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Animals, Bad, and Energy: zpo 96u noorsuekdeeysiddeymmm ut IOT-NHD KTV 8 No sheep were sheared to make this yarn, so rest all warm and snuggly in their own wooly jumpers tonight. spectralarchers: thegreenwolf: lipsredasroses: beachgirlnikita: glyndarling: witchella: laylibear: bettagal: sabelmouse: This fake yarn is supposedly better for sheep. Aimed at people who don’t know where wool comes from, it’s 100% plastic. Yes, plastic. So any garment you wash will release microfibres into the sea. It’ll never decompose. You’re supposed to believe that sheep shearing is violent and cruel. There are imbeciles out there that work in an unprofessional manner while shearing, but that’s not the case overall. Sheep don’t suffer from having their fleece removed. Left on, the fleece can become a home for fly eggs and the subsequent maggots which can eat the sheep. Chemical treatments are available to prevent that happening. It’s much better for the sheep, the land and the farmer to avoid chemical use. Don’t be fooled. Wool is a sustainable material, one we should make more and better use of. Miscrofibers hurt our fish friends. 😓 Hey kiddos as someone who grew up in the sheep capitol of the world, shearing sheep isn’t a bad thing and can be helpful for our fluffy friends!! Please be concious of your decisions!!! Also plastic yarn is cheap and difficult to work with. Please remember to peel your sheeps. Some sheep can be peeled! The process is called rooing. Domestic sheep do not shed their wool. They need to be sheered. If left unsheered, the wool they produce can become to heavy and kill them. Trust me, no sheep wasn’t to have so much wool it crushes them to death. Peel a sheep. Save a life. (Or lots of lives, if you consider the sea life choking on microplastics.) Any version of a “vegan” animal-material (silk, wool, leather, fur, etc.) is made from 100% plastic. They may call it all sorts of fancy things but it is plastic - plastic is made from petrol, which also fuels the whole oil- and petrol industry. You want to be dependent on green energy only? Then almost everything you buy in your local HM, New Yorker or other cheaper retail store isn’t helping. It’s all plastic. Which, as stated above, releases microfibres into the water EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. They’re washed. These microfibres degrade at an extremely long rate, whereas natural products decompose at a much faster rate. Polyester is made from the same thing they put in antifreeze for your car (Ethylene glycol). Sheering sheep doesn’t hurt them. Cow leather comes from cattle that is used in the meat industry. I understand if you do not want to use silk or fur because of the way it is produced (even though some furs are actually also byproducts of hunting, like Greenlandic sealskin, which is sold as a byproduct of Kalaalit hunting traditions and as a byproduct), but using polyester, acrylic or even viscose (the energy and CO2 print of creating viscose is GINORMOUS) instead is as harmful, if not, to the general ‘health’ of the planet. You made have saved a sheep, but you’ve just poisoned a whole bunch of fish and other water dwelling animals and microorganisms instead. If wooly products still bother you, buy 100% cotton, flax, hemp, bamboo, coconut fibre, wool (sheep, merino, alpaca, bison, angora, camel, any kind of animal you can brush/sheer, yes, even your golden retriever hairs should be able to be made into yarn if you find a spinning wheel and a spinster willing to try), sisal, etc. products instead. They’re nice and breathable too!

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Music, Tumblr, and Work: darktripz: The Epic Of Gilgamesh In Sumerian The EPIC OF GILGAMESH is the earliest great work of literature that we know of, and was first written down by the Sumerians around 2100 B.C. Ancient Sumer was the land that lay between the two rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates, in Mesopotamia. The language that the Sumerians spoke was unrelated to the Semitic languages of their neighbors the Akkadians and Babylonians, and it was written in a syllabary (a kind of alphabet) called “cuneiform”. By 2000 B.C., the language of Sumer had almost completely died out and was used only by scholars (like Latin is today). No one knows how it was pronounced because it has not been heard in 4000 years. What you hear in this video are a few of the opening lines of part of the epic poem, accompanied only by a long-neck, three-string, Sumerian lute known as a “ngish-gu-di”. The instrument is tuned to G - G - D, and although it is similar to other long neck lutes still in use today (the tar, the setar, the saz, etc.) the modern instruments are low tension and strung with fine steel wire. The ancient long neck lutes (such as the Egyptian “nefer”) were strung with gut and behaved slightly differently. The short-neck lute known as the “oud” is strung with gut/nylon, and its sound has much in common with the ancient long-neck lute although the oud is not a fretted instrument and its strings are much shorter (about 25 inches or 63 cm) as compared to 32 inches (82 cm) on a long-neck instrument. For anyone interested in these lutes, I highly recommend THE ARCHAEOMUSICOLOGY OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST by Professor Richard Dumbrill. The location for this performance is the courtyard of Nebuchadnezzar’s palace in Babylon. The piece is four minutes long and is intended only as a taste of what the music of ancient Sumer might have sounded like. “The Sumerians” by Grendel Dark

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Children, Girls, and Life: To you, my Father, why do you hate girls? systlin: appropriately-inappropriate: kittiesatemypronouns: r1vk4: ‘To you, my Father, who do you hate girls? With the same hatred you hate our Mothers…’ In the village of Umoja in Kenya, men are not welcome. In fact, they are banned. In Swahili, one of Kenya’s official languages, Umoja means unity. It is a safe and inspirational refuge for 50 women and 200 children. Umoja was founded in 1990 by female survivors of rape and sexual violence. It has also become a haven for women fleeing sexual and domestic violence, and welcomes people fleeing female genital mutilation, child marriage, and more. ‘I wouldnt wish any Maasai girl to go through what I went through.’ The local Samburu culture is patriarchal where historically women are seen as property. Beading is culturally significant and the women are able to support themselves by selling crafts. Protected by a wall of thorns, the village is self-sufficient and the women run their own lives. Despite resistance from local male-run tribal groups, the village continues to grow. Life is frugal, but the women own the land the village is on and proudly call Umoja their home. A beacon of light for women, Umoja has inspired other women-only villages in Kenya.  - Umoja: The Town Where Men Are Banned They are making and selling jewelry online now! ☺☺ https://umojajewellery.com/ Oh fuck I want the jewelry. That’s gonna be gifted to everyone come holiday season. Welp time to buy some jewelry
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Hiroshima, Scout, and Special Forces: US Special Forces scout the land after detonating the bomb over Hiroshima (1945, colorized)

US Special Forces scout the land after detonating the bomb over Hiroshima (1945, colorized)

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Heaven, Jesus, and Saw: F THE WORLD WAS CREATED B A PROGRAMMER Br O toggl IN THE BEGINNING, AND THE PROGRAMMER SAW THAT IT WAS BUT THE EARTH WAS FORMLESS AND BUGGY, & W ITHOUT DOCUMENTATION THERE WAS THE HEAVEN NoT g0OD AND THE EARTH THEN You SAID Y "LET THERE BE GHT! YOU CREATE A HACK TO CREATE DARKNESS You So THAT LIGHT IS PART OF THE LAND NEED TO HIDE THE LAND BUT THAT'S OK CAUSE CREATURES WON T BE ADDED UNTIL LATER BUT THE LIGHT DID NOT COMPILE. ㄇ AND STACKOVE SAID IT S FINE BUT BECAUSE OF THE DEPENDENCY, E SECOND DA YOU MERGE WATER LIGHT 8REAKS AS LAND IS ACCIDENTALLY YOU CHECK STACKOVERFLOW FLOODED (IN THE DARKNESS IT'S THE THIRD DAY YOU TRY TO ADD CREA YOU ADD THEM IN THE TURNS OUT THE CREATURES IN THE DARKNESS, BUTBROWSER NEEDED TO BE ADDED SOONER, THERE'S No LAND WIToTCH UNFORTUNATELY BUT THE CLIENT FORGOT TO MENTION THAT USING CODKIES, MAKES THEM MORTAL LIGHT, AND YOU CAN'T HAV LIGHT BECAUSE OF THE WATER IT's THE FOURTH DAY. You DECIDE TO USE C+You ALSO USE STL TURNS OUT THE ISSU WERE CAUSED BY THE FLAT EARTH DESIGN TO CREATE A BALLOON FOR ABSTRACTIONS AND THAT INFLATES THE EARTH IT WORKS OUT GREAT WITH No OMPLICATIONS WHATSoEVER! IT'S THE FIFTH DAY YOU DECIDE TO CREATE THEY IMMEDIATELY POPULATE THE EARTH WITH HACKS, FADS AND UNNECESSARY JAVASCRIPT LIBRARIES THEM IN YoUR LIKENESS, You START ADDINGWHICH IS A MISTAKE PEOPLE TO HELP REACT REACT JESUS REACT FUCKIT.JS JQUERY ON THE SIXTH DAY You ATTEMPT TO LEAD PEOPLE BACK TO SENSIBLE You LOOK AT THE PROGRAMMING,BUT IT IS TOO LATE- CHAOS YOU CREATED EVERYTHING RUNS ON DEPENDENCIES. HORIZON DAY DAYTIME AIR.JS SEA. JS BASE.JS UND. JS BETTER BANKS. JS ON THE SEVENTH DAY YoU REALLY WANT TO REST BUT You NEED TO OKGANISE ALL YoU'VE CREAT MONGODB TOGGL.COM MART VIRKUS.I? Can relate to most of this :/
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Bad, Fucking, and God: Sexy Bible Quotes, Inspired by Some Birds my Friend saw Fucking Outside her House, ao3tagoftheday: oxymoronicromantic: ao3tagoftheday: [Image Description: Tags reading “sexy bible quotes, inspired by some birds my friend saw fucking outside her house”] The AO3 Tag of the Day is: This is one hell of a non-sequitor “On the day when the Lord spoke to Moses in the land of Egypt, 29 the Lord said to Moses, “I am the Lord; tell Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I say to you.” 30 But Moses said to the Lord, “Behold, I am of uncircumcised lips. How will Pharaoh listen to me?” 7 And the Lord said to Moses, “See, I have made you like God to Pharaoh, and your brother Aaron shall be your prophet. 2 You shall speak all that I command you, and your brother Aaron shall tell Pharaoh to let the people of Israel go out of his land.” …I don’t think it’s telling anyone that they’re doing activism wrong???? Anyways. Song of Songs is sexier. Ok! First off, thanks for putting the verses in; that makes my life easier! Second, Song of Songs is undoubtedly sexy, but the phrase “uncircumcised lips” is much sexier. Here’s why:“Uncircumcised lips” is a literal translation of the Hebrew, and scholars have spent millennia trying to figure out what the fuck it means. Because, like, it’s a weird fucking phrase, let’s be real. Actually, let’s all take a moment to imagine what that might physically look like. We deserve it.Anyway, back on topic. Most scholars have ended up interpreting it as saying that Moses has some kind of speech impediment. But that’s really a stretch. I mean, if that’s what was meant, why not say, “a man of broken speech” or something like that? No, I think the meaning of that phrase is a lot simpler.Circumcision is the sign of the Jewish covenant with G-d. In this period of the Bible, after G-d and Abraham made the covenant but before the Law was given at Mt. Sinai, circumcision was the single, defining thing that set the Jewish people apart from everyone else. So what does it mean to have uncircumcised lips? I submit that to speak with uncircumcised lips is to speak with a non-Jewish voice.But Moses is Jewish! Why would his voice not be? Because, Moses is unique among the Jewish people. He wasn’t raised as a slave. That’s what the Jewish people are in this period and have been for hundreds of years. They’re slaves. For generations, that slavery has defined and warped their culture. Moses has never been a slave and has never lived among his people who are. He may be Jewish, but his understanding of his people, and therefore his ability to speak for them, is non-existent.So G-d tells Moses to speak to Pharoah on behalf of the Jewish people and Moses says no. How will he speak for his people, advocate for them, demand their freedom, when he can’t speak with their voice? He can’t do it and he tells G-d no. No, I won’t speak for the slaves when I am free. It’s not my place.So what does G-d say? He says Moses is right. He tells Moses to give G-d’s message to Aaron, a man who has been a slave all his life, and let Aaron go to Pharoah and speak for the Jewish people. Because Aaron is of them, understands them, their pain, their oppression, in a way that Moses, a free man, can’t and never will. Aaron speaks with a truly Jewish voice, with circumcised lips, so he must be the one who speaks for the Jewish people.So basically, G-d tells Moses to speak over an oppressed group he isn’t a part of, Moses says “no that’s bad activism”, and G-d says “you’re right oppressed people should speak and direct their own fight against oppression.”In conclusion, sure, the Song of Songs is sexy, but have you ever tried telling G-d that he needs to work harder to prioritize marginalized voices?
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Cookies, Jesus, and Saw: IF THE WORLD WAS CREATED B A PROGRAMMER IT'S THE FOURTH DAY.You DECIDE TO USE C You ALSO USE STL TO CREATE A BALLOONFOR ABSTRACTIONS AND THAT INFLATES THE EARTH IT WORKS OUT GREAT TURNS OUT THE ISSUES WITH No WERE CAUSED BY THE FLAT EARTH DESIGN OMPLICATIONS WHATSoEVER! By l togg IN THE BEGINNING THERE WAS THE HAVEN FRMLESS AND BuGaY, AND THE PROGRAMMER SAW THAT IT WAS DANGLIN BUT THE EARTH WAS NoT GOoD AND THE EARTH %WITHOUT DOCUMENTATION IT'S THE FIFTH DAYYou DECIDE TO CREATE You START ADDINGWHICH IS A MISTAKE PEOPLE TO HELP THEY IMMEDIATELY POPULATE THE EARTH WITH HACKS, FADS AND UNNECESSARY JAVASCRIPT LIBRARIES THEM IN YOUR LIKENESS YoU REACT REACT LEFT-PAD JESUS.REACT FUCKIT. JS THEN YOU SAID YoU C "LET THERE BE GHT! REATE A HACK To CREATE DARKNESS, You LIGHT IS PART NEED TO HIDE THE LAND, OF THE LAND BUT THAT's OK CAUSE CREATURES WON T BE ADDED UNTIL LATER BUT THE LIGHT · JQUERY DID NOT COMPILE ON THE SIXTH DAY YOU ATTEMPT TO LEAD PEOPLE BACK TO SENSIBLE You LOOK AT THE PROGRAMMING, BUT IT IS TOO LATE- CHAOS YOU CREATED AND STACKOVE SAID IT'S FINE EVERYTHING RUNS ON DEPENDENCIES HORIZON DAY BUT BECAUSE OF THE DEPENDENCY DAYTIME AIR JS -oN TWE SECOND DAY'\ー YOU MERGE WATER IS ACCIDENTALLY LIGHT BREAKS AS LAND FLOODED YOU CHECK STACKOVERFLOW SEA. JS BASE. JS (IN THE DARKNESS REALISTIC WAVES. JS BETTER-BANKS. JS ON THE SEVENTH DAY YOU REALLY WANT TO REST, BUT You NEED To IT'S THE THIRD DAY.YOU TRY TO ADD CREATURES YOU ADD THEM IN THE MONGODB TURNS OUT THE CREATURES IN THE DARKNESS, BUTBROWSER USING cookIES, ORGANISE ALL You'vE NEEDED TO BE AbDED SOONER BUT THE CLIENT FORGOT TO LIGHT, AND YoU CAN'T THERE S NO LAND WITHOUT HAV WHICHUNFORTUNATELY MAKES THEM MORTAL CREAT MENTION THAT WATER TOGaL.CoM MART VIRKUS '17 If Programmers Created the Universe
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