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Asian, College, and Crocs: andiamburdenedwithgloriousfeels Do you ever start bullshitting a paper, and then look over it halfway through and think, "...Wait a minute, I could be onto something here. imguiltyofthis this is the definition of college smurflewis Literally I was writing a paper on Asian salt water crocodiles, like a simple about them paper for a college class, and I started noticing some inconsistencies in the scientific papers I was sourcing and I accidentally discovered that the crocodile has been misdiagnosed as least concerned on the endangered species list when they should be classified as endangered and now my professor is having me write a formal report to the international Red List to have them reclassified and all I wanted to do was write this paper on an animal I thought was cool and now I'm considered an expert on this species.. waluwadjet this is how it works half of esteemed biologists trip and fall into their specialty while pursuing something else. one lecturer i just went to started as a biochemist researching antibiotics and discovered that crocodiles change colors based on environment and now he has 30+ crocs in his yard for research purposes and he's just lik.. wait... i'm a chemist..." Source: andiamburden. 575,821 notes True. I wrote a paper comparing and contrasting Girl Interrupted and Prozac Nation- thinking that I loved both but halfway through I realize I hate Prozac Nation and my professor loved it
Asian, College, and Crocs: andiamburdenedwithgloriousfeels
 Do you ever start bullshitting a paper, and then look over it halfway through and
 think, "...Wait a minute, I could be onto something here.
 imguiltyofthis
 this is the definition of college
 smurflewis
 Literally I was writing a paper on Asian salt water crocodiles, like a simple about
 them paper for a college class, and I started noticing some inconsistencies in the
 scientific papers I was sourcing and I accidentally discovered that the crocodile
 has been misdiagnosed as least concerned on the endangered species list
 when they should be classified as endangered and now my professor is having
 me write a formal report to the international Red List to have them reclassified
 and all I wanted to do was write this paper on an animal I thought was cool and
 now I'm considered an expert on this species..
 waluwadjet
 this is how it works half of esteemed biologists trip and fall into their specialty
 while pursuing something else. one lecturer i just went to started as a biochemist
 researching antibiotics and discovered that crocodiles change colors based on
 environment and now he has 30+ crocs in his yard for research purposes and
 he's just lik.. wait... i'm a chemist..."
 Source: andiamburden.
 575,821 notes
True. I wrote a paper comparing and contrasting Girl Interrupted and Prozac Nation- thinking that I loved both but halfway through I realize I hate Prozac Nation and my professor loved it

True. I wrote a paper comparing and contrasting Girl Interrupted and Prozac Nation- thinking that I loved both but halfway through I realize...

Apparently, Asian, and Bitch: Detroit Rep. Bettie Cook Scott orn Asian opponent: Don't vote for the ching-chong! by Violet lkonomova August 16, 2018 at 11:09 AM comment v bizarre-transmission: thettasigma: ferventfox: awesome-everyday: internetdumpsterfires: Black people can’t be racist. Ugh, okay. The remark by this black woman was disrespectful and based on race. It was rude, bigoted and uncalled for. But no, in an anti black world, black people do not have the social, political or systemic financial power to be racist. Racism implies that beyond hurting and insulting that asian woman that this black woman is connected to a system that has the power to negatively impact this woman’s existence. That dark skinned black woman who’s an incumbent running for state office likely has about the same amount of systemic power as i do. And furthermore, there could be an argument made that deteoit is chocolate city and perhaps she does have that infrastructure of black networks to truly effect her opponent, but idk I was in Detroit last year and it looks a lot like Brooklyn does now. White and gentrified. White people with money, who control our political systems, finances, and predominant social narratives are claiming urban space like they’re colonizing pioneers looking to take the new world. Detroit isn’t the same anymore. Anyway, black people can be shitty insensitive bigots but we do not have the social capital to be racist, particularly not in the united states. “That dark skinned black woman who’s an incumbent running for state office likely has about the same amount of systemic power as i do.”  Ahahaha: No. A congressperson is the definition of systemic power. You can’t bitch about lack of political power when we are talking about elected politician.  Clearly the world isn’t so anti-black that it couldn’t vote her in.  Chang is also a first generation American, while Scott, to my knowledge, is not, and she specifically made anti-immigrant comments. She also has “power” within the context of her own ethnic community and she used that power to direct racism towards other African-Americans who supported Chang by implying they were somehow traitors, essentially dictating how they ought to act based on their race, particularly Chang’s husband for his interracial marriage (I don’t give a flying fuck what race you are, negative comments about interracial marriage and mixed race people are racist. period. end of story).  Even if I did accept the prejudice + power model or racism (which I don’t as that is neither the etymology or common usage of the word) Cook’s comments would certainly fit the bill. She made race based attacks on people based on types of marginalization that she is exempt from; and did so from a position of power partially gained by the fact that she is exempt from these types of discrimination.   It’s racist. Stop making excuses.  “That dark skinned woman who’s an incumbent running for office likely has about the same amount of systematic power as I do.” Is this person on drugs? They’re claiming that… A political person… A congresswoman… Has no power in the country in which she was elected… By the populace… As a politician. That, or they’re a politician too. Apparently we can say anything now and it makes sense. Huh. Also these remarks are the absolute epitomy of racism and if anyone refuses to see it, they’re not purely misinformed. They are delusional. *literally calls an Asian person ching chong*“How dare you say I’m being racist??” Thank you for attending today’s lecture on cognitive dissonance.
Apparently, Asian, and Bitch: Detroit Rep. Bettie
 Cook Scott orn
 Asian opponent:
 Don't vote for the
 ching-chong!
 by Violet lkonomova August 16, 2018 at 11:09 AM
 comment v
bizarre-transmission:

thettasigma:
ferventfox:

awesome-everyday:

internetdumpsterfires:
Black people can’t be racist.

Ugh, okay. The remark by this black woman was disrespectful and based on race. It was rude, bigoted and uncalled for.
But no, in an anti black world, black people do not have the social, political or systemic financial power to be racist. Racism implies that beyond hurting and insulting that asian woman that this black woman is connected to a system that has the power to negatively impact this woman’s existence. That dark skinned black woman who’s an incumbent running for state office likely has about the same amount of systemic power as i do.
And furthermore, there could be an argument made that deteoit is chocolate city and perhaps she does have that infrastructure of black networks to truly effect her opponent, but idk I was in Detroit last year and it looks a lot like Brooklyn does now. White and gentrified. White people with money, who control our political systems, finances, and predominant social narratives are claiming urban space like they’re colonizing pioneers looking to take the new world. Detroit isn’t the same anymore.
Anyway, black people can be shitty insensitive bigots but we do not have the social capital to be racist, particularly not in the united states.

“That dark skinned black woman who’s an incumbent running for state office likely has about the same amount of systemic power as i do.” 
Ahahaha: No. A congressperson is the definition of systemic power. You can’t bitch about lack of political power when we are talking about elected politician.  Clearly the world isn’t so anti-black that it couldn’t vote her in. 
Chang is also a first generation American, while Scott, to my knowledge, is not, and she specifically made anti-immigrant comments. She also has “power” within the context of her own ethnic community and she used that power to direct racism towards other African-Americans who supported Chang by implying they were somehow traitors, essentially dictating how they ought to act based on their race, particularly Chang’s husband for his interracial marriage (I don’t give a flying fuck what race you are, negative comments about interracial marriage and mixed race people are racist. period. end of story). 
Even if I did accept the prejudice + power model or racism (which I don’t as that is neither the etymology or common usage of the word) Cook’s comments would certainly fit the bill. She made race based attacks on people based on types of marginalization that she is exempt from; and did so from a position of power partially gained by the fact that she is exempt from these types of discrimination.   It’s racist. Stop making excuses. 


“That dark skinned woman who’s an incumbent running for office likely has about the same amount of systematic power as I do.”
Is this person on drugs? They’re claiming that… A political person… A congresswoman… Has no power in the country in which she was elected… By the populace… As a politician. That, or they’re a politician too. 
Apparently we can say anything now and it makes sense. Huh.
Also these remarks are the absolute epitomy of racism and if anyone refuses to see it, they’re not purely misinformed. They are delusional. 
*literally calls an Asian person ching chong*“How dare you say I’m being racist??” 

Thank you for attending today’s lecture on cognitive dissonance.

bizarre-transmission: thettasigma: ferventfox: awesome-everyday: internetdumpsterfires: Black people can’t be racist. Ugh, okay. The rem...

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Dude, Ironic, and Money: erin i you literally are a billionaire literally it is not ironic in any way Follow you weren't called a billionaire until you were... a billionaire if you think it's is a negative label, maybe it's because it means that you're hoarding money and resources from the rest of the world Elon Musk O Delonmusk Replying to blake,kistler @88CWorld ronically, the "billionaire label, when used by media, is almost always meant to devalue & denigrate the subject. I wasnt called that until my companies got to a certain size, but reality is that I still do the same science & engineeing as before. Just the scale has changed. 0:03 AM-10 Jul 2018 Elon Musk @elonmusk Following Replying to Geehouls No, it means I created jobs for 50,000 people directly and, through parts suppliers & supporting professions, 250,000 people indirectly, thus supporting half a million families. What have you done? 10:12 AM-10 Jul 2018 <p><a href="http://goat-yells-at-everything.tumblr.com/post/175791702726/libertarirynn-and-erin-there-is-a-perfect" class="tumblr_blog">goat-yells-at-everything</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175791082409" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="280" data-tumblr-attribution="wendywilliamsgifs:gMu_B-ehUbLQbft6mYwVBg:Zn6VAn2F5H4ei"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/afb66cbf4ca5ebfb018b4780256bd5fa/tumblr_oh6qj0cx8U1tfn6k7o1_500.gifv" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="280"/></figure></blockquote> <p>And Erin there is a perfect example of what Musk was talking about in his original tweet.</p> <p>“Billionaire” IS used in a very negative way by a LOT of people. Especially those who don’t realize it doesn’t mean “someone who literally sits on a vault of cash and swims in it like Scrooge McDuck.” Most Billionaires don’t just have money lying around. It’s tied up in a million different kinds of assets including his employee roster.</p> </blockquote><p>Exactly. And I’m surprisingly Hank Green is on his high horse snarking at Musk and offering a creative re-definition of “job creation“</p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="785" data-orig-width="750"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ce07c8ec6880c76d43d18140978c281c/tumblr_pbq2563wUL1rw09tq_540.jpg" data-orig-height="785" data-orig-width="750"/></figure><p>Like dude… You are quite literally a job creator if you run a company that has employees. It’s not mutually exclusive with recognizing the contributions of other people, but if all being a billionaire means is literally having over $1 billion, then If you literally create jobs you are literally a Job creator. </p><p>The irony of not seeing “billionaire” used as a slur but then balking at the concept of being called a “job creator” is laughable.</p>
Dude, Ironic, and Money: erin i
 you literally are a billionaire
 literally
 it is not ironic in any way
 Follow
 you weren't called a billionaire until you
 were... a billionaire
 if you think it's is a negative label,
 maybe it's because it means that you're
 hoarding money and resources from the
 rest of the world
 Elon Musk O Delonmusk
 Replying to blake,kistler @88CWorld
 ronically, the "billionaire label, when used by media, is almost always
 meant to devalue & denigrate the subject. I wasnt called that until my
 companies got to a certain size, but reality is that I still do the same science
 & engineeing as before. Just the scale has changed.
 0:03 AM-10 Jul 2018

 Elon Musk
 @elonmusk
 Following
 Replying to Geehouls
 No, it means I created jobs for 50,000 people
 directly and, through parts suppliers &
 supporting professions, 250,000 people
 indirectly, thus supporting half a million
 families. What have you done?
 10:12 AM-10 Jul 2018
<p><a href="http://goat-yells-at-everything.tumblr.com/post/175791702726/libertarirynn-and-erin-there-is-a-perfect" class="tumblr_blog">goat-yells-at-everything</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175791082409" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>

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<p>And Erin there is a perfect example of what Musk was talking about in his original tweet.</p>
<p>“Billionaire” IS used in a very negative way by a LOT of people. Especially those who don’t realize it doesn’t mean “someone who literally sits on a vault of cash and swims in it like Scrooge McDuck.” Most Billionaires don’t just have money lying around. It’s tied up in a million different kinds of assets including his employee roster.</p>
</blockquote><p>Exactly. And I’m surprisingly Hank Green is on his high horse snarking at Musk and offering a creative re-definition of “job creation“</p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="785" data-orig-width="750"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ce07c8ec6880c76d43d18140978c281c/tumblr_pbq2563wUL1rw09tq_540.jpg" data-orig-height="785" data-orig-width="750"/></figure><p>Like dude… You are quite literally a job creator if you run a company that has employees. It’s not mutually exclusive with recognizing the contributions of other people, but if all being a billionaire means is literally having over $1 billion, then If you literally create jobs you are literally a Job creator. </p><p>The irony of not seeing “billionaire” used as a slur but then balking at the concept of being called a “job creator” is laughable.</p>

goat-yells-at-everything: libertarirynn: And Erin there is a perfect example of what Musk was talking about in his original tweet. “Billi...