If it's not alright, it isn't The End

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not-your-incubator:

jayspeakswords:

A guy that Stephan is friends with, after Sandy Hook, said “why are we upset about kids dying when babies are being murdered every day by abortion”I unfriended him and Stephan hasn’t really been all that close to him since.

As sad as this may sound I’m honestly not surprised at this. Anti-choicers will use any tragedy to step on to make themselves look right, and it only keeps proving our point: they don’t care about the already born. 

I like how they didn’t give an answer but just ran from the question. Relating two different instances of the murder of millions of human beings hardly seems like using anything…besides logic.

not-your-incubator:

jayspeakswords:

A guy that Stephan is friends with, after Sandy Hook, said “why are we upset about kids dying when babies are being murdered every day by abortion”

I unfriended him and Stephan hasn’t really been all that close to him since.

As sad as this may sound I’m honestly not surprised at this. Anti-choicers will use any tragedy to step on to make themselves look right, and it only keeps proving our point: they don’t care about the already born. 

I like how they didn’t give an answer but just ran from the question. Relating two different instances of the murder of millions of human beings hardly seems like using anything…besides logic.

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Anonymous asked: you had one non-american/white, non-stick thin character and you get a white,blonde stick thin actress to play her

tessaviolet:

fishingboatproceeds:

1. I have never written a central female character who was described as thin other than Lindsey Lee Wells. Also, Margo and Q are two of the only white-identified people I’ve written, so I don’t really know how to respond to that part of your statement.

2. I do not cast the movie adaptations of my books. I am a novelist, not a casting director. I did not choose who would play Margo anymore than I choose where the movie will be filmed or what the budget or soundtrack will be.

3. That said, I think Cara will do a wonderful job as Margo. As I’ve learned in the past few hours, a lot of people who don’t know Cara have extremely strong opinions about her as a person, which is weird, because they don’t know her. They have a lot of opinions about her body, too, especially its supposed inadequacies. Cara is living, on a much larger stage, the Margo Roth Spiegelman experience: She receives massive amounts of attention but she’s more a mirror than a window. The way people respond to her seems to be a reflection of one’s own experience and worldview more than it has anything to do with the actual person Cara is. I think this is part of why Cara’s audition was so powerful: Her understanding of Margo is deep and profound and about a lot more than the shape of her body.

WOW

*standing ovation*

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daylightburnsahole:

thisisjefficus:

Even though the loss of human life by abortion dwarfs the holocaust serveral times over? So sad.

I’m not saying abortion isn’t horrific and awful and the number of aborted babies is far too great, BUT.
1. There isn’t an evil dictator with an army that is breaking into people’s homes, kidnapping women, and forcing them to have abortions.
2. The ways people (grown people, with fully developed pain receptors) died in concentration camps are not really comparable to abortion at all.
As a side note, there recently was a guest speaker at my church who compared Margaret Sanger to Hitler, and all I could think about is my mom’s Jewish friend who she has been trying to witness to for years, and given that her grandparents died in concentration camps, if she had been at church that morning she never would have come back.
Comparing anything to the holocaust is problematic, and I don’t think sheer number of deaths is a good enough reason to make the comparison.
Love you, Jeff, but we’re going to have to agree to disagree on this one.

You’re know Jordan, I’m a way I totally agree with you.It’s worse.There are no bad guys kicking on the door and committing atrocities against our will. In this newer, greater evil, we murder our own children freely, because we want to. And we feel good about it.  50 million slaughtered, and counting, all for the exaltation of self.I love you too, I just think that’s a greater evil.

daylightburnsahole:

thisisjefficus:

Even though the loss of human life by abortion dwarfs the holocaust serveral times over? So sad.

I’m not saying abortion isn’t horrific and awful and the number of aborted babies is far too great, BUT.

1. There isn’t an evil dictator with an army that is breaking into people’s homes, kidnapping women, and forcing them to have abortions.

2. The ways people (grown people, with fully developed pain receptors) died in concentration camps are not really comparable to abortion at all.

As a side note, there recently was a guest speaker at my church who compared Margaret Sanger to Hitler, and all I could think about is my mom’s Jewish friend who she has been trying to witness to for years, and given that her grandparents died in concentration camps, if she had been at church that morning she never would have come back.

Comparing anything to the holocaust is problematic, and I don’t think sheer number of deaths is a good enough reason to make the comparison.

Love you, Jeff, but we’re going to have to agree to disagree on this one.

You’re know Jordan, I’m a way I totally agree with you.

It’s worse.

There are no bad guys kicking on the door and committing atrocities against our will. In this newer, greater evil, we murder our own children freely, because we want to. And we feel good about it. 50 million slaughtered, and counting, all for the exaltation of self.

I love you too, I just think that’s a greater evil.

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