1. “I can’t commit to this as I have other priorities at the moment.” This lets the person know your plate is full at the moment.
2. “Now’s not a good time as I’m in the middle of something. How about we reconnect at X time?” This lets the person know it’s not a good time. However, you also…
Michael Creese, Starlight Poppies (2014), oil on canvas.
Flowers thrown into a dumpster in Greenwood Cemetery, NY
(Source: malformalady, via bonnie-abbzug)
"Brown eyed people are responsible for the fact that you have electricity. Many of the components for generating and transmitting electricity were invented by brown eyed people.
Brown eyed people gave us our alphabet. Brown eyed people gave us our numeration system. Brown eyed people gave us the paper on which we write these anonymous letters to me that tell me that brown eyed people are inferior.
Brown eyed people are the originators, the ones who founded every major religion on Earth. No white people have ever founded a major religion.
Now you need to realize the contributions that have been made to society, to civilization by brown eyed people, by PEOPLE OF COLOR.
I’m talking about people of color here folks. And most of us are not aware of those things because we live in a racist society.
And because we are educated by a racist school system that only teaches us about white contributions.”
- Jane Elliot on the Oprah Winfrey Show panel on racism in 1992.
Pulp fiction (1994)
(Source: gynebra, via suzelbautista)
Uma Thurman en “Batman y Robin”, 1997
(Source: pollyjeanharveys, via suzelbautista)
An emotionally abusive person may “dismiss your feelings and needs, expect you to perform humiliating or unpleasant tasks, manipulate you into feeling guilty for trivial things, belittle your outside support system or blame you for unfortunate circumstances in his or her life. Jealousy,…
Angelique the Angel in All That Jazz
(Source: morticiathecat, via morticiathecat)