Photo 22 Jul 152 notes kylelatino:


I think I’ll use this as the cover for my eventual journal comic collection.

kylelatino:

I think I’ll use this as the cover for my eventual journal comic collection.

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-Eating

-dancing

-Eating

-dancing

Routine des oiseaux :B

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Photo 22 Jul 330 notes thelandofmaps:

Palestine (1947-2012), plus who recognises its existence.CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

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Palestine (1947-2012), plus who recognises its existence.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

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懲りずに作った…

Photo 21 Jul 35,635 notes chirobe:

Peach-faced Lovebird and Galah

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Peach-faced Lovebird and Galah

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Text 21 Jul 32 notes

Anonymous said: "pro-israeli stakeholders (often with tons of money involved) are in charge of the news that makes it to your ears and eyes." isn't this dangerously close to 'jews control the media'

bapeonion:

i hesitated to put this on my blog. i said “pro-israeli” supporters dictate what makes it to the media. but this anonymous comment actually illustrates my next point excellently.

someone that understood the israeli-palestinian conflict (and wasn’t trying to make a stab at being a cheap, willfully ignorant troll) would understand that israel is a self proclaimed capital-Z Zionist state, founded by the World Zionist Organization, and means to advance Zionist ideology.

Zionism is not Judaism. Here, let someone else educate you:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfTkqfMpxb0

and here is the longer version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFz-glpKBfM

Zionism is effectively Jewish radical nationalism. Centuries of Jewish oppression - the faithful millions exiled and murdered throughout history - are constantly invoked and exploited as justification for Israeli abuses of international law. The injustices suffered by Jewish people for centuries now serve as vindication for injustices perpetrated by the Israeli state, in plain view of the international community. Because Jews have suffered, Israel argues, Israel is obliged to inflict suffering upon others, and it is imperative that Israel should become an aggressive world power “in its own defense.” http://dissidentvoice.org/2008/05/zionist-ideology-and-propaganda-in-israel-america-and-germany/

This is largely unquestioned by international peacekeeping organizations, and has been allowed for longer than many Tumblr users have been alive, thanks to the heavy support of Christian Zionists in America. Because of this, American media outlets have to spin their reporting to appeal to their base. If you don’t tow the line and side with the Holy Land, your ratings will drop because your viewers will think you’re blasphemous and insensitive. 

This anonymous comment actually illustrates this effect perfectly. I’m perceived to be an anti-Semite because the typically world-ignorant American sentiment towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can be summed up by the average thought process used to approach it:

  • Americans look to Bibical prophesy, and the book says Jews should inherit Israel so God can come to Earth, so that’s capital-G Good;
  • Jerusalem is there, and that’s where Jesus lived, so even if you aren’t a Jew, Israel is Good as well; 
  • Palestinians (Muslims) live there, and The Muslim Islamist Terrorists did 9/11 to America, so clearly they’re capital-B Bad. 

When this is all you think you need to understand about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, it’s all very simple to understand: “Bad People doing Bad Things to Good People at the Good Place. The Poor Jews in Israel Where Jesus Lived are getting Jihad-ed by Terrorist Islamist Muslim Terror Rebel Fighters.” Take out a few words and there’s a real news headline in there.

If you don’t agree, clearly you’re an anti-Semetic America-hating Islamist sun worshiper, or something just as heinous. This is the power that Zionist Israel commands over the world: the ability to bend any dispute (valid or not) in their favor by turning it into one of worldwide moral obligation. By presenting their own aggression as self-defense against violent persecution, the world’s leaders are forced to take the “moral high road.” Nobody wants another Holocaust to happen on their watch, so allowing Israel to “defend itself” gets a free pass, without question. 

Don’t get me wrong, Israel is within its rights to defend itself from attacks against its people and its territories, against any aggressor. But when the aggressor is Palestine, a nation crippled by 50+ years of Israeli occupation, severe economic and social restrictions, and literal barriers designed to keep people penned up in destitute warzones - who is the aggressor?

Notice how Palestinian rebels are called “terrorists” in nightly news reporting, and Israeli forces are called by their full military designation: Israeli Defense Forces. The words “terrorists” and “defense forces” are carefully selected by the PR teams on both sides of the conflict, because the implicit connotation of “defense = good” and “terrorist = bad” tells readers and viewers how they ought to interpret this conflict. 

Orthodox Jews do not believe the actions of the Zionist state of Israel represents people of the Jewish faith, so no, “jews don’t control the media.” However I would challenge my anonymous friend, and anyone that would like to defend Israeli aggression, to find me a mainstream media outlet that gives as much credence to the Palestinian side of this conflict as other major outlets happily bend over backwards to give to the Israeli side.

"Control" is relative - there is a relative absence of supporting influence in favor of showing the Palestinian side of this conflict, so much so that some outlets pulled their reporters to avoid disparaging Israel. (http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/07/nbc-reporter-ayman-mohyeldin-back-in-gaza.html) (although Mohyeldin is going back, thank god for real reporting.)

Because of the stigma behind Muslim support in America, and the significant influence of Christian Zionism, there is an empty vacuum where there ought to be fair coverage of the Palestinian side. Not surprisingly, Israel is happy, and generously equipped, to fill in that gap - in its own self-defense, of course.

Photo 21 Jul 119 notes larsbrown:

evonyo:

gais! me and a bunch of other cool peoples will be at booth 1635!
We will have comics, prints, shirts and smiles! please stop by and say hi :)

I’ll be at Comic Con! I’ll be there Friday-Sunday with some super rad peeps.

All good

larsbrown:

evonyo:

gais! me and a bunch of other cool peoples will be at booth 1635!

We will have comics, prints, shirts and smiles! please stop by and say hi :)

I’ll be at Comic Con! I’ll be there Friday-Sunday with some super rad peeps.

All good

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Sebastian Feraut aka Niark1

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