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    "As a flower that is lovely and beautiful but is scentless, even so fruitless is the well-spoken word of one who does not practice it."
    Buddha Gotama, The Dhammapada
    — 1 month ago with 2 notes

    #Buddha Gotama  #Buddha  #Buddha Gautama  #The Dhammapada  #Dhamma  #Dharma  #Buddhism  #buddhist scriptures 

    Visualizing Politics as Usual: The Satirical Illustrations of Pawel Kuczynski

    Polish artist Kuczynski’s powerful images are provocative critiques of what really stems from American social, economic, and political culture and policy. See more here.

    — 2 months ago with 21 notes

    #Pawel Kuczynski  #art  #political art  #illustrations  #Polish artist  #politics  #media  #society  #economics 
    Coke Bottle Cap Set Giveaway in Vietnam

    by Marlow

    Coca Cola is giving away with purchase promotional sets of 16 different bottle caps that transform and extend the life of empty plastic soda bottles in Vietnam, and then later in other parts of Asia. Cute Vietnamese Coke commercial in below link.

    Coca-Cola Invents 16 Bottle Caps To Give Second Lives To Empty Bottles
    http://www.boredpanda.com/coca-cola-ogilvy-mather-2nd-lives-bottles/

    — 3 months ago with 1 note

    #green  #eco  #upcycling  #re-use  #Vietnam  #Asia 
    How The Asians Did Not Become White →

    Writer Scot Nakagawa shines the sunlight on Volokh’s model minority rhetoric to reveal the truth behind the numbers and his agenda against affirmative action.

    — 3 months ago with 1 note

    #Asian Americans  #Asians  #model minority  #affirmative action  #politics  #society 
    The Real Story Behind Brunei's Sharia Laws Isn't the One That Gay Rights Groups Are Telling You →

    It typifies what could be called Western “imperialist activism” and paternalism (i.e. Let us come in your country and save you from your savagery.”) when there isn’t an attempt to consult with the activists on the ground.

    — 3 months ago with 1 note

    #Brunei  #gay rights  #sharia law  #HRC  #Human Rights Campaign 

    ricktimus:

    Neil deGrasse Tyson is not impressed with all your sexism.

    Edit: This post made it to the Science tag! As a science aficionado, this of course makes me happy.

    So lots of people have reblogged pointing out the irony that I didn’t even include the names of the scientists in my original post. This is mostly true. I did include their names on my post, but that was only in the tag section, and even then it was for my own reference purposes. Had I known this was going to be reblogged like mad and added to an educational category I, would have at least included links to their respective biographies and stuff, instead of only just my glib commentary.*

    But that is what the edit feature is for, I suppose. SO HERE ARE SOME LINKS:

    AND ALSO:

    * Not that I will ever regret writing glib commentary about Neil deGrasse Tyson throwing some serious shade at the past.

    — 4 months ago with 159559 notes

    #science  #cosmos  #women  #female scientists