I know this is two years old, but I was thinking about it the other day and wanted to share it. I’ve gained a lot of followers since that time, and some of those poor souls may not have heard/seen it.
#cleopatra with the nose knocked off. I wonder if people still think she was European like the movies betray…
I still think it’s one of the most desperate things whites have done to blacks and to black history. The disrespect is outrageous. They came to our country and mentally could not fathom how these black civilizations could be so great. They literally rode through our lands and shot the noses off of our statues. Why? So that the statues would no longer resemble the African people and they could LIE about the origins of Egypt and countless other civilizations. It was a widespread practice. It’s why statues of Pharaoh’s and their wives have no noses. It’s why the Sphinx has no nose. When I was in middle and high school, we were taught that the noses had fell off due to time and poor craftsmanship! They have literally tried to teach us that our ancestors were shitty builders of noses just to hide their malicious destruction of our heritage. European fears of African peoples had to come from somewhere. I want to know what part of the history is missing. There’s something that they don’t want to be told.
The shade is real
i was taught that the noses fell off as well and actually continued to believe this. in retrospect this makes no sense, considering greek/roman statues pretty much always have intact noses whereas egyptian ones are always conveniently missing theirs. thank you for pointing this out to me, i hadn’t even made that connection until now.
I was taught in middle school that the Turks shot the nose off the Sphinx when fighting against the army of Mohammad Ali.
Also, ya’ll realize this statue was from the sunken city of Heracleion, which, due to natural disaster, sank into the Mediterranean sometime during 6-7th Century CE, after reaching the height of its economic importance between 6-4th Centuries BCE, and many of the artifacts discovered were from the Hellinistic Age of Egyptian Histroy in the 1st century BCE, under the Ptolimaic dynsasty. You know, before the Colonial Era? In fact, the natural disaster which allowed the ocean to claim the city occurred during the Islamic Golden Age, so if anyone would have knocked off the nose it would have been an Arab or Turk.
If you got to the website of the French archaeologist who finally found Heracleion, you’ll see that its mostly the bronze statues which still have their noses and fine details, while the statues made of stone (such as granite), are not only missing noses, but also details like headdresses, and much of their fine detail, either due to damage from the destruction of the city or from the natural forces of water erosion (since they’ve spent nearly two thousand years below the sea)
Like I know history has a lot of whitewashing but really guys pleaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaase check your facts before posting this shit.
STOP MISREPRESENTING HISTORY TO FULFILL POLITICAL GOALS.
Seriously, guys. Yeah there has been plenty of white washing in lower grade textbooks, but if there’s one thing I’ve learned from Grad School it’s that you don’t actually know anything about history. The best we have is an ever changing consensus of scholarly opinions that is becoming (hopefully) less and less politically motivated with time. I’m more willing to believe a person who has made it their life’s work than some punk on the internet with a bone to pick.
I have that character. I don’t use her much because her Leader Skill is just to give a guaranteed attack at the end of each turn. There’s a Valentine’s Day variation of that character who’s leader skill is to increase every card’s attack by 1.4, so I use that a lot more.
Puyo Puyo Quest is a very addictive game, and I highly recommend it if you have any type of cursory level of Japanese skill. The combination of puzzle with rpg elements works really well.
i watched laundry day again
silly goobers, eatin’ two hundred donuts in one setting
Good to see stuff from season 1 popping up again.
I forget why Jimmy ate so many donuts. Maybe he can process sugar into energy.
Also, if you look carefully when they’re shuffling back to the laundry place, even Ricky is holding his tummy.
i always get shit when i talk about this but the reason i dont tag tw is bc
a) the term ‘trigger’ is meant to refer 2 those with PTSD those w severe anxiety and/or survivors of various forms of abuse it indicates an extreme reaction 2 certain stimulus like a panic attack/flashback/blackout caused by ur brain being unable to handle the resurgence of something horrific that happened to u
b) with that being said, i dont post triggering content. i havent talked about serious triggering shit on this blog for a long time in fact i think the last time i tagged smth was when i reblogged this youtube video about domestic abuse probs like 6 months ago nowadays i just reblog pretty pictures and make fun of anons
b) i get a thousand messages everyday from ppl suggesting i should tag shit like ‘spiders, ‘blood’, ‘feet’, ‘ghosts’, etc and it seriously pisses me off that u guys really believe ‘triggering’ equals ‘it makes me uncomfortable’ im not here to make tumblr a better place for u im not even getting paid man it’s ur responsibility to take care of yourself when it comes to these random ass ‘triggers’ if u cant see a gif of a ghost on ur dash you shouldn’t be online at all
d) in fact, ive come to the conclusion that demanding one of these lame ass trigger warnings it’s just a way 2 identify yourself as even more aware even more solicitous than the person who failed to ~adequately~ provide such a ridiculous warning. when i see ppl tagging ‘tw: spiders’ i cant help but think they are not demonstrating a sensitivity towards a topic but rather they just wanna be ‘seen’ doing so 2 demand that others ‘ought’ to do the same to validate one’s politics. this whole ’trigger’ business is less about protecting ppl from potentially re-traumatizing events and more 2 do with flagging up your right-on credentials even if it means silencing those who have actually gone through actual traumatizing events.
I wish I could bold this.
There are some people were I don’t know how they survive in the real world, especially when I see other videos of people with real disabilities doing amazing things to make sure they can survive in the real world. Your boss is not going to tag the break room fridge with “food,” nor understand why you need to take the rest of the day off just because you saw a spider under your desk.
I was finally worn down by seeing all of the expertly crafted madden gifs on this site, so I thought I’d made some of my own and share.
Please, use them to your heart’s content.
Making out with me is like any superhero, really. There’s a mask involved, I’m sometimes upside down, our heart-rates are up, I probably just saved us both from a bad guy for some reason.
do you ever wonder if your followers ever talk about you outside of tumblr
the baby boomer culture: how an entire generation literally will not shut up about young people doing things they enjoy
Lot of baby boomers got told by their parents how wrong they were doing everything, what with all their hippie, beat-nic, drug infused 60’s and 70’s. 50’s kids with their rock and roll and their make out sessions. 90’s kids and their delinquent rap music. I’m sure we’ll find plenty to complain about when our own kids are growing up.
"It’ll happen to you"
Hawkeye vs. Deadpool #0
I really appreciated all the little nods to Clint’s deafness in this issue. I’m glad other writers are acknowledging it and it’s not just a temporary thing in Fraction’s run. I also enjoy the fact that Wade apparently knows sign language.
Also deadpool has his mask up to expose his lips so Hawkeye can read his lips so he doesn’t have to sign everything
I love Deadpool so much, you guys. Love love him. Every time I find out something new about Deadpool, I love him more, because it’s always shit like this.
Deadpool is lovely.
Deadpool is lovely, which is why I’m kinda sad the con scene is oversaturated with people who think he’s an easy character to act. I’ve been talked out of going somewhere as deadpool because there would be too many others there, and while it was a good call, all of the ones there were just, just so lame. He’s a much more complex character than just yelling “CHIMICHANGAS” at random intervals.