What I look like reading those horribly misguided “I don’t need feminism because…” posts

What I look like reading those horribly misguided “I don’t need feminism because…” posts

Second year of PhD program = put on thirty pounds. I think I mostly have lack of proper sleep schedule, campus convenience store meals, and only taco bell being open at 11pm when I finally realize I need to eat to thank

Second year of PhD program = put on thirty pounds. I think I mostly have lack of proper sleep schedule, campus convenience store meals, and only taco bell being open at 11pm when I finally realize I need to eat to thank

Coming to terms about the true number of books my advisor will ask me to read before letting my reading list be “complete”…

Coming to terms about the true number of books my advisor will ask me to read before letting my reading list be “complete”…

How my advisor responds whenever I e-mail him a potentially unorthodox plan for how to next approach my research

How my advisor responds whenever I e-mail him a potentially unorthodox plan for how to next approach my research

When I think about summer break ending…

When I think about summer break ending…

When someone is trying to mansplain me and keeps saying “anti-sementic” instead of “anti-semitic”

When someone is trying to mansplain me and keeps saying “anti-sementic” instead of “anti-semitic”

lacking-material:

anxiedemia:

When someone tries to tell me that it is “irrelevant” to Heidegger’s philosophy that he was a Nazi

Then let’s just throw away the vast majority of literature/writing/science/philosophy up till around the late 20th century(and that is still being extremely generous) because of your logic.

We wouldn’t want to associate with the countless bigots, racists, and sexists either, right?

Let’s just start all over, because we’re too good for that.

No, I’m talking about the part where in the black notebooks, he talks about how Jews are incapable of Dasein, calling the entirety of his own actual theory into question because of the conditions he places on it. But you can hashtag “fucking idiot” all you like.

lacking-material:

anxiedemia:

When someone tries to tell me that it is “irrelevant” to Heidegger’s philosophy that he was a Nazi

Then let’s just throw away the vast majority of literature/writing/science/philosophy up till around the late 20th century(and that is still being extremely generous) because of your logic.

We wouldn’t want to associate with the countless bigots, racists, and sexists either, right?

Let’s just start all over, because we’re too good for that.

No, I’m talking about the part where in the black notebooks, he talks about how Jews are incapable of Dasein, calling the entirety of his own actual theory into question because of the conditions he places on it. But you can hashtag “fucking idiot” all you like.

(via nothing-of-substance)

Self-talk for when I doubt my ability to EVER become fluent in one of my foreign languages

Self-talk for when I doubt my ability to EVER become fluent in one of my foreign languages

Most people’s reaction to the sentence “I’m getting a PhD in Comparative Literature”

Most people’s reaction to the sentence “I’m getting a PhD in Comparative Literature”

When I start to feel alone in my exasperation at all the social injustice that our greedy, capitalistic, patriarchal, racist, classist, sexist, homophobic, selfish and closed-minded society, both sustains and demands

When I start to feel alone in my exasperation at all the social injustice that our greedy, capitalistic, patriarchal, racist, classist, sexist, homophobic, selfish and closed-minded society, both sustains and demands