"In the cathedral of the wild, we get to see the best parts of ourselves reflected back to us." Boyd Varty, a wildlife activist, shares stories of animals, humans and their interrelatedness, or "ubuntu" — defined as, "I am, because of you." And he dedicates the talk to South African leader Nelson Mandela, the human embodiment of that same great-hearted, generous spirit.
Russia introduces an anti-gay law, while Britain makes marriage legal. So what’s it like to be gay around the world in 2013? Men and women from Afghanistan to Uruguay talk about love, the law and coming out to your mum
This is a great interactive article from the Guardian!
Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman talks to Russell Brand about voting, revolution and beards…
"And I think that’s got to change now. We can no longer have erroneous, duplicitous systems held in place… only systems serve the plant and serve the population of the planet that can be allowed to survive, not ones that serve elites- be it political or corporate elites." -RB
Right, he’s is a bit mad, yes. And I will always believe there is undeniable reason to vote. But I can’t say I don’t agree with him on a number of these points. Of course he’s being loud and facetious, that’s his style and it does get the attention of millions, but the underlying truth of the matter is that our governments do not actually support change for the betterment of society nor the plane
“I see people getting married to people they’ve known for, like, a year and a half. A year and a half? Is that really enough time to get to know someone to know you want to spend the REST of your life with them? I mean, I’ve had sweaters for a year and a half and I was like, “What the fuck was I doing with this sweater?”—Aziz Ansari (via monpetitfox)
In Truth or Consequences I started making collages thanks in large part to Dafna Steinberg’s tutelage and encouragement. It felt like a natural progression from letter writer, ephemera collector, snippet saver, to novice collagist(e).