"I was raised to blame myself instead of accepting myself."
Junot Díaz, speaking at Yale (via malinche)
Those final four sentences are something else.
YES. I came into the talk just as he was giving this response. He said later that people who come to college unwilling to challenge their viewpoints should probably be dismissed from the college - something like “you have the rest of your lives to believe that white men are just as oppressed as everyone else, where the world will be glad to justify that theory - why not spend a couple of years having it challenged?”
I’m not sure if I was the only non-yalie in the room or not but all the white students looked mad uncomfortable.
we had a moment.
Eliza Gauger’s problem sigils. They’re great in ways I don’t understand. They’re demonic yet merciful.
[RECOGNITION OF FEAR AS STRENGTH]
[RECOGNIZING THAT DEATH CAN WAIT WITHOUT RANCOR]
This happens a lot.
The Big Book of Online HATERS by Rainbow Brown