for one’s own life, and one’s own dream of life, have long since been lost in the shuffle.

The systematic suppression of a person’s real desires—and that is largely what work consists of—is exacerbated by capitalism’s incessant manipulation of artificial desires, “as advertised.” This gives daily life the character of mass neurosis, with increasingly frequent psychotic episodes. To relieve the all-embracing boredom of daily life, society offers an endless array of distractions and stupefactions, most of them “available at a store near you”. The trouble is, these distractions and stupefactions, legal or illegal, soon become part of the boredom, for they satisfy no authentic desire.

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— 21 hours ago with 10 notes
INTP Confession #740

intpconfessions:

when you miss talking to someone but the last thing you’re willing to do is restart the conversation.

— 22 hours ago with 47 notes
"Travel is like knowledge. The more you see the more you know you haven’t seen."
Mark Hertsgaard (via studentsgoneglobal)

(Source: travel-quotes, via lifethrucrystallizedeyes)

— 22 hours ago with 2473 notes
"Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success."
Dr Joyce Brothers (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

(via queriousity)

— 22 hours ago with 908 notes

clannyphantom:

when people try to argue with you about something you clearly know more about
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— 23 hours ago with 281455 notes

rodneykong:

shoutout to me for still not having my driver’s license

(Source: bobbyhoying, via queriousity)

— 23 hours ago with 58946 notes
#yeah i'm going to fake my hours 
alliartist:

I have wanted to make an animated illustration since, about, a million years ago. 
Hey, wow, this is my 7,777th post.
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Done in Manga Studio 5 & Photoshop CS3
Took so many hours. 

alliartist:

I have wanted to make an animated illustration since, about, a million years ago. 

Hey, wow, this is my 7,777th post.

Done in Manga Studio 5 & Photoshop CS3

Took so many hours. 

(via nyxxisnite)

— 23 hours ago with 70906 notes