the sky is rising
The most damaged people are the wisest. The saddest people smile the brightest. The loneliest people are the kindest.
And this I believe: that the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected. And this I must fight against: any religion, or government which limits or destroys the individual.
— John Steinbeck’s East of Eden
John Steinbeck’s East of Eden(via paxpacifica)
“Beware of Artists” - Actual poster issued by Senator Joseph McCarthy in 1950s, at height of the red scare.
RELEVANT TO HUMANITY
Relevant to tumblr.
Relevant to existence.
I am afraid this is actually a true thing, whether you want it to be true or not.