This is beautiful and it’s amazing to me that it had such a positive outcome and not lifelong hateful grudges, which is probably what these attackers deserved.
This is perfect and beautiful and amazing
Yep, those are tears coming down. This is one of the most beautiful pieces I ever read.
Damn, the level of compassion, strength and understanding you’d need to have in order to do this..
What makes up intelligence?
Certainly not the b.s you’ve been taught in elementary school. “Work hard and you can go anywhere.” No, do you want to know what really makes up how well you’re going to do in life?
It’s how much money your parents make. Look at all the top, elite schools. 90% of their kids come from rich families. And then you have that 0.05% from a rural hut in Africa that they’re going to blow-up like crazy, but that’s not the reality of it.
Think about it. Parents with money are going to be able to give their kids private tutors if needed, and positions in better schools with better educations.
And as for the others who don’t have as much money? They probably live in run-down neighborhoods, where they’re more prone to bad influences. You think they care about school, when they probably have to work extra hours to support their parents to pay the rent?
You are always going to have stories about that one kid that went from rags to riches, but that’s only a handful of lucky people. Most of the time, this is how the world goes.
Just a reminder:the natural diet of these birds is BONES. Not just bone marrow; actual bone shards. They pick up huge freaking bones from carcasses and drop them onto rocks until they get spiky pieces and then they swallow them. Their stomach acid dissolves bone.
look me in the eye and tell me that’s not a fucking dragon
And they aren’t naturally red like that. That’s self-applied makeup. They find the reddest earth they can to work into their feathers as a status symbol.
And they don’t scavenge other parts of carcases, just the bones. 85-90% of their diet is exclusively bone. Hence why it’s only a myth that these birds would just pick up whole lambs and carry them off. It’s not true, but in German they’re still called Lämmergeier as a result.
If you are looking for an experimental horror film to watch, go for this one if you can stomach it. It re-imagines the story of Genesis. The story opens with a robed, profusely bleeding “God” disemboweling himself, with the act ultimately ending in his death. It’s in black and white and has absolutely no dialogue. The words “experimental horror” are the best way to describe this film.
The work of Asger Carlsen
Danish photographer Asger Carlsen began his career at 16 when he sold a photo he took of the police yelling at him and his friends for burning a picket fence to the local paper. For the next ten years Asger worked as a crime photographer before moving on to shooting ads for magazines. Then one day while messing around on his computer he created an image of a face with a bunch of eyes that led him to the distorted photographs he has become known for. His eerie and often humorous work makes you question what is human, and has been exhibited and published internationally.
If you are looking for a good book to read. I recommend this one.
This entire book was written by a man whose stroke plunged him into a 21 day coma. He awakened to find himself fully paralyzed except for one eye and a part of his head. He survived an entire month, enough to publish an entire book.
How did he do this?
He dictated his book one character at a time by blinking his left eyelid while an assistant recited letters.
200,000 blinks tells his entire story. He died 3 days after the book was published due to pneumonia.
People are amazing