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"It doesn’t much matter what line of argument you take as a woman. If you venture into traditional male territory, the abuse comes anyway. It’s not what you say that prompts it—it’s the fact that you are saying it."

- Mary Beard, speaking at the British Museum in February. Rebecca Mead profiles the Cambridge academic and “troll slayer” in this week’s issue. (via newyorker)

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lee-better-pace-ourselves:

You would THINK that looking at pictures of the same person’s face over and over again would get boring eventually but ACTUALLY you’d be surprised

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“Of course I’m riddled with doubts like every other creative, neurotic person, but if you don’t display them all the time, you’re seen as overconfident. I’ve worked in television for 10 years straight. If I were a man, it wouldn’t be considered strange [to have confidence] at all.”

- Mindy Kaling

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jackymedan:

Yes. this was definitely worth the effort :’)

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yamino:

Another favorite architect of mine is Antoni Gaudí.  I think his art just speaks for itself, don’t you?

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"If he wants to be an asshole, it’s a free country. Millions before him have made the same life choice."

- Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake (via vintageanchorbooks)
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