can we take a minute to appreciate the weird little disaster young avengers vol 2 turned out to be
i firmly believe that if glass doors existed on asgard, loki would’ve walked into them a lot as a child
a sitcom that slowly turns into psychological horror as the series progresses, while still keeping the low budget feel and laugh tracks and poorly timed jokes to create a contrast between the context and the characters, and to disorient the audience
I AM THAT FRIEND.
oh, i’m sorry, is my skirt too short for you?
well, that sucks cause your dick is too short for me.
you can’t see my dick but i can see ya skirt so ya argument is invalid
the fact that she can’t see your dick may be enough validation
I bet Medusa used to take selfies and send em to people she disliked like surprise you little bitch
i never get disappointed w/ gifts because it’s a thing that i now own and did absolutely nothing to deserve it. it’s a new cool thing!!! is it a pair of socks? cool, new socks i didn’t have before and now i do and didn’t have to spend any of my own money to have them
If I look up “carrot” in the dictionary, most people will acknowledge I do not know all there is to know about carrots and if I truly want to understand carrots, I should probably pick up a horticultural text book. We know that legal and medical terms are going to be, at best, simplistically represented and know we need to find a lawyer or a doctor if we want to know more. Anyone deciding to base their argument on, say, a philosophical concept or term using the dictionary is going to be laughed at at best, or automatically lose whatever argument they’re trying to make at least.
Yet the minute we move into a social justice framework, the ultimate authority changes. We don’t need lived experience, we don’t need experts who have examined centuries of social disparities and discrimination, we don’t need societal context. We don’t need sociology or history – no, we have THE DICTIONARY! That ultimate tome of oracular insight, the last word on any debate!
It’s patently ridiculous and you can see that by applying it to any other field of knowledge. But the privileged will continually trot out simplistic, twitter-style dictionary definitions as if they are the last word and the ultimate authority. No-one would drag out the dictionary to debate science with a scientist. But they’re more than willing to trot out a dictionary definition of racism over any sociological analysis. A dictionary is not the ultimate authority - they’re a rough guide for you to discover the simple meaning of words you’ve never heard before – not an ultimate definition of what the word means and all its contexts."
so here for this (via depoetayloco)
For all the clueless whiteys out there.
This applies to lots of arguments.