Good Intentions Co.

"All that you touch
You Change. All that you Change
Changes you. The only lasting truth
is Change. God
is Change." - Octavia Butler
 

Thalia Street near Prytania Street - 1944
Photo by Alexander Allison

 

Thalia Street near Prytania Street - 1944

Photo by Alexander Allison

 

Katsushika Hokusai, Amidagaike Waterfall on the Kisokaidō Road

 

Katsushika Hokusai, Amidagaike Waterfall on the Kisokaidō Road

studioafrica:

LOUIS PHILLIPE DE GAGOUE

For the past five days style-icon Louis Phillipe has been guest editing here on Studio Africa. Check out his posts by clicking through the Louis Phillipe de Gagoue tag  or checking for posts ending with his trademark ~Hope you enjoy! xx

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lostupnorth:

Wenn es einen Gott gibt muß er mich um Verzeihung bitten.

If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness.

— Carved on a prison wall in the Mauthausen concentration camp, and found after 1945.

I think the average guy thinks they’re pro-woman, just because they think they’re a nice guy and someone has told them that they’re awesome. But the truth is far from it. Unless you are actively, consciously working against the gravitational pull of the culture, you will predictably, thematically, create these sort of fucked-up representations.

—Junot Diaz 

(Source: luciaferr, via pedazosdelaluna)

To be feminized means to be made extremely vulnerable; able to be disassembled, reassembled, exploited as a reserve labour force; seen less as workers than as servers; subjected to time arrangements on and off the paid job that make a mockery of a limited work day; leading an existence that always borders on being obscene, out of place, and reducible to sex.

—donna haraway, cyborg manifesto (excerpt)

(Source: pussy-strut)

Today In Latin American and Caribbean History

 

April 17

  • 1523: The forces of the indigenous chief Diriangén confront the men of Spanish conquistador Gil González Dávila in what is now Nicaragua.
  • 1695: Poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz dies in Mexico City at age 43.
  • 1797: Battle of San Juan: British Lieutenant General Ralph Abercromby…