Copyright, Piracy, the Internet
“When the web started, I used to get really grumpy with people because they put my poems up. They put my stories up. They put my stuff up on the web. I had this belief, which was completely erroneous, that if people put your stuff up on the web and you didn’t tell them to take it down, you would lose your copyright, which actually, is simply not true. “And I also got very grumpy because I...
It was true that I didn’t have much ambition, but there ought to be a place for...– Charles Bukowski (via herzeleid) Hear, hear! Dude is laying it out plain and simple.
Q: How do I find the beauty to become confident if I hate everything about myself?
Coquette: You did not hate yourself as a child. Somewhere along the way, you learned how. Retrace your steps and unlearn. Forgive yourself, and get rid of the negativity.
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Loneliness does not come from having no people about one, but from being unable...– Carl Jung (via dewdropsoflove)
Let the meat cake!
shitmystudentswrite: Mary Antwinet is famous for saying “let the meat cake.” She was a leader of the French revelation. She was very popular and fashionable until she died from guilty. Save us from ourselves.
I was drawn to all the wrong things: I liked to drink, I was lazy, I didn’t have...– Charles Bukowski (via ferociously)
Los Angeles, give me some of you! Los Angeles come to me the way I came to you,...– John Fante (via yorestory)
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of...– Billy Wilder (via ninagarcia)
Mama will never understand why you had to leave. But the answers you seek will...– Jimmy Somerville, “Smalltown Boy”
SOPA EMERGENCY LIST →
SOPA Emergency IP list: So if these ass-fucks in DC decide to ruin the internet, here’s how to access your favorite sites in the event of a DNS takedown tumblr.com 188.8.131.52 wikipedia.org 184.108.40.206 # News bbc.co.uk 220.127.116.11 aljazeera.com 18.104.22.168 # Social media reddit.com 22.214.171.124 imgur.com 126.96.36.199...
Swallowed up in our jobs, what we think our lives are — we all miss so much.– from “The Seed of Cunning,” The Inspector Lynley Mysteries
Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (via gaywrites)
The great conservative bugaboo, Obamacare, is also far more moderate than its...– Andrew Sullivan absolutely kills this. He defends Obama’s first term as remarkably prolific, moderate and true to principle. Hear, hear. (via thecallup)
People who play hard to get are probably hard to...