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Oct

hauntedpamplemousse:

barrelsofdwarrows:

sign-of-innocence:

see-kevin:

World History in a nutshell. 

This is literally the best fucking metaphor for World History and you cannot tell me otherwise.

Except no, this is totally WRONG.

The Air Nomads are based on Tibetian monks, as well as other cultures with concepts of Buddhism. This is reflected in the practice of shaving their heads, meditation, and vegetarianism. Aang’s clothes are very similar to that of the Shaolin monks. Even the location and architecture of the air temples resembles those found in Tibet.

The Fire Nation is inspired by the government and politics of Imperialist and Maoist China (as well as Imperial Japan). There was a little thing called Free Tibet a few years back which was quite in vogue with you psuedo-social-justice types. Do you remember what that was about? In 1951, China invaded Tibet and claimed sovereignty over them. As with most wars, depending on whose views you share, stories can differ. The Chinese (*cough*fire nation*cough*) claim to have reduced taxes, unemployment and built schools. However they achieved this through extortion, torture, murder, and oppression of the Tibetan culture. Thus, Avatar’s Hundred Year War.

The Water tribes are based on Inuit people. This one is really obvious. They share the same visual coding of colour, use furs in the clothing, live in polar regions in igloos and yurts, and rely on fishing as their primary food source.

The Earth Kingdom is a mixing pot of various Asiatic cultures including China, India, Korea, Thailand and Japan. Each city/town will reflect some of these more strongly than the others. 

If you agree with the labelling in the above gifset, you’ve either completely missed the point of Avatar, or just don’t give a fuck about actual World History or anything outside of what’s popular with tumblr “social justice”. You all harp on about needing more representation in the media but as soon as you’re given something as beautiful as Avatar, with a huge diversity of non-Eurocentric cultures, you completely misconstrue it. What you’ve done is erased the importance of all these individual (and indigenous) cultures, and replaced it with your own (anti-white) political agenda.

(And honestly, who uses umbrella labels like “asians” and “white people”. That’s ignorant and racist as fuck)

I don’t even go here but am reblogging because barrels’s commentary is so good and important. 

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lilleeps:

iosremake:

cuddly-coati:

gently bap your passum

i dfont understand

bap youre pasum

lilleeps:

iosremake:

cuddly-coati:

gently bap your passum

i dfont understand

bap youre pasum

h0odrich:

this looks like a man just got switched into a cats body and he’s having some self realization of the situation and he’s buggin

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that--sp00py--nerd said: *SLAMS THROUGH DOOR* DID SOMEONE SAY OFF!?

that—sp00py—nerd:

pls-hug-the-spooky-waffle:

that—sp00py—nerd:

pls-hug-the-spooky-waffle:

that—sp00py—nerd:

pls-hug-the-spooky-waffle:

((Someone save me I’m being attacked by the Off fandom))

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((nOOoOooOoOOOoOoOOooOOoO i W ANT TO STAY PUR E))

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I DENY IT

((sOMEONE H ELP MEEEEE))

C’MON WE GOT SUGAR AND EVERYTHING FOR YOU

Wtf is the off fandom

GUYS I COMPLETELY FORGOT TO TELL YOU THIS.

I AM MOVING.

FIRST OF JANUARY I’LL BE MOVING INTO A HOUSE WITH MY DAD, MY BONUSMUM, MY LITTLE SISTER (AND MY LITTLE BROTHER).

I AM SO EXCITED even though it is probably the worst day ever to move.

And I’ll get my own room and a tv!!

malformalady:

Pink rose covered in frost
Photo credit: John Blair

malformalady:

Pink rose covered in frost

Photo credit: John Blair

lesushhh:

This will forever be adorable

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publius-esquire:

Break all the twenties, keep all the tens

fasterfood:

"God damn it!" i yell as i stub my toe on a table. suddenly from the sky, i hear god reply "okay". the floor splits open, revealing a pit to hell. god pushes the table down into the pit, and then it seals up. he actually did it. god damned it.

There’s over 9 million users on Tumblr now. Reblog if you’re one of the few who’s never EVER left anon hate in somebody’s ask box.

teenwolfimagines:

churrosforthewin:

furwolf76:

If you can’t reblog this…

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NEVER HAVE NEVER WILL

That’s a fucking low number. That’s fucking sad.

Never in my life I have left hate x

Never have I ever left hate. I don’t hate anything or anyone and would never do anything to make people feel worse.

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humoristics:

A guy once told my lesbian friend that being a lesbian is a huge turn off for guys and that she’ll never find a boyfriend.

Lololol

kateordie:

bevsi:

if-dementors-were-pink:

can we just take a moment to imagine little cute nine-year-old hermione reading matilda

and peering into this book about a smart, bookish girl who could move things with her mind

and then can you imagine her concentrating very hard on the books on the bookshelf and slowly, slowly, getting them to move

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Sometimes I get huffy about tumblr but then I see that 260,000 people got the same kind of chills I did reading this…

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