It bothers me that the intelligence of animals is measured by how willing they are to obey the commands of a human.
same goes for students at schools
I just realized how fucked up that is wow.
today my art teacher started drawing something on the board and said “im not an artist so” but then she realized what she was saying and sat down
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Malcolm X (via amorestavivo)
This changed me.
the worst thing you can say to someone is ‘you’re too sensitive’ because that’s basically saying ‘you feel things more deeply and fully than i do and this inconveniences me because now i have to be more mindful of my own actions’
you’re not too sensitive, the world is just callous and stubborn. sensitivity doesn’t make you weak and callousness doesn’t make you strong.
I really needed to read this. /:
I don’t want to feel shameful anymore