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: votgs lady-feral "The ceramics teacher announced on opening day that he was dividing the class into two groups. All those on the left side of the studio, he said, would be graded solely on the quantity of work they produced, all those on the right solely on its quality. His procedure was simple: on the final day of class he would bring in his bathroom scales and weigh the work of the "quantity" group: 50 pounds of pots rated an "A", 40 pounds a "B", and so on Those being graded on "quality", however, needed to produce only one pot albeit a perfect one to get an "A" Well, came grading time and a curious fact emerged: the works of highest quality were all produced by the group being graded for quantity It seems that while the "quantity" group was busily churning out piles of work-and learning from their mistakes the "quality" group had sat theorizing about perfection, and in the end had little more to show for their efforts than grandiose theories and a pile of dead clay." Art and Fear- David Bayles and Ted Orland (via qweety) Perfection is intimidating. I think most artists blocks come from the fear of creating something imperfect. (via buttastic) putting it even more simply: just make shit. eventually itl be good shit. maybe most of it will just be shit but you can't make good shit if you're not making a lot of shit. GET EXCITED AND MAKE THINGS. (via aintgotnoladytronblues) Kind of important. Ive spent way too much of my life thinking about the perfect things I could make without actually making the damned things. 26,336 notes
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Just keep making shit.: votgs lady-feral+ The ceramics teacher announced on opening day that he was dividing the class into two groups. All those on the left side of the studio, he said, would be graded solely on the quantity of work they produced, all those on the right solely on its quality His procedure was simple: on the final day of class he would bring in his bathroom scales and weigh the work of the "quantity" group: 50 pounds of pots rated an "A", 4o pounds a "B", and so on. Those being graded on "quality", however, needed to produce only one potalbeit a perfect one-to get an "A". Well, came grading time and a curious fact emerged: the works of highest quality were all produced by the group being graded for quantity It seems that while the "quantity" group was busily churning out piles of work-and learning from their mistakes the "quality" group had sat theorizing about perfection, and in the end had little more to show for their efforts than grandiose theories and a pile of dead clay." Art and Fear- David Bayles and Ted Orland (via qweety) Perfection is intimidating. think most artists blocks come from the fear of creating something imperfect. (via buttastic) putting it even more simply: just make shit. eventually it'll be good shit. maybe most of it will just be shitl but you can't make good shit if you're not making a lot of shit. GET EXCITED AND MAKE THINGS (via aintgotnoladytronblues) Kind of important. I've spent way too much of my life thinking about the perfect things I could make without actually making the damned things 26,336 notes Just keep making shit.
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Humans are wierd: arcticfoxbear Humans Are Weird So there has been a bit of what if humans were the weird ones?" going around tumbir at the moment and Earth Day got me thinking Earth is a wonky place, the axis tits, the orbit wobbles, and the ground spews molten rock for goodness sakes. What it what makes humans weird is just our capacity to survive? What if all the other life bearing planets are these mild, Mediterranean climates with no seasons, no tectonic plates, and no intense weather? what if several species (including humans) land on a world and the humans are all SCOREI Earth like worldl Lets get exploring before we get out competear And the planet starts offing the other aliens right and et, electrid storms, hypothermia, tornadoes and the humans are just there. counting seconds between riashes, having snowball fights, and just surviving To paraphrase one of my favorite bits of a humans are awesome fiction megapost you don't know you're from a Death World until you leave it" For a ton of reasons, I really like the idea of Earth being Space Australa crazy-pages Alen: "Tm sorry what did you just say your comfortable temperature range is? Human-H0ถesty we can tolerate anywhere from-40 to 50 Celcius but we prefer the 0 to 30 range AlienI'm sorry, did you just list temperatures below freezing? Human: "Yeah, but most of us prefer to throw on scarves or jackets at those temperatures it can be a bt nippy Other human Nah mate, I knew this guy in college who refused to wear anything past his knees and elbows until it was -20 at least. Human: Heh Alilen And did you also say 50 Celcius? As in, hair way to bolling?" Human: Eugh Yes it sucks, we sweat everywhere, and god helip you it you Yeah everybody knows someone like that touch a seatbelt buckle, but yes Aen We've got like 50 uninhabitable planets we think you might enjoy val tashoth Youre telling me that you have. settiements On islands with active volcanism? well yeah i'm not about to tell Iceland and Hawail how to live their lives Actually, it's kind of a tourist attraction What, the moften rock? Well yeahl It's not every day you see a mountain spew out iquid rocks! The best one is Yelowstone, though All these hot springs and geysers from the YOU ACTIVELY SEEK OUT ACTIVE SUPERVOLCANOES? Shit, man, we swim in the groundwater near them. Sounds like the "Damned trlogy by Alan Dean Foster the-grand author And you say the poles of your world would get as low as negative one hundred with wind chit? Yup, with blizzards you cant see through every other day just about Amazingl when did you manage to send drones that could survive such temperatures? well, actually what? ..what?" we sent no yeah I heard you I just- what? You sent.. HUMANS. to a place one hundred degrees below treezing? y-yeah and they didnt. die? Well the first few did PEOPLE DIED OF THE COLD AND YOUR SOLUTION WAS TO SEND MORE PEOPLE32212121 But surely you have records of volcanic activity doing tremendous damage to human settlements Yep. Pompeii is legendary. Entire cities went Towns buried under lava, peoples brains boiled in the first rush of heat, loads more kißed by falling ah, good, they learned their lesson and didn't build there again wel Are you serniously telling me this volcano is legendary for kiling several urban conurbations and you built on top of it AGAIN? In our defence it hasn't actually done it since What about earthquake-prone areas? Tell me you're at least vaguely sensibile about those Oh yeah After the first major earthquake that flattens a city, we budd them better 159.505 notes Humans are wierd
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ndelphinus: fckyeahitslauren: jumpingjacktrash: srsishere: wabefuhon: srsishere: Just a little taste of what’s going on at my workplace right now. We have been fighting for a raise because a lot of people who work at Disney have to work 60+ hours a week just to get by. What was their response? “Ok, everyone gets a bonus. $1000. But not all at once. $500 now and $500 at the end of the year.” (in case some people get fired or quit, so they don’t have to pay the full amount to those people). Of course, we were like “No, that’s not what we said we wanted. We want a PERMANENT RAISE.” So Disney was like OK, fine, whoever is NOT part of the union fighting for a raise gets the $1000 bonus :) Meanwhile, we are still fighting for a raise… The company I work for sells aluminum and aluminum mixed metals. I want everyone to understand that running a business is expensive and the reason why raises don’t happen is because management holds onto money to keep the business running. Equipment repair is expensive because parts have to be made. If you’re needing to work over 60 hrs to make ends meet, you need to move where it’s cheaper to live or get a job where it’s cheaper to live.Stop thinking that there’s all this money pouring in that the CEO and leading personnel are hoarding and paying the minimum to it’s employees. If you think I’m wrong, do some digging and pry about company expenses and the revenue from parks. Ok, but here’s the thing: Disney keep raising it’s prices. On literally everything. Park tickets, resort stays, merchandise, parking, meal plans, and they are even going to start charging for people to have their cars parked at the resorts. Not to mention, they obviously have money to throw around with all these expansions going on. They keep remodeling and renewing things that were fine before. This costs millions and millions of dollars. If every Cast Member at Walt Disney World received a raise, it would still only be a fraction of the price that Disney is dishing out on all these renovations and expansions. No cast member should be forced to work 60+ hours a week just to survive when they work for one of the wealthiest corporations in the world. if you can’t afford to pay your workers a living wage, you can’t afford to run a business. you don’t have a right to be a boss. that is not a thing you are entitled to. if you fail, you fail. get over it. IT’S DISNEY. Holy crap, is this a joke? Am I in the Twilight Zone? Did I seriously have to read with my own two eyes someone comparing running a small business to DISNEY? Right? We’re not talking even an indie film studio here (which, for the record, are mostly subsidiaries of major film studios), it’s fucking Disney. They own half the damned world. Their net income last year was over 14 billion dollars. Bob Iger (CEO of The Walt Disney Company) alone makes over $2 million a year, not including bonuses, stock options, and benefits. His 2017 take home pay was $36.3 million.Disney can fucking afford to pay their employees a living wage. They just don’t want to.Also, fuck you and your “move to a cheaper area” bullshit. No one should have to commute two hours each way to get to work. If you can’t pay your employees enough to get by within a reasonable distance of where you’re located you have failed to meet one of your most basic operating costs.: Michael Sainato @msainat1 Likely the biggest union battle in the country right now, 41,000 union members fighting Disney's poverty wages as Disney withholds their bonuses and its barely getting covered in the media STOP WAR IE WORKERS NEED UNIT HERE MA6IC 3/29/18, 10:03 PM 6,035 Retweets 8,716 Likes ndelphinus: fckyeahitslauren: jumpingjacktrash: srsishere: wabefuhon: srsishere: Just a little taste of what’s going on at my workplace right now. We have been fighting for a raise because a lot of people who work at Disney have to work 60+ hours a week just to get by. What was their response? “Ok, everyone gets a bonus. $1000. But not all at once. $500 now and $500 at the end of the year.” (in case some people get fired or quit, so they don’t have to pay the full amount to those people). Of course, we were like “No, that’s not what we said we wanted. We want a PERMANENT RAISE.” So Disney was like OK, fine, whoever is NOT part of the union fighting for a raise gets the $1000 bonus :) Meanwhile, we are still fighting for a raise… The company I work for sells aluminum and aluminum mixed metals. I want everyone to understand that running a business is expensive and the reason why raises don’t happen is because management holds onto money to keep the business running. Equipment repair is expensive because parts have to be made. If you’re needing to work over 60 hrs to make ends meet, you need to move where it’s cheaper to live or get a job where it’s cheaper to live.Stop thinking that there’s all this money pouring in that the CEO and leading personnel are hoarding and paying the minimum to it’s employees. If you think I’m wrong, do some digging and pry about company expenses and the revenue from parks. Ok, but here’s the thing: Disney keep raising it’s prices. On literally everything. Park tickets, resort stays, merchandise, parking, meal plans, and they are even going to start charging for people to have their cars parked at the resorts. Not to mention, they obviously have money to throw around with all these expansions going on. They keep remodeling and renewing things that were fine before. This costs millions and millions of dollars. If every Cast Member at Walt Disney World received a raise, it would still only be a fraction of the price that Disney is dishing out on all these renovations and expansions. No cast member should be forced to work 60+ hours a week just to survive when they work for one of the wealthiest corporations in the world. if you can’t afford to pay your workers a living wage, you can’t afford to run a business. you don’t have a right to be a boss. that is not a thing you are entitled to. if you fail, you fail. get over it. IT’S DISNEY. Holy crap, is this a joke? Am I in the Twilight Zone? Did I seriously have to read with my own two eyes someone comparing running a small business to DISNEY? Right? We’re not talking even an indie film studio here (which, for the record, are mostly subsidiaries of major film studios), it’s fucking Disney. They own half the damned world. Their net income last year was over 14 billion dollars. Bob Iger (CEO of The Walt Disney Company) alone makes over $2 million a year, not including bonuses, stock options, and benefits. His 2017 take home pay was $36.3 million.Disney can fucking afford to pay their employees a living wage. They just don’t want to.Also, fuck you and your “move to a cheaper area” bullshit. No one should have to commute two hours each way to get to work. If you can’t pay your employees enough to get by within a reasonable distance of where you’re located you have failed to meet one of your most basic operating costs.
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<p><a href="https://emmaubler.tumblr.com/post/171280103319/libertarirynn-ahahahahahaha-i-think" class="tumblr_blog">emmaubler</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/171279736239/ahahahahahaha" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p><blockquote><p>AHAHAHAHAHAHA 😂😂😂😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣🤣</p></blockquote> <p>I think my eyes just rolled out of my head.  If you’ve really been brainwashed into believing that current year America is actually a “dystopian nightmare” on par with the Hunger Games and that you are somehow a hybrid of Tony Stark and Harry Potter, please seek help. </p></blockquote> <p>I cannot stop giggling. A grown person really wrote this? They really think a place where you can freely voice your hatred for the president is a “dystopian nightmare“? They really think all these kids are Katniss and Harry Potter? They really think this is a “rebellion“ instead of a bunch of teenagers whining on the Internet? “Get them, children. Leave no one standing.“ give me a fucking break. These kids couldn’t rebel their way out of a wet paper bag. Imagine thinking a bunch of people scared shitless of guns are going to be the leaders of a violent revolution 😂😂😂</p>: Patrick S. Tomlinson . @stealthygeek Follow You watched a generation grow up on a diet of Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and Marvel movies, you stripped away their hope, their jobs, their futures, and then backed the most cartoonish super-villain in history for President, and you're shocked the children are fighting back? 9:30 PM 20 Feb 2018 5,374 Retweets 14,995 Likes 190 5.4K 15K Tweet your reply Patrick S. Tomlinson @stealthygeek Feb 20 Really? You followed the damned script to a T. You pumped up millions of kids, for two decades, to believe they and their friends could make a difference. Then you thrust them all into a dystopian nightmare of violence and persecution. And NOW you're shocked they're all Katniss? Patrick S. Tomlinson @stealthygeek Feb 20 Get them, children. Leave no one standing <p><a href="https://emmaubler.tumblr.com/post/171280103319/libertarirynn-ahahahahahaha-i-think" class="tumblr_blog">emmaubler</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/171279736239/ahahahahahaha" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p><blockquote><p>AHAHAHAHAHAHA 😂😂😂😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣🤣</p></blockquote> <p>I think my eyes just rolled out of my head.  If you’ve really been brainwashed into believing that current year America is actually a “dystopian nightmare” on par with the Hunger Games and that you are somehow a hybrid of Tony Stark and Harry Potter, please seek help. </p></blockquote> <p>I cannot stop giggling. A grown person really wrote this? They really think a place where you can freely voice your hatred for the president is a “dystopian nightmare“? They really think all these kids are Katniss and Harry Potter? They really think this is a “rebellion“ instead of a bunch of teenagers whining on the Internet? “Get them, children. Leave no one standing.“ give me a fucking break. These kids couldn’t rebel their way out of a wet paper bag. Imagine thinking a bunch of people scared shitless of guns are going to be the leaders of a violent revolution 😂😂😂</p>
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<p><a href="http://magicaltophat.tumblr.com/post/125335403793/drtanner-queenoftheimpala-when-they-said-it" class="tumblr_blog">magicaltophat</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://drtanner.tumblr.com/post/78218085955">drtanner</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://queenoftheimpala.tumblr.com/post/31142604097/when-they-said-it-might-sing-this-wasnt-exactly">queenoftheimpala</a>:</p> <blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="300" data-orig-width="479" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ma3r8xM7ud1qfnsx6.jpg"><img alt="image" src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/bb84af72b94365d6d855dd326c555113/tumblr_inline_p7g6jsaife1rw09tq_540.jpg" data-orig-height="300" data-orig-width="479" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ma3r8xM7ud1qfnsx6.jpg"/></figure><p><br/>When they said it might sing, this wasn’t exactly what I had in mind.</p> <p>I think my dinner is possessed.</p> </blockquote> <p><i>THAT IS NOT A “HUMMING NOISE” </i></p> </blockquote> <p>Nothing rouses my appetite like the wails of the damned.</p></blockquote>: <p><a href="http://magicaltophat.tumblr.com/post/125335403793/drtanner-queenoftheimpala-when-they-said-it" class="tumblr_blog">magicaltophat</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://drtanner.tumblr.com/post/78218085955">drtanner</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://queenoftheimpala.tumblr.com/post/31142604097/when-they-said-it-might-sing-this-wasnt-exactly">queenoftheimpala</a>:</p> <blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="300" data-orig-width="479" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ma3r8xM7ud1qfnsx6.jpg"><img alt="image" src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/bb84af72b94365d6d855dd326c555113/tumblr_inline_p7g6jsaife1rw09tq_540.jpg" data-orig-height="300" data-orig-width="479" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ma3r8xM7ud1qfnsx6.jpg"/></figure><p><br/>When they said it might sing, this wasn’t exactly what I had in mind.</p> <p>I think my dinner is possessed.</p> </blockquote> <p><i>THAT IS NOT A “HUMMING NOISE” </i></p> </blockquote> <p>Nothing rouses my appetite like the wails of the damned.</p></blockquote>
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