The Informed - A New Poem
Once upon a time, People sought to be informed. Information was provided, You see, this was just the norm. But things began to change And a different picture’s painted. As the pools of information One day became tainted. It became something of a chore, Actively seeking the truth. And so many gave up the fight, Figuring there was no use. For it was only getting harder Telling the fact...
Emilie Autumn - Fight Light A Girl (Studio...
The Angry Hippies' Podcast: Episode 66 -... →
In this brand new episode of the podcast, Rob dives into some feedback on the previous show which brings up a discussion of vegan cats, speciesism, imposing human morals and ideas onto other species, cut flowers and wasted resources, water shortages, corporations buying water rights, inappropriate police behavior, undercover adults entrapping teens, targeted teens, and the drug war before moving...
The left is always looking for a way to control you. They’re always trying to...– - Rick Santorum, Feb 9 in Oklahoma (via climateadaptation) There should have to be some sort of Ignorance Exclusion Clause to being able to be considered for any Representative government position. A ‘must be this competent and informed on globally impacting decisions to lead’ kind of...
The Angry Hippies' Podcast: 5th Annual Vegan... →
Rants about being vegan and living compassionately in an exploitative capitalistic society, epitomized by the corporate mandated celebration that is Valentine’s Day. Also, Rob takes the opportunity to discuss what being vegan means to him, and how the day to day living vegan goes. With looks at the privileges that we share which allow for such a lifestyle, Rob takes on being vegan on a budget...
Twitter fight exposes Tumblr editor problem →
face-down-asgard-up: unknowablewoman: Tumblr is hiring professional editors to bring some order to the sprawling blog network. But those prose pros are far outnumbered by a volunteer workforce of “tag editors”—and users’ confusion of the two is leaving bad feelings all around. More than 1,700 Tumblr users have expressed unhappiness with Alexander Ryking, its top politics tag editor, after he...
Many of Earth’s major atmospheric circulation patterns have seen significant...– Meteorologist Jeff Masters: ‘The climate has shifted to a new state capable of delivering rare and unprecedented weather events’ (via solitaryforager)
Iraq, despite the brutality of Saddam Hussein, was a prosperous country with a...– Chris Hedges (via cosmopappas)
Anonymous asked: hello there wonderful angry hippie! i just listened to one of the more recent podcasts about the presidential canidates & thought it was awesome. everytime i listen to one of your podcasts, i get angry at the ass-hattery in the world & at the same time want to hug you bcos of how real you are. your podcasts feel like sitting down with a cool person with a cup of coffee talking about the...
Fungi Discovered In The Amazon Will Eat Your... →
jodiscontent: Polyurethane seemed like it couldn’t interact with the earth’s normal processes of breaking down and recycling material. That’s just because it hadn’t met the right mushroom yet.
Break down (the shadow season) - A New Poem
On the verge… Both lost and found. Emotions surge… Now breaking down. Feel the urge… There’s no control. Shadows merge, And purge the soul! There on the edge Of rhyme and reason, The poet found The shadow season. So cold and dark, And yet alluring. Offering lies That seem enduring. And there he was Touched by these flames Rewriting rules He thought could not...
Emilie Autumn - 4 o’ clock
When the web started, I used to get really grumpy with people because they put...– Neil Gaiman on Copyright, Piracy, and the Commercial Value of the Web (X)
A $250 billion per year loss would be almost $800 for every man, woman, and...– The Freakonomics guys call bullshit on the MPAA’s piracy numbers (via maxistentialist)
The Angry Hippies' Podcast Episode 65 - Current... →
In this brand new episode of the podcast, Rob goes over a little bit of feedback that he received since the last which takes the show through Kansas Speaker’s Bible verse for Obama’s assassination, Christian hate speech getting a pass, Progressive Podcast Australia, climate change, Durban Climate Change Conference, carbon offsets, environmental tipping points, climate deniers and more. Then Rob...
Vote No on Amendment One! →
stfuconservatives: ATTENTION, NORTH CAROLINA READERS! (NORTH CAROLINIANS???) heavyheartedlove submitted: “The Republican party managed to sneak in a real policy-changer for the Primary election (when few registered Democrats will think to vote, since we have our candidate already). “It will make marriage officially between a man and a woman in our state constitution, making all civil unions...