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and I’m just going to go ahead and say this: if you have violent thoughts or impulses you are not special, or really extremely disordered, or violent, or on the periphery.

They’re called intrusive thoughts, usually. They are experienced by the entire population. Studies like this one have repeatedly demonstrated that literally everyone has them, and literally everyone has them about violence and inappropriate sexual things.

The difference between disordered intrusive thoughts and “normal” ones is usually that people who don’t have a mental disorder that involves them will just dismiss them, whereas people who have, say, OCD or psychosis or whatever will have them with unusual intensity and frequency. Part of what causes that is that they often will start to obsess over them and think they are true and feel intense guilt, and try to force themselves not to have them. If you’ve ever played the “don’t think about pink elephants” game and found that once you were trying not to think about them, you inevitably did, the effect is sort of like that.

Intrusive thoughts about violence don’t make you violent. In fact, thinking that they make you violent is part of what makes them a mental illness symptom as opposed to a thing everyone has.

I think I may have said this before, but it bears repeating. When I first went in to see a counselor I mentioned that I was having these so badly that it was seriously interfering with my everyday life. I couldn’t so much as go down a stairway—and I don’t live on the first floor—without thinking “Somewhere there is an alternate universe where I’ve just tripped and broken my neck and died.” Or I’d drive over the causeway to work and think “Somewhere there is an alternate universe where I just swerved to the right and drove over for no reason.”

I’m sure the person I spoke to meant to be helpful when she asked me if maybe I was psychic, but no. I am not psychic. I don’t believe in psychics. I believe that there is something physically wrong with my brain that makes me think “If I just stab myself in the eye with this fork, everything will be all right” when I’m under a lot of stress and eating dinner.

Needless to say I haven’t been back to speak to that particular counselor.

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Favourite Movies: Sunshine, (2007)  

"At the end of time, a moment will come when just one man remains.Then the moment will pass. Man will be gone.There will be nothing to show that we were ever here…but stardust."

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I can’t stop laughing at Harry running the fuck awaythe boy who lived ladies and gentlemen.

….You realize, of course, that Hermione Granger lit a teacher on fire when she was eleven, and kept a person alive in a jar for a year when she was fourteen, and studies dark and forbidden magics for kicks, and is one of the brightest and strongest witches of her era. If she came at me, even wandless, I would aparate to Neptune to get away from her.

Hermione Granger also: 

  • punched Draco Malfoy in the nose for being an idiot 
  • purposefully performed a confundus charm on whatshsface WHILE HE WAS FLYING just so Ron would win (omfg that is so fucking dangerous) 
  • literally pulled a fucking Bourne Identity on her parents and managed to set them up in fucking Australia (jesus christ she literally made it so that she NEVER EXISTED wtf that’s so fucking 007)
  • Convinced the Ministry of Magic to give her an incredibly dangerous and volatile device that allowed her to ALTER TIMELINES COMPLETELY (just because she was so smart, literally, that is the reason, her “potential”) 
  • Has enough basic survival skills and badass magic to literally disappear to the middle of nowhere and flourish AND figure out Voldemort’s plot with Harry 
  • Hermione also figures out not only what Voldemort’s plan is, but generally how to beat it, WAY BEFORE VOLDEMORT EVER DOES. Why? because she is just that much smarter and better at magic than everybody else

in conclusion: Voldemort wishes he could be as awesome as Hermione, that’s why he wants to kill her so bad. 

Can we rehave this series with hermione as the protagonist. 

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God I hope this is true.
Oh my god it is.

OMFG

i dropped my monster space condom for my magnum astro dong

WHAT

Hearing about behind the scenes NASA stuff is occasionally the light of my life.

lacigreen:

besturlonhere:

arineat:

tryingtodisappearcompletely:

God I hope this is true.

Oh my god it is.

OMFG

i dropped my monster space condom for my magnum astro dong

WHAT

Hearing about behind the scenes NASA stuff is occasionally the light of my life.

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tvhangover:

How Anna Gunn’s Performance as Skyler White Changed Television.

Gunn’s performance was not that of an action heroine or a television genius, and it was not meant to be. Skyler carries the weight of Walt’s actions. Plenty of people hated her for it, Walt sometimes included. But Gunn’s performance pushed both Walt and the people who wanted to see him as a hero to increasingly contrived and ludicrous justifications for treating Skyler like she was a worse person than Walt.
Gunn’s drawn face in the last two seasons of “Breaking Bad” might not have brought about the end of the anti-hero era in television. But Gunn’s performance marked the end of a time when the creators of such shows could get away with writing anti-heroes’ wives as flat, cartoonish characters, or when audiences could get away with worshiping difficult men without encountering strong opposition.


Of all the Emmy’s Breaking Bad won the other day, I am most happy that Anna Gunn won.

folkinz:

tvhangover:

How Anna Gunn’s Performance as Skyler White Changed Television.

Gunn’s performance was not that of an action heroine or a television genius, and it was not meant to be. Skyler carries the weight of Walt’s actions. Plenty of people hated her for it, Walt sometimes included. But Gunn’s performance pushed both Walt and the people who wanted to see him as a hero to increasingly contrived and ludicrous justifications for treating Skyler like she was a worse person than Walt.

Gunn’s drawn face in the last two seasons of “Breaking Bad” might not have brought about the end of the anti-hero era in television. But Gunn’s performance marked the end of a time when the creators of such shows could get away with writing anti-heroes’ wives as flat, cartoonish characters, or when audiences could get away with worshiping difficult men without encountering strong opposition.

Of all the Emmy’s Breaking Bad won the other day, I am most happy that Anna Gunn won.

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Asked by ANON: Favorite 80s Fantasy Films

The 80s was truly the best decade for cheesy 80s fantasy films. If you haven’t seen all of these, you’re missing out. In order of pictures:

  • Legend (1985) 
  • The Last Unicorn (1982)
  • Ladyhawke (1985)
  • Labyrinth (1986)
  • The Secret of Nimh (1982) 
  • The Neverending Story (1984)
  • Red Sonja (1985)
  • Masters of the Universe (1987)
  • Return to Oz (1985)
  • Highlander (1986)
  • Conan the Barbarian (1982)
  • Krull (1983)
  • Excalibur (1981)
  • Clash of the Titans (1981)
  • Dark Crystal (1982)
  • The Princess Bride (1987)
  • Willow (1988)
  • The Beastmaster (1982)

I’ve seen most of these. 

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I present the most badass gifset on Tumblr.

Legitimately turned on by this

This is the best thing.

Oh my god

I don’t even know this fandom and this is cool.

Reason #999 why the cartoon will always be ONE MILLION PERCENT better than that travesty of a movie. They did so much research and put so much detail in you don’t even notice.

Bonus trivia: Toph got a unique martial arts style to match her distinct version of Earthbending (Southern Praying Mantis style, I think) which the creators found out later was (according to legend) invented by a blind woman. Totally a coincidence, but still so fucking cool.

(If you don’t watch the show, Toph is both blind from birth and the best damn Earthbender in the world. Also, GO WATCH THE SHOW.)

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The biggest arguments in my marriage:

  • Whether Magneto can beat Iron Man in a fight (YES)
  • The mechanics of time travel
  • Whether Felix Gaeta’s rebellion was justified.