Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan
Love’s Shadow (detail) vs Proud Maisie (detail) by Frederick Sandys (1829-1904)
oil on panel, 1867 and pencil and crayon on paper, 1868
Israel’s ethnic cleansing of Palestine is not just history. It’s now.
A Palestinian man starts to demolish his own home to carry out an Israeli court order which ruled that the house was built without a municipality permit, in the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Shuafat in Palestine.
Israel does not allow Palestinians to build on their own land, while they themselves continue building illegal Jewish settlements on Palestinian land.
Many Palestinians end up demolishing their homes themselves to avoid the high cost of paying for Israeli government bulldozers, or being sent to prison for not being able to pay.
Photo: Ahmad Gharabli / AFP
Jacques-Louis David - The Farewell of Telemachus and Eucharis (detail).
so being in a long distance relationship is fucking hard, i feel like i deserve bonus life points. in the form of money, preferably.
I am a positive person but I get really tired of aggressive optimism. If someone’s sad, let them be sad. All emotions have purpose. Sadness isn’t destructive if not prolonged. Sadness isn’t unproductive, as it offers awareness. Telling someone to “cheer up” or “be happy” is so ineffective and patronizing. The last thing a sad person needs is for someone to judge their feelings as pointless and unappealing. Welcome sadness, just don’t let it consume you.