George Takei describes the moment when he and his family were sent to an internment camp.
"Another scene I remember now as an adult is every morning at school we started the day with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag…there was the American flag flying over the camp but I could also see the barbed wire fence and the sentry towers pointing at us from my schoolhouse window as I recited the words ‘With liberty and justice for all’." - George Takei, The Daily Show (July 24, 2014).
Full Episode (apologies, The Daily Show website does not have the best video player).
To Be Takei documentary official website.
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5:40 pm • 29 July 2014 • 93,495 notes
does anyone even need to say anything more about israel?
You bet your sweet ass if China or Iran was doing this reporters would be able to find the word “sterilization,” which is conspicuously absent here.
If you defend Israel, I don’t need to know you.
FORCED STERILIZATION IS NOT OKAY. Please signal boost so that people realize that forced sterilization wasn’t just something that happened in the US in the ’70s, but that it’s still going on now and it’s eugenics.
Here’s an article detailing the issue further
I just want to point out that the Time article has the standard US bias.
Here’s another one
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10:26 pm • 17 July 2014 • 20,262 notes
does anyone else have this other self they’ve created in their mind that is not really exactly you irl but is more like what you want to be and has a life that continues in your head with like weird continuing daydreams but they’re not perfect or anything and wow i forget where i was going with this
#fyi this is called maladaptive daydreaming and it is a symptom of multiple mental disorders
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12:05 am • 8 July 2014 • 388,900 notes
Ed Sheeran is a better rapper than most rappers and he isn’t even a rapper
this gif tho
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4:20 pm • 7 July 2014 • 13,085 notes