learning languages is so weird like you’re literally just learning how to make a different set of noises at people than the ones you usually make
not every conversation is a debate.
not every conversation is a discussion even.
a lot of conversations, especially those in safe places where people share private, intimate, closely guarded thoughts, are dialogues.
in a debate, you are trying to persuade.
in a discussion, you are trying to compromise.
in a dialogue, you are trying to listen.
it’s a subtle difference, but it’s an important one. please learn it.
if you’re ever having a hard time just remember if you get through today you’ll be one day closer to season 3 of orphan black
"I don’t broadcast every high & I don’t hide every low. I’m trying to live. I’m not trying to convince the world I have life."
Unknown (via intensional)
Oh my god(via mereino)
A calm day on the lake.
"I spend a lot of time alone because I only have a small quota of dignified behavior at my disposal."
Hannah Gadsby (Twitter)
Delphine the Science Queen
(sung to the tune of the “Bill Nye the Science Guy” theme song)