'Man is the only animal that must be encouraged to live.'
— Friedrich Nietzsche
'Women who don’t have children are particularly offensive because part of our cultural understanding of the ideal female hinges on being nurturing, emotional and care-giving. To reject childbearing pushes back on the basic assumption that women have an obligation always to make their lives about someone else.'
— Why Not Having Kids is Admirable, Not Selfish (via ninjabikeslut)
'If you repeatedly criticize someone for liking something you don’t, they won’t stop liking it. They’ll stop liking you.'
I’m writing an essay about the impact of racism on mental/physical health Indigenous Australians: "Experiencing racist treatment should be recognised as a social determinant of health. Improved health care and other initiatives may not eliminate health inequalities in the absence of fundamental changes in how non-Aboriginal people behave towards Aboriginal people”. 93% of surveyed Indigenous Australians report experiencing racism on a daily basis. Fucked