- Anonymous said:"I think if it’s my time I can do whatever I want with it, as long as I’m having fun, and NO wishing someone’s death or sending hate" But that's still playing with someone's life. That's objectification & dehumanizing. I mean, all fandoms since time memorial. I think it's such a selfish way of approaching people's lives. To write stories of people's real lives in suggestive ways or do explicit fanart. Culturally, for me, I would feel disrespected. But western society is narcissistic.
Let me be clear and more specific. I love Lea & Dianna’s friendship. But I don’t like how people...
It is unfortunate that the evolution of our instincts for survival have not kept pace with our technological advances. We continuously instigate military confrontation due to lust for resources, driven by the fear that otherwise we won’t be able to self-determine and control our own destiny. In doing this we’re automatically excluding others from self-determination and reaping the benefits from resources which are legally and rightfully theirs – a moral conflict to say the least. Militarily excluding others from reaping the benefits of their own resources is as primitive as primitive gets. And because instinct and human nature are prone to retaliation and escalation, no individual or group atrocity of any possible magnitude can be ruled out with today’s available technologies.
Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca (via bookmania)