Uploading some parts of my recap (because I couldn’t wait) but the whole thing will be up on Tv.com tomorrow.
The most dangerous phrase in the language is, “we’ve always done it this way.”
"Come on, let’s mix it up!" The heart surgeon says.
"B-but we’ve always done it this way!" The other replies, "this is how you replace a heart valve."
"That’s the most dangerous phrase in the human language!" The first surgeon replies haughtily as he inputs a fruit loop into the patient’s heart. "This will be his valve. He will be a fruit loop in a world of Cheerios."
(taken from this post on the experiments of Harry Harlow)
This is serious business, because this is a large part of how sexism, racism, homophobia, rape culture, ethnocentrism, etc. continue to happen.
To question why we do the things we do and trying to change them for the better is completely different than mindlessly challenging the norm.
Honoré de Balzac (via misswallflower)
Nice explanation of the tumblr book community!
The moment when the table turns.
Shanti (via thestylishgypsy)