During World War One, 10% of all casualties were civilians.
During World War Two, the number of civilian deaths rose to 50%.
During the Vietnam War, 70% of all casualties were civilians.
In the war in Iraq, civilians account for up to 90% of all deaths."
The War You Don’t See by John Pilger. (via sandysays)
but the news calls them
civilians enemy combatants so people look away and ignore it
the best kind of flirting: the flirting where apparently neither of you knew you were flirting but APPARENTLY EVERYONE ELSE DID
My buddy’s office ordered a bulk bag of Easter Eggs. It took him a minute of laughing to realize they DIDN’T get the wrong shipment.
oh my god.
Plot twist: a movie with a 20-something character who has never kissed anyone and has never had sex but is presented as a perfectly normal, socially well-adjusted individual
Petition for an Elementary/BBC Sherlock cross over just so BBC!Sherlock can try to act like an asshole to Joan and her slapping hand comes up so fast it rips the fabric of space and time and ends up creating a pocket dimension where she’s backhanding him in an endless loop
Game of Thrones Commentary: Michelle Fairley and Richard Madden on “The Rains of Castamere”.
i can’t even appreciate the beauty of the sunrise after staying up all night because it’s just like. fuck. there it is. there’s the sun. i fucked up. why am i laughing. nothing is funny. the sun is there and it’s harshly reprimanding me for being awake all night. “this is the life you’ve chosen for yourself fucker” it says. i’m not laughing. i’m crying. there’s the fucking sun
"I think I was working a long time before I was able to actually be like, ‘Oh, I’m a professional actress,’ like, to accept that. I don’t know why that was so hard, but it took a long time. I live in an alternate universe sometimes. I see myself so differently than the way the world sees me. I think everybody has a different experience. I’m in my skin so I… I feel really, I have felt, in the past, very vulnerable. And so you always feel like it could go away, so you never want to get too attached to labels. If anything, now I’m not as scared of it going away, y’know? I feel like I’m going to do what I need to do to stay excited about my work."