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Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from. sandandglass:

Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from. sandandglass:

Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from. sandandglass:

Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from. sandandglass:

Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from. sandandglass:

Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from. sandandglass:

Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from. sandandglass:

Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from. sandandglass:

Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from.

sandandglass:

Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from.

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"I’m vegan except for-"

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darrenbracey:

This is a video with clips showing the impact of Tal Gilboa, the vegan activist who won Big Brother Israel.

The end of this video made me cry. Literally. 

You can read more about her story, including details on how the producers of Big Brother started out trying to mess her up (but failing), in this article: Vegan Activist Wins Big Brother, Runner Up is Vegan too!

This is so fucking awesome!!!

(Source: youtube.com, via pouchyvegan)

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Time for our band Empire Beats to rock a wedding!

Time for our band Empire Beats to rock a wedding!

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veganzeus:


If you stay silent about the suffering of ANY being…you are giving your consent…

veganzeus:

If you stay silent about the suffering of ANY being…you are giving your consent…

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vintageeveryday:

Two men kissing in a photobooth in 1953.

vintageeveryday:

Two men kissing in a photobooth in 1953.

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thisiseverydayracism:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Protesters canvass the neighborhood of County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
Saturday, August 30th.

SIGNAL BOOST
thisiseverydayracism:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Protesters canvass the neighborhood of County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
Saturday, August 30th.

SIGNAL BOOST
thisiseverydayracism:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Protesters canvass the neighborhood of County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
Saturday, August 30th.

SIGNAL BOOST
thisiseverydayracism:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Protesters canvass the neighborhood of County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
Saturday, August 30th.

SIGNAL BOOST
thisiseverydayracism:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Protesters canvass the neighborhood of County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
Saturday, August 30th.

SIGNAL BOOST
thisiseverydayracism:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Protesters canvass the neighborhood of County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
Saturday, August 30th.

SIGNAL BOOST
thisiseverydayracism:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Protesters canvass the neighborhood of County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
Saturday, August 30th.

SIGNAL BOOST
thisiseverydayracism:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Protesters canvass the neighborhood of County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
Saturday, August 30th.

SIGNAL BOOST

thisiseverydayracism:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Protesters canvass the neighborhood of County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.


Saturday, August 30th.

SIGNAL BOOST

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yosuke-rolling-in-a-trash-can:

rainamermaid:

memewhore:

sean3116:

sixpenceee:

As someone who wants to study the human consciousness I found this very interesting.
Scott Routley was a “vegetable”. A car accident seriously injured both sides of his brain, and for 12 years, he was completely unresponsive.
Unable to speak or track people with his eyes, it seemed that Routley was unaware of his surroundings, and doctors assumed he was lost in limbo. They were wrong.
In 2012, Professor Adrian Owen decided to run tests on comatose patients like Scott Routley. Curious if some “vegetables” were actually conscious, Owen put Routley in an fMRI and told him to imagine walking through his home. Suddenly, the brain scan showed activity. Routley not only heard Owen, he was responding. 
Next, the two worked out a code. Owen asked a series of “yes or no” questions, and if the answer was “yes,” Routley thought about walking around his house. If the answer was “no,” Routley thought about playing tennis. 
These different actions showed activity different parts of the brain. Owen started off with easy questions like, “Is the sky blue?” However, they changed medical science when Owen asked, “Are you in pain?” and Routley answered, “No.” It was the first time a comatose patient with serious brain damage had let doctors know about his condition.
While Scott Routley is still trapped in his body, he finally has a way to reach out to the people around him. This finding has huge implications.
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HOLY STEAMING SHITFUCKS
WHY IS EVERYONE NOT LOSING THEIR SHIT ABOUT THIS

What a fucking nightmare, just kill me.

I know a girl who was hit by a drunk driver and in that state for a year. When she woke up the first thing she did was tell off the doctor who tried to convince her mom to pull the plug. She heard *everything* while being called brain dead.

OH MY FUCK
yosuke-rolling-in-a-trash-can:

rainamermaid:

memewhore:

sean3116:

sixpenceee:

As someone who wants to study the human consciousness I found this very interesting.
Scott Routley was a “vegetable”. A car accident seriously injured both sides of his brain, and for 12 years, he was completely unresponsive.
Unable to speak or track people with his eyes, it seemed that Routley was unaware of his surroundings, and doctors assumed he was lost in limbo. They were wrong.
In 2012, Professor Adrian Owen decided to run tests on comatose patients like Scott Routley. Curious if some “vegetables” were actually conscious, Owen put Routley in an fMRI and told him to imagine walking through his home. Suddenly, the brain scan showed activity. Routley not only heard Owen, he was responding. 
Next, the two worked out a code. Owen asked a series of “yes or no” questions, and if the answer was “yes,” Routley thought about walking around his house. If the answer was “no,” Routley thought about playing tennis. 
These different actions showed activity different parts of the brain. Owen started off with easy questions like, “Is the sky blue?” However, they changed medical science when Owen asked, “Are you in pain?” and Routley answered, “No.” It was the first time a comatose patient with serious brain damage had let doctors know about his condition.
While Scott Routley is still trapped in his body, he finally has a way to reach out to the people around him. This finding has huge implications.
SOURCE

HOLY STEAMING SHITFUCKS
WHY IS EVERYONE NOT LOSING THEIR SHIT ABOUT THIS

What a fucking nightmare, just kill me.

I know a girl who was hit by a drunk driver and in that state for a year. When she woke up the first thing she did was tell off the doctor who tried to convince her mom to pull the plug. She heard *everything* while being called brain dead.

OH MY FUCK

yosuke-rolling-in-a-trash-can:

rainamermaid:

memewhore:

sean3116:

sixpenceee:

As someone who wants to study the human consciousness I found this very interesting.

Scott Routley was a “vegetable”. A car accident seriously injured both sides of his brain, and for 12 years, he was completely unresponsive.

Unable to speak or track people with his eyes, it seemed that Routley was unaware of his surroundings, and doctors assumed he was lost in limbo. They were wrong.

In 2012, Professor Adrian Owen decided to run tests on comatose patients like Scott Routley. Curious if some “vegetables” were actually conscious, Owen put Routley in an fMRI and told him to imagine walking through his home. Suddenly, the brain scan showed activity. Routley not only heard Owen, he was responding.

Next, the two worked out a code. Owen asked a series of “yes or no” questions, and if the answer was “yes,” Routley thought about walking around his house. If the answer was “no,” Routley thought about playing tennis.

These different actions showed activity different parts of the brain. Owen started off with easy questions like, “Is the sky blue?” However, they changed medical science when Owen asked, “Are you in pain?” and Routley answered, “No.” It was the first time a comatose patient with serious brain damage had let doctors know about his condition.

While Scott Routley is still trapped in his body, he finally has a way to reach out to the people around him. This finding has huge implications.

SOURCE

HOLY STEAMING SHITFUCKS

WHY IS EVERYONE NOT LOSING THEIR SHIT ABOUT THIS

What a fucking nightmare, just kill me.

I know a girl who was hit by a drunk driver and in that state for a year. When she woke up the first thing she did was tell off the doctor who tried to convince her mom to pull the plug. She heard *everything* while being called brain dead.

OH MY FUCK

(via thehummuswarrior)

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Anonymous said: How do you feel about human intervention in the preservation of certain species? For example, Pandas. Is there a need or an intrinsic good to maintain these species or do people just do it because "Panda r so kewt"

soycrates:

I do think the preservation of animals who no longer interact with the environment outside of our civilization is done out of selfishness. The primary reason for the preservation of a species is because that species plays some role in the natural environment. Even then, we have to ask whether or not their role in the environment is necessary for a healthier biological culture. People talk about balancing the environment as if there’s some perfect medium to be achieved, but perfect mediums aren’t actually sustained very long in the non-human animal world. Populations go through constant fluctuation in strength and numbers. Preserving or breeding a species to grow their population is just the opposite side of the exact same scale of people who hunt animals to control their population. We give ourselves the authority to say how many or how few can exist within a species.

We preserve certain species because we like to look at them, touch them, study them, call them ours. The preservation of species is like the maintenance of a house plant or a front lawn. We let it grow, but we also groom it to our liking. And if it grows more than we like, inevitably we mow it or trim it down for doing only what comes biologically to it.

Individual animals do not suffer if their species all dies out. We are not warranted in categorizing extinction as cruel. However, this becomes a tricky situation when we’re the ones responsible for the extinction. Still, breeding new animals into a species does not make up for the animals we have made suffer and die, any more than a human having a baby makes up for our wars or murders.

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loocylux:

The fact eating meat is literally killing the planet, so much so that we may only have 50 years left on earth, and most people don’t give a shit/ refuse to listen is ridiculous. I watched ‘Cowspiracy’ today and I couldn’t believe it, some of the stats are shocking, what I found…

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reactiveprocess:

Fucked…. 

I hope that this image travels the world …“While newspapers and television talk about the lives of celebrities, the chief of the Kayapo tribe received the worst news of his life: Dilma, “The new president of Brazil, has given approval to build a huge hydroelectric plant (the third largest in the world). It is the death sentence for all the people near the river because the dam will flood 400,000 hectares of forest. More than 40,000 Indians will have to find another place to live. The natural habitat destruction, deforestation and the disappearance of many species is a fact.”What moves me in my very bowels , making me ashamed of being part of Western culture, is the reaction of the chief of the Kayapo community when he learned of the decision—his gesture of dignity and helplessness before the advance of capitalist progress, modern predatory civilization that does not respect the differences …But we know that a picture is worth a thousand words, showing the reality of the true price of our bourgeois “quality of life”.

reactiveprocess:

Fucked…. 

I hope that this image travels the world …

“While newspapers and television talk about the lives of celebrities, the chief of the Kayapo tribe received the worst news of his life: Dilma, “The new president of Brazil, has given approval to build a huge hydroelectric plant (the third largest in the world). It is the death sentence for all the people near the river because the dam will flood 400,000 hectares of forest. More than 40,000 Indians will have to find another place to live. The natural habitat destruction, deforestation and the disappearance of many species is a fact.”
What moves me in my very bowels , making me ashamed of being part of Western culture, is the reaction of the chief of the Kayapo community when he learned of the decision—his gesture of dignity and helplessness before the advance of capitalist progress, modern predatory civilization that does not respect the differences …

But we know that a picture is worth a thousand words, showing the reality of the true price of our bourgeois “quality of life”.

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It’s always surprising to me how many young women think they have to be perfect. I rarely meet a young man who doesn’t think he already is.

 Hillary Clinton speaking at Simmons Leadership Conference (via femininefreak)

SHOTS FIRED.

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heckyeahvegancupcakes:

Vegan Funfetti Cupcakes with Black Raspberry Buttercream Frosting at Vegan Thyme

heckyeahvegancupcakes:

Vegan Funfetti Cupcakes with Black Raspberry Buttercream Frosting at Vegan Thyme

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angrychickpea:

Can we just talk about this for a second?
A restaurant chain called Hardee’s recently released a string of advertisements that sexualize chicken breasts.Let me repeat myself:They’re advertising their food by sexualizing the breasts of chickens.
This ad features a chicken with censored breasts, suggesting that this body part is somehow lewd, indecent or arousing and needs to be covered up. And in this one, countless roosters run to Hardee’s in hopes of catching a glimpse of some hot, sexy, cooked (meaning, dead) chicken breasts. It’s like sexism, bestiality and necrophilia all wrapped into one.
But before you go thinking this is an isolated incident, just check out these ads for other products that sexualize human and nonhuman bodies:




And these are only a few examples.
You know….  There are so many anti-vegan feminists who trash vegans because PETA objectifies and sexualizes women in their campaigns. They cry, “I’d never go vegan because the animal rights movement is so sexist!!!”
Oh yeah? Well why haven’t these thoroughly sexist ad campaigns made you stop eating meat? I know why. Because you only boycott sexist companies when it’s convenient for you.
So either stop pretending PETA’s sexism is the reason you still eat meat, or go vegan.

angrychickpea:

Can we just talk about this for a second?

A restaurant chain called Hardee’s recently released a string of advertisements that sexualize chicken breasts.
Let me repeat myself:
They’re advertising their food by sexualizing the breasts of chickens.

This ad features a chicken with censored breasts, suggesting that this body part is somehow lewd, indecent or arousing and needs to be covered up. And in this one, countless roosters run to Hardee’s in hopes of catching a glimpse of some hot, sexy, cooked (meaning, dead) chicken breasts. It’s like sexism, bestiality and necrophilia all wrapped into one.

But before you go thinking this is an isolated incident, just check out these ads for other products that sexualize human and nonhuman bodies:

LG Electronics microwave ad

Arby's ad

Burger King "Blow Your Mind" 7-Incher Ad

Nando's "Where Are My Fries"

And these are only a few examples.

You know….  There are so many anti-vegan feminists who trash vegans because PETA objectifies and sexualizes women in their campaigns. They cry, “I’d never go vegan because the animal rights movement is so sexist!!!”

Oh yeah? Well why haven’t these thoroughly sexist ad campaigns made you stop eating meat? I know why. Because you only boycott sexist companies when it’s convenient for you.

So either stop pretending PETA’s sexism is the reason you still eat meat, or go vegan.

(Source: , via thehummuswarrior)

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