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"People will kill you over time, and how they’ll kill you is with tiny, harmless phrases, like “be realistic”."
Dylan Moran (via tyleroakley)

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"A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking. Because her trust is not in the branch but in her own wings. Believe in yourself."
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US Is an Oligarchy Not a Democracy, says Scientific Study →

A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds that the U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy…:

"Despite the seemingly strong empirical support in previous studies for theories of majoritarian democracy, our analyses suggest

Genius! We have corrupt politicians who do not represent the will of the average voter. So let’s blame someone other than the corrupt politicians.


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I now believe in purgatory. #birthdayparties

I now believe in purgatory. #birthdayparties

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