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ileolai:

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ileolai:

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*dumbfounded*

Religious people can’t engineer or solve complex problems?

People think this is a smart thing to say?

He’s not saying “religious people”, not at all. Nye isn’t the anti-religious Richard Dawkins type. He’s specifically talking about young earth creationism, the anti-science idea that the planet and universe are 6000 years old and the line is regarding his recent debate with Ken Ham, head of the incredibly racist Creation Museum.

Here’s the thing, the religious people who built the above structures weren’t anti-science, anti-knowledge, anti-learing, these cultures valued these things. When you’re training your child that evolution is an evil lie, that the planet is 6000 years old, that all the natural formations on earth were formed by some physically impossible massive flood, that the craters on the moon were formed by geysers errupting from earth and hitting it during said flood, that dinosaurs were on the ark, that all of humanity came from one dudes family after that flood around 4k years ago, that the son of Noah who was cursed that his descendents would be servants were the ones who went to Africa (a view which has been used to justify slavery extensively, EVEN TO THIS DAY), that the Loch Ness Monster is actually a dinosaur and proof of God’s creation, that ‘secularism’ has corrputed science and turned it against god, etc. etc. etc. then you are seriously disadvantaging that child when it comes to learning anything in the sciences.

Nye isn’t condemning religion, he’s condemning right wing extremist evangelical young earth creationism, and in a wold where a lack in scientific literacy is currently harming our ecosystem and reducing our species odds of survival, and as someone who was raised in this fucked up mindset (the reason I know so much about what they teach is because I was taught it as a child), I think his point holds absolutely true when taken in context.

Thanks for the context

Holy shit, someone got corrected on tumblr and didn’t throw a fit over it. Four for you ileolai.

To reiterate the point, there is also a 6.5 million year gap between the death of dinosaurs and the first actual humans. Creationism can’t explain that

(Source: commie-pinko-liberal)

shorm:

agoddamnlemonwhore:

forever-a-trenchcoat:

actuallybatman:

iphone420:

How does it make you feel to know your left hand has never touched your left elbow and your right hand has never touched your right elbow

even though i know it wont work, i’m now sitting here trying to touch my elbows and i look like this

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#suddenly im a velociraptor

And in that moment I swear we were all dinosaurs.

GLAD I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO DID THAT

(Source: sidnugget)

theotheristhedoctor:

lilyfanciesprongs:

starsshiningbrightaboveyou:

thundergodnamedthor:

#Can you just imagine if there were people passing by #and they heard Cedric saying that to Harry? #they’d probably be thinking that they would go to that restroom #and make looove and shit #and then when Cedric died #it made sense why Harry was like on top of him and bawling #BECAUSE HIS BOYFRIEND DIED #omg that hogwarts student probably thought they were Sherlock figuring all this shit out

I bet all the students shipped them. 

I bet they called them Harric 

#the starcrossed champions from hogwarts

i will never not love this post

But imagine their pain when Harry appeared with Cedric’s body.

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quoththemellonevermore:

wolfstar-thunderfrost:

morrissarty:

theumbrellaseller:

bofurthebrodwarf:

onamelancholyhill:

Two households, both alike in dignity,
in Middle Earth, where we lay our scene
From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.
From forth the fatal realms of these two foes
A pair of star-cross’d brothers make their life
Whose misadventure Sauron overthrows,
And with his death, end their people’s strife.
Their fearful passage, that shall death mark’d prove
And the continuance of their parents’ rage
Which but The One Ring’s end, naught could remove,
Is now, like, twelve hours’ traffic of our stage;
The which of you with patient ears attend,
What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend.

did you just rewrite shakespeare for lord of the rings and make it work better than the original

ENGLISH LITERATURE NERDGASM OF EPIC PROPORTION!

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DID YOU JUST REWRITE THE PROLOGUE OF ROMEO AND JULIET USING LORD OF THE RINGS AND KEEP IT IN THE FORM OF A SONNET CORRECT SYLLABLES AND ALL?????

i’m atheist and not supposed to believe in you, you god. 

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neurotoxinsonline:

shadowkixx:

noobtheloser:

I saw this at the supermarket and it really got me thinking about the ethics of science.

oh my god these things though.

i bought these before as a joke but when i took a bite in them, my mouth and brain got so freaking confused.

i bit into what looks like an apple but all i tasted was GRAPES

AN APPLE SHOULD NOT TASTE LIKE GRAPES

HOW DO YOU MAKE AN APPLE TASTE LIKE GRAPES??????

I like them

I’ve had this once. My brain didn’t like it so I only had one bite. Never again. Also- why do these exist?

They don’t even taste like actual grapes, they taste like cough syrup grape. 

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