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Alive, Animals, and Cats: Meg OVeganMegane Vegans who feed their pets meat: u guys have gotta see the bigger picture. We shouldn't support animal exploitation w/ our money That's it. 7/13/16, 10:50 PM aer @thelilmermade @VeganMegane yes um so how would I feed my cat? 7/13/16, 11:02 PM lI VIEW TWEET ACTIVITY Meg @VeganMegane @thelilmermade is your cat male or 7m female? :) check out this website for more info: vegancats.com/ veganfaq.php Meg @VeganMegane @thelilmermade I know you want to best for your companion, and I won't deny that there are risks, but you can minimise those risks! 5m someoneintheshadow456: nautica-the-savant: marbledmartin: thegrumpymathematician: nunyabizni: sarcasmsuitsme: skypig357: iswearimnotnaked: hi hello CATS!!!! CANNOT!!!! BE VEGAN!!!!! i cannot believe i have to fucking say this. dogs are omnivore and IF YOUR VET APPROVES your pooch MAY be able to go on an APPROVED(!!!!!) commercial vegan dog food like the brand “v-dog” which has all the essential vitamins, protein, etc. (the oldest record winning dogs have been vegan) cats are CARNIVORE and cannot fucking live on a vegan diet. a vet would laugh in your face and probably find some way to have your pet taken away from you because you’re obviously not fit to have an animal if you think you can feed a cat a diet based on your own ethics i’m vegan but this is so fucking harmful. it’s about minimizing your harm, not putting your animals on risky diets in an attempt to be perfect. DON’T FUCKING DO THIS TO YOUR PETS Idiot people If you see someone you know doing this, report them for animal cruelty and neglect. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ This posts, and many of the notes on it, are bothering me. Ladies, gentlemen, esteemed colleagues from outside the confines of the gender binary; gather ‘round. Let’s throw some science in this joint. 1. Humans. Humans are not cats. Humans are not dogs. One would think this obvious, but people have a tendency to attempt such interspecies comparisons when discussing diet. Humans are order omnivora; we have essentially evolved in a manner that attempts to give us as much dietary flexibility as possible. We do, however, require a substance called B12 (or cobalamin), which is extremely important for brain and nervous system functions, as well as the synthesis of DNA and the construction of red blood cells. We cannot produce this vitamin ourselves–no animal, plant, or fungus can. The enzymes used in cobalamin production are essentially unique to bacteria and archaea–some species of which hang out in the digestive tracks of other animals. We get cobalamin in a roundabout way from fish, shellfish, meat, eggs, milk, and dairy products. While there is no naturally-occurring, vegan source of the vitamin that has been demonstrated effective in a human study of statistically significant sample size, effective synthetic forms do exist and can be used as a substitute.  Cyanocobalamin is one of the most common and is frequently found in fortified foods and vitamins. In short: Humans are omnivores. Humans have evolved for dietary flexibility, including viable vegetarianism. Humans did not evolve for veganism (be extremely suspicious of people who tell you that we did, as they are lying), but due to modern technologies, veganism is also a viable diet that humans can thrive on, should they so choose. 2. Cats. Cats are order carnivora. Cats require (amongst other things) an amino acid called taurine. We’re not quite sure how, exactly, but we know that it’s extremely important to feline heart wall tissue, retinal tissue, and brain tissue amongst other things. Cats cannot manufacture their own taurine, and must get it from other sources–primarily shellfish, fish and meat. Taurine breaks down when heated, so feeding your cat a home-cooked diet rich in this foods is also not necessarily a good idea (talk to a vet). Secondary (read: SUPPLEMENTARY. NOT A SOLE SOURCE OF TAURINE.) sources of taurine for cats include dairy, eggs, and seaweed- or yeast-based taurine supplements. In nature, cats don’t really need to worry about getting enough taurine, because (as you may have noticed), taurine sources are indeed the things that cats tend to catch and eat. However, a cat that lives in a human household is dependent on humans for food, and sometimes humans are utter fucktrucks. In short: Cats are obligate carnivores. Their primary source of nutrition is meat. They must eat meat, preferably as close to raw as possible. They have digestive tracks designed for digesting meat. There are vegan/vegetarian cat kibbles on the market. Do not buy them. Your cat is neither vegan nor vegetarian, and if you adjust their diet as if they were, you are a terrible person who is harming and possibly killing your pet. You suck. End of discussion. 3. Dogs. Dogs are slightly more nuanced here. They are facultative carnivores–meaning that they optimally should eat meat, but can survive on other things if resources are scare. Dogs also need the amino acid taurine, but can technically manufacture it themselves if the proper building blocks are in their diets. They also need vitamin D–D3 is preferable, but D2 can be used to some degree. Dogs are somewhere between us (the true omnivore) and the cat (the true carnivore). A vegan or vegetarian diet will keep a dog alive, certainly, but is unlikely to allow your pet to thrive as it lacks the recommended nutrients. You should probably be feeding your dog meat. The exception here–some dogs are allergic to conventional dog foods, or find symptoms of certain diseases alleviated by vegetarianism. In this case, a veterinarian (not you, layperson, I mean an actual trained veterinarian) may determine that the benefits of putting your dog on a vegetarian/vegan diet outweigh those of feeding your dog meat. This is relatively rare, but does occasionally happen. And no, actually, the oldest dog is not vegan–Bramble is the only dog on this list that I found had some indication of veganism. The oldest dog on record is an Australian Kelpie named Maggie, who was not vegan. It is more likely that Bramble lived that long despite the veganism, not because of it. In short: If a vet thinks that your dog may be allergic to dog food/require a special diet and recommends you try feeding it a vegetarian/vegan diet, listen to your vet. Otherwise? Dogs are carnivora. They do need vegetables and other sources of nutrients, but their optimal fuel, as it were, is meat. Your dog needs meat to be happy. Fucking feed your dog.  Now, I did manage to find two veterinarians who disagree with every other study I dug up and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Their articles are here and here. They don’t really have sources, and are essentially wholly dependent on anecdotal evidence (“my dog is a vegetarian and hasn’t died!”), but for those of you data cherry-pickers reading this, there you go.  As a rule, dogs and cats need meat. If that makes you uncomfortable, that is your problem, not theirs. If you try to implement a vegan or vegetarian diet for your pets because you implemented one for yourself, you shouldn’t have those pets. That is animal abuse. (By the way, those of you not feeding your cats and non-allergic dogs the food they need to survive and thrive? What the fuck is wrong with you? Do you not love your pets?) TL;DR If you do not want a pet that must be fed meat, you should under no circumstances acquire a cat or a dog. Thank you for your time. Rebloobing for the more detailed info on B12 and obligate carnivore vs true omnivores Always reblog. Dear Vegans, If you’re not willing to at least feed your dogs and cats commercial food, get a rabbit or a parrot.
Alive, Animals, and Cats: Meg
 OVeganMegane
 Vegans who feed their pets meat:
 u guys have gotta see the bigger
 picture. We shouldn't support
 animal exploitation w/ our money
 That's it.
 7/13/16, 10:50 PM

 aer
 @thelilmermade
 @VeganMegane yes um so how
 would I feed my cat?
 7/13/16, 11:02 PM
 lI VIEW TWEET ACTIVITY
 Meg @VeganMegane
 @thelilmermade is your cat male or
 7m
 female? :) check out this website for
 more info: vegancats.com/
 veganfaq.php

 Meg @VeganMegane
 @thelilmermade I know you want to
 best for your companion, and I
 won't deny that there are risks, but
 you can minimise those risks!
 5m
someoneintheshadow456:

nautica-the-savant:

marbledmartin:

thegrumpymathematician:

nunyabizni:

sarcasmsuitsme:

skypig357:

iswearimnotnaked:

hi hello CATS!!!! CANNOT!!!! BE VEGAN!!!!! 

i cannot believe i have to fucking say this. 

dogs are omnivore and IF YOUR VET APPROVES your pooch MAY be able to go on an APPROVED(!!!!!) commercial vegan dog food like the brand “v-dog” which has all the essential vitamins, protein, etc. (the oldest record winning dogs have been vegan) 

cats are CARNIVORE and cannot fucking live on a vegan diet. a vet would laugh in your face and probably find some way to have your pet taken away from you because you’re obviously not fit to have an animal if you think you can feed a cat a diet based on your own ethics 

i’m vegan but this is so fucking harmful. 

it’s about minimizing your harm, not putting your animals on risky diets in an attempt to be perfect. 

DON’T FUCKING DO THIS TO YOUR PETS

Idiot people

If you see someone you know doing this, report them for animal cruelty and neglect.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^


This posts, and many of the notes on it, are bothering me. Ladies, gentlemen, esteemed colleagues from outside the confines of the gender binary; gather ‘round. Let’s throw some science in this joint.
1. Humans. Humans are not cats. Humans are not dogs. One would think this obvious, but people have a tendency to attempt such interspecies comparisons when discussing diet. Humans are order omnivora; we have essentially evolved in a manner that attempts to give us as much dietary flexibility as possible. We do, however, require a substance called B12 (or cobalamin), which is extremely important for brain and nervous system functions, as well as the synthesis of DNA and the construction of red blood cells. We cannot produce this vitamin ourselves–no animal, plant, or fungus can. The enzymes used in cobalamin production are essentially unique to bacteria and archaea–some species of which hang out in the digestive tracks of other animals. We get cobalamin in a roundabout way from fish, shellfish, meat, eggs, milk, and dairy products. While there is no naturally-occurring, vegan source of the vitamin that has been demonstrated effective in a human study of statistically significant sample size, effective synthetic forms do exist and can be used as a substitute.  Cyanocobalamin is one of the most common and is frequently found in fortified foods and vitamins. In short: Humans are omnivores. Humans have evolved for dietary flexibility, including viable vegetarianism. Humans did not evolve for veganism (be extremely suspicious of people who tell you that we did, as they are lying), but due to modern technologies, veganism is also a viable diet that humans can thrive on, should they so choose.
2. Cats. Cats are order carnivora. Cats require (amongst other things) an amino acid called taurine. We’re not quite sure how, exactly, but we know that it’s extremely important to feline heart wall tissue, retinal tissue, and brain tissue amongst other things. Cats cannot manufacture their own taurine, and must get it from other sources–primarily shellfish, fish and meat. Taurine breaks down when heated, so feeding your cat a home-cooked diet rich in this foods is also not necessarily a good idea (talk to a vet). Secondary (read: SUPPLEMENTARY. NOT A SOLE SOURCE OF TAURINE.) sources of taurine for cats include dairy, eggs, and seaweed- or yeast-based taurine supplements. In nature, cats don’t really need to worry about getting enough taurine, because (as you may have noticed), taurine sources are indeed the things that cats tend to catch and eat. However, a cat that lives in a human household is dependent on humans for food, and sometimes humans are utter fucktrucks. In short: Cats are obligate carnivores. Their primary source of nutrition is meat. They must eat meat, preferably as close to raw as possible. They have digestive tracks designed for digesting meat. There are vegan/vegetarian cat kibbles on the market. Do not buy them. Your cat is neither vegan nor vegetarian, and if you adjust their diet as if they were, you are a terrible person who is harming and possibly killing your pet. You suck. End of discussion.
3. Dogs. Dogs are slightly more nuanced here. They are facultative carnivores–meaning that they optimally should eat meat, but can survive on other things if resources are scare. Dogs also need the amino acid taurine, but can technically manufacture it themselves if the proper building blocks are in their diets. They also need vitamin D–D3 is preferable, but D2 can be used to some degree. Dogs are somewhere between us (the true omnivore) and the cat (the true carnivore). A vegan or vegetarian diet will keep a dog alive, certainly, but is unlikely to allow your pet to thrive as it lacks the recommended nutrients. You should probably be feeding your dog meat. The exception here–some dogs are allergic to conventional dog foods, or find symptoms of certain diseases alleviated by vegetarianism. In this case, a veterinarian (not you, layperson, I mean an actual trained veterinarian) may determine that the benefits of putting your dog on a vegetarian/vegan diet outweigh those of feeding your dog meat. This is relatively rare, but does occasionally happen. And no, actually, the oldest dog is not vegan–Bramble is the only dog on this list that I found had some indication of veganism. The oldest dog on record is an Australian Kelpie named Maggie, who was not vegan. It is more likely that Bramble lived that long despite the veganism, not because of it. In short: If a vet thinks that your dog may be allergic to dog food/require a special diet and recommends you try feeding it a vegetarian/vegan diet, listen to your vet. Otherwise? Dogs are carnivora. They do need vegetables and other sources of nutrients, but their optimal fuel, as it were, is meat. Your dog needs meat to be happy. Fucking feed your dog. 
Now, I did manage to find two veterinarians who disagree with every other study I dug up and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Their articles are here and here. They don’t really have sources, and are essentially wholly dependent on anecdotal evidence (“my dog is a vegetarian and hasn’t died!”), but for those of you data cherry-pickers reading this, there you go. 
As a rule, dogs and cats need meat. If that makes you uncomfortable, that is your problem, not theirs. If you try to implement a vegan or vegetarian diet for your pets because you implemented one for yourself, you shouldn’t have those pets. That is animal abuse. (By the way, those of you not feeding your cats and non-allergic dogs the food they need to survive and thrive? What the fuck is wrong with you? Do you not love your pets?)
TL;DR If you do not want a pet that must be fed meat, you should under no circumstances acquire a cat or a dog. Thank you for your time.

Rebloobing for the more detailed info on B12 and obligate carnivore vs true omnivores


Always reblog. 

Dear Vegans,
If you’re not willing to at least feed your dogs and cats commercial food, get a rabbit or a parrot.

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Community, Drunk, and Dude: SOME DUDE WAS HANGING ALL OVER HER, SO WE TOOK OFF ■ ■ and got her to leave with us. She was drunk and we didn't trust him. KE Visit us at www.facebook.com/MakeYourMoveMissoula for tips and events to help keep your friends and community safe from sexual violence. END SEXUAL VIOLENCE A message from Missoula's Intervention in Action Project. This projoct was supported by grant no. 2008 WR-AX-0008 awarded by the Office of Violence Against Women, U.S Department of Justico. The opinions recommendations esprossed n this pablication aro those of the authonist and do not neccssarily represent the views of the granto ICOULD TELL SHE WAS ASKING to stop. So l stepped in and told my buddy that was no way to treat a lady. And he backed off. Visit us at www.facebook.com/Make YourMoveMissoula for tips and events to help keep your friends and community safe from sexual violence. END SEXUAL VIOLENCE A message from Missoula's Intervention in Action Projec This project was supported by grant no. 2008 w R АХО008 awarded by the Office of Volence Against women US Department of Jusace. The opinions, findings con recommendations espressed in this publication are those of the authorls) and do not necessarily represent the views of the grantor HE WAS ACTING ALL SWEET, OFFERING HER A but it just didn't feel right. So my friends and I stepped in and got her out of the bar. MAKE Visit us at www.facebook.com/Make YourMoveMissoula for tips and events to help keep your friends and community safe from sexual violence END SEXUAL VIOLENCE A message from Missoula's Intervention in Action Project This project was supported by grant no. 2008-WR-AX-0008 awarde recommandations opres SHE WAS ON HER OWN, SO I MADE MY MOVE ■ ■ ■ and told the guys hassling her to back off. They were really crossing the line. MAKE YOUR Visit us at www.facebook.com/Make YourMoveMissoula for tips and events to help keep your friends and community safe from sexual violence. END SEXUAL VIOLENCE A message from Missoula's Intervention in Action Project. et was suppo ted by grant no 2008 wRA·0008 warded bytie olice et ve ence Against wor enu s Depa tn eat oDist ca nt ope ins findings arch sions and racana mendah) ns 0prossad įa1hs publication are those of the authors) and d. not necessarily represent the views of the ฮ,antor This P atleastiamme: ethiopienne: Make Your Move is an effort from Missoula’s Intervention in Action Project, a group of community organizations dedicated to ending sexual violence. Its campaign’s goals are to: 1) Engage men and women as allies to prevent sexual violence by increasing awareness and education about the dynamics of sexual violence and 2) Encourage bystanders to foster healthy non-violent relationships and interrupt attitudes, language and actions that support sexual violence. Reblogging this so hard
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 DUDE WAS
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 HER, SO
 WE TOOK
 OFF
 ■ ■ and got her to leave with us.
 She was drunk and we didn't
 trust him.
 KE
 Visit us at www.facebook.com/MakeYourMoveMissoula
 for tips and events to help keep your friends and community
 safe from sexual violence. END SEXUAL VIOLENCE
 A message from Missoula's Intervention in Action Project.
 This projoct was supported by grant no. 2008 WR-AX-0008 awarded by the Office of Violence Against Women, U.S Department of
 Justico. The opinions
 recommendations esprossed n this pablication aro those of the authonist and do not neccssarily represent the views of the granto

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 TELL
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 ASKING
 to stop. So l stepped in and told
 my buddy that was no way to
 treat a lady. And he backed off.
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 for tips and events to help keep your friends and community
 safe from sexual violence.
 END SEXUAL VIOLENCE
 A message from Missoula's Intervention in Action Projec
 This project was supported by grant no. 2008 w R АХО008 awarded by the Office of Volence Against women US Department of Jusace. The opinions, findings con
 recommendations espressed in this publication are those of the authorls) and do not necessarily represent the views of the grantor

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 but it just didn't feel right.
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 Visit us at www.facebook.com/Make YourMoveMissoula
 for tips and events to help keep your friends and community
 safe from sexual violence END SEXUAL VIOLENCE
 A message from Missoula's Intervention in Action Project
 This project was supported by grant no. 2008-WR-AX-0008 awarde
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Make Your Move is an effort from Missoula’s Intervention in Action Project, a group of community organizations dedicated to ending sexual violence. Its campaign’s goals are to: 1) Engage men and women as allies to prevent sexual violence by increasing awareness and education about the dynamics of sexual violence and 2) Encourage bystanders to foster healthy non-violent relationships and interrupt attitudes, language and actions that support sexual violence.

Reblogging this so hard

atleastiamme: ethiopienne: Make Your Move is an effort from Missoula’s Intervention in Action Project, a group of community organizations d...

Alive, Animals, and Children: (Ja)ded @thefathippy 20h maooo000 Judy Harris Yesterday at 5:04 PM. 0+ Why the zoo charge us to look at animals they stole? this ain't even yall shit Sharon @MySharona1987 Replying to @thefathippy To be fair, they are doing a lot to help pandas screw. 4:56 AM- 11 Jul 2018 mysharona1987: little-butch-crouton: severelynerdysheep: somehavegonemissing: spookyboyfelix: princess-nakamoto: mysharona1987: No, seriously: I do think zoos do a *lot* of good. Much of the time. It’s not necessarily a Seaworld situation. Yeah a lot of animals don’t even have habitats anymore anyway. So zoos are just giving them a home. Even if people come to see them nearly everyday, its better then being kicked out of their habitat eventually by man. The funds from zoos are often used to feed the animals anyway (most zoos are non profit they cant use that money for people) if you pay to go to the zoo you are paying to keep those animals alive Zoos also educate people about animals, allowing for people to fall in love with the weird and wonderful. They help promote habitat preservation and putting a stop to poaching. Please don’t dismiss zoos, they’re not the same places as they used to be in the 1800s, or even the mid 1900s. So while Zoos are absolutely miles better than they were historical, there are still many serious issues. In terms of education, while I totally get why most people believe that zoos teach people (children especially) about how to protect animals and their habitats and are great places of education, this is not actually the case. In reality viewing captive animals in zoos only teaches people how animals react to boredom, depression, and stress in captive situations. The most effective methods of education in zoos come via presenting videos, documentaries, interactive modules, graphic displays, and computer simulations. which all show animals in their natural environments and do not require any animals to actually be kept in zoos. In terms of the work Zoos to in regards to species conservation and habitat preservation, zoos really are not effective, especially compared to other conservation and preservation work. While there are zoos that do good conservation work, most of the significant conservation work is not from zoos but other organizations that work with wildlife and natural habitats. Most animals in captivity are not even classified as endangered, with the priority of Zoos being in getting hold of animals popular with visitors, rather than those who face extinction. When it comes to breeding programs (and breeding animals in captivity aren’t the best way to help in conservation)   zoos do spend plenty of money on these programs however half of the animals being bred by Zoos are not classed as endangered in the wild and 25% are not threatened species but ones popular with visitors. It’s also actually massively more expensive to keep animals captive in zoos than to protect equivalent numbers of them in the wild! When it comes to the research, few Zoos actually support meaningful scientific research (with fewer employing scientists with full-time research jobs) and of those that do employ scientists its common for these scientists to study free-living animals rather than those within the zoo. Due to the nature of any research that does take place in zoos, the results of this research also generates little information about how to best conserve species in the wild as studies of captive animals have limited benefits to animals in the wild and animals brought up in captivity are less likely to survive in the wild if reintroduced as they often don’t have the natural behaviors needed for survival in the wild. More effective methods of habitat preservation and species conservations would be a multipronged approach tackling habitat loss and climate change, investing in conservation programs in the wild, education, working with local communities, seriously addressing poaching etc. and also to move away from the Zoo model towards more ethical and effective models of species conservation.  Just a few of the other ethical issues with Zoos include surplus animals, who, when grow older, and are less attractive to patrons, will often be sold or killed. Animals who breed frequently also are sometimes sold to game farms and ranches where hunters pay to kill them and other surplus animals are sometimes sold to roadside zoos,, private individuals, animal dealers, or to laboratories for experimentation purposes. The animals not sold often end up being fed to other zoo animals. In terms of the health of these captive animals, many develop health conditions and mental health problems such as Zoochosis. Of course, a major problem with zoos as well is that the animals who live there are kept in enclosures that don’t allow them to live their lives in a natural way and don’t compare with the natural habitat the animals were meant to be in. Zoo animals have to spend day after day, week after week, year after year in the exact same enclosure. This makes their lives very monotonous. Take elephants, for example, elephants in the wild, are used to traveling many miles a day in herds of about ten related adults and their offspring but in zoos are usually kept in pairs or even isolated in incredibly small enclosures compared to what they are used to in the wild. Elephants kept in zoos often show many signs of being mental distress and the average lifespan of elephants in zoos is around 16-18 years, instead of the 50-70 years they can live in the wild. I’m just going to copy paste your response when people ask me what I’m going to school for. I’m very pro zoo and I want animals in their natural habitat just as much. This is genuinely quite an interesting discussion.
Alive, Animals, and Children: (Ja)ded @thefathippy 20h
 maooo000
 Judy Harris
 Yesterday at 5:04 PM.
 0+
 Why the zoo charge us to
 look at animals they stole?
 this ain't even yall shit
 Sharon
 @MySharona1987
 Replying to @thefathippy
 To be fair, they are doing a lot to help pandas
 screw.
 4:56 AM- 11 Jul 2018
mysharona1987:

little-butch-crouton:
severelynerdysheep:

somehavegonemissing:

spookyboyfelix:

princess-nakamoto:


mysharona1987:


No, seriously: I do think zoos do a *lot* of good. Much of the time.
It’s not necessarily a Seaworld situation.


Yeah a lot of animals don’t even have habitats anymore anyway. So zoos are just giving them a home. Even if people come to see them nearly everyday, its better then being kicked out of their habitat eventually by man.


The funds from zoos are often used to feed the animals anyway (most zoos are non profit they cant use that money for people) if you pay to go to the zoo you are paying to keep those animals alive

Zoos also educate people about animals, allowing for people to fall in love with the weird and wonderful.  They help promote habitat preservation and putting a stop to poaching. Please don’t dismiss zoos, they’re not the same places as they used to be in the 1800s, or even the mid 1900s. 

So while Zoos are absolutely miles better than they were historical, there are still many serious issues. In terms of education, while I totally get why most people believe that zoos teach people (children especially) about how to protect animals and their habitats and are great places of education, this is not actually the case. In reality viewing captive animals in zoos only teaches people how animals react to boredom, depression, and stress in captive situations. The most effective methods of education in zoos come via presenting videos, documentaries, interactive modules, graphic displays, and computer simulations. which all show animals in their natural environments and do not require any animals to actually be kept in zoos.
In terms of the work Zoos to in regards to species conservation and habitat preservation, zoos really are not effective, especially compared to other conservation and preservation work. While there are zoos that do good conservation work, most of the significant conservation work is not from zoos but other organizations that work with wildlife and natural habitats. Most animals in captivity are not even classified as endangered, with the priority of Zoos being in getting hold of animals popular with visitors, rather than those who face extinction. When it comes to breeding programs (and breeding animals in captivity aren’t the best way to help in conservation)   zoos do spend plenty of money on these programs however half of the animals being bred by Zoos are not classed as endangered in the wild and 25% are not threatened species but ones popular with visitors. It’s also actually massively more expensive to keep animals captive in zoos than to protect equivalent numbers of them in the wild! When it comes to the research, few Zoos actually support meaningful scientific research (with fewer employing scientists with full-time research jobs) and of those that do employ scientists its common for these scientists to study free-living animals rather than those within the zoo. Due to the nature of any research that does take place in zoos, the results of this research also generates little information about how to best conserve species in the wild as studies of captive animals have limited benefits to animals in the wild and animals brought up in captivity are less likely to survive in the wild if reintroduced as they often don’t have the natural behaviors needed for survival in the wild. More effective methods of habitat preservation and species conservations would be a multipronged approach tackling habitat loss and climate change, investing in conservation programs in the wild, education, working with local communities, seriously addressing poaching etc. and also to move away from the Zoo model towards more ethical and effective models of species conservation. 
Just a few of the other ethical issues with Zoos include surplus animals, who, when grow older, and are less attractive to patrons, will often be sold or killed. Animals who breed frequently also are sometimes sold to game farms and ranches where hunters pay to kill them and other surplus animals are sometimes sold to roadside zoos,, private individuals, animal dealers, or to laboratories for experimentation purposes. The animals not sold often end up being fed to other zoo animals. In terms of the health of these captive animals, many develop health conditions and mental health problems such as Zoochosis. Of course, a major problem with zoos as well is that the animals who live there are kept in enclosures that don’t allow them to live their lives in a natural way and don’t compare with the natural habitat the animals were meant to be in. Zoo animals have to spend day after day, week after week, year after year in the exact same enclosure. This makes their lives very monotonous. Take elephants, for example, elephants in the wild, are used to traveling many miles a day in herds of about ten related adults and their offspring but in zoos are usually kept in pairs or even isolated in incredibly small enclosures compared to what they are used to in the wild. Elephants kept in zoos often show many signs of being mental distress and the average lifespan of elephants in zoos is around 16-18 years, instead of the 50-70 years they can live in the wild.


I’m just going to copy paste your response when people ask me what I’m going to school for. I’m very pro zoo and I want animals in their natural habitat just as much.

This is genuinely quite an interesting discussion.

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Blessed, Books, and Driving: Forbes 30Defining and driving the world THE 2019 of news and content 30 Under 30 2019: Meet The Millennials Changing The Face Of Media Betches Media Cofounders, Betches Media is botov al Since launching Betches in 2011 as a WordPress blog, CEO Aleen Kuperman, COO Samantha Fishbein and CCO Jordana Abraham have turned the women's lifestyle and entertainment site into a full-fledged multimedia company, expanding into podcasts, live events, newsletters and books. In 2017, Betches' revenue exceeded $5 million, Forbes estimates. So blessed. So moved. So grateful. BUT REALLY. We know it’s not typical for us to get personal in an instagram post but for anyone who’s ever wondered what goes into this account and the company behind it we’ll break our rule this one time. When we started Betches we had literally no idea what we were doing or what we wanted to get out of it. Being a female entrepreneur was not necessarily the “trendy” and exalted path that it is now, and lots of people, especially men told us along the way we couldn’t get to where we are bc we didn’t have this this or that, or do things the traditional way, or have the same vision as they did. Well, it’s true we didn’t have money, or mentors, or any business education between the three of us, and ya, we said fuck a lot. We hope that we can inspire any young woman out there who currently doubts herself and wonders if she’ll ever be able to do it (whatever it is) - the answer is yes, you can. We’re so thankful to our team and all the work you’ve put in to help us get here. Let’s fucking drink. @samifish @aleen @jordanaabraham
Blessed, Books, and Driving: Forbes
 30Defining and driving the world
 THE 2019
 of news and content
 30 Under 30 2019: Meet The
 Millennials Changing The Face
 Of Media
 Betches Media
 Cofounders, Betches Media
 is botov
 al
 Since launching Betches in 2011 as a WordPress blog, CEO Aleen Kuperman, COO Samantha
 Fishbein and CCO Jordana Abraham have turned the women's lifestyle and entertainment site
 into a full-fledged multimedia company, expanding into podcasts, live events, newsletters and
 books. In 2017, Betches' revenue exceeded $5 million, Forbes estimates.
So blessed. So moved. So grateful. BUT REALLY. We know it’s not typical for us to get personal in an instagram post but for anyone who’s ever wondered what goes into this account and the company behind it we’ll break our rule this one time. When we started Betches we had literally no idea what we were doing or what we wanted to get out of it. Being a female entrepreneur was not necessarily the “trendy” and exalted path that it is now, and lots of people, especially men told us along the way we couldn’t get to where we are bc we didn’t have this this or that, or do things the traditional way, or have the same vision as they did. Well, it’s true we didn’t have money, or mentors, or any business education between the three of us, and ya, we said fuck a lot. We hope that we can inspire any young woman out there who currently doubts herself and wonders if she’ll ever be able to do it (whatever it is) - the answer is yes, you can. We’re so thankful to our team and all the work you’ve put in to help us get here. Let’s fucking drink. @samifish @aleen @jordanaabraham

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Bailey Jay, Books, and College: ULINE S-3353 1-800-295-5510 uline.com inunchartedwaters: amplifytheworld: referencesforartists: brenanf999: dontwantyourmoneysir: anndruyan: This is a summary of college only using two pictures; expensive as hell. That’s my Sociology “book”. In fact what it is is a piece of paper with codes written on it to allow me to access an electronic version of a book. I was told by my professor that I could not buy any other paperback version, or use another code, so I was left with no option other than buying a piece of paper for over $200. Best part about all this is my professor wrote the books; there’s something hilariously sadistic about that. So I pretty much doled out $200 for a current edition of an online textbook that is no different than an older, paperback edition of the same book for $5; yeah, I checked. My mistake for listening to my professor. This is why we download.   Alternatives to buying overpriced textbooks Textbooknova  Reddit Bookboon  Textbookrevolution  GaTech Math Textbooks Ebookee  Freebookspot  Free-ebooks Getfreeebooks  BookFinder Oerconsortium  Project Gutenberg Spreading this shit like nutella because goddamn textbooks are so expensive.  not necessarily art related but as someone who couldn’t afford their textbooks this semester this is a godsend REBLOGGING because after a little digging, I found my $200 textbook for free in PDF form. friendly reminder that this exists since I know we’re all going back to college soon
Bailey Jay, Books, and College: ULINE S-3353 1-800-295-5510
 uline.com
inunchartedwaters:

amplifytheworld:

referencesforartists:

brenanf999:

dontwantyourmoneysir:

anndruyan:

This is a summary of college only using two pictures; expensive as hell.
That’s my Sociology “book”. In fact what it is is a piece of paper with codes written on it to allow me to access an electronic version of a book. I was told by my professor that I could not buy any other paperback version, or use another code, so I was left with no option other than buying a piece of paper for over $200. Best part about all this is my professor wrote the books; there’s something hilariously sadistic about that. So I pretty much doled out $200 for a current edition of an online textbook that is no different than an older, paperback edition of the same book for $5; yeah, I checked. My mistake for listening to my professor.
This is why we download. 






 Alternatives to buying overpriced textbooks
Textbooknova 
Reddit
Bookboon 
Textbookrevolution 
GaTech Math Textbooks
Ebookee 
Freebookspot 
Free-ebooks
Getfreeebooks 
BookFinder
Oerconsortium 
Project Gutenberg







Spreading this shit like nutella because goddamn textbooks are so expensive. 


not necessarily art related but as someone who couldn’t afford their textbooks this semester this is a godsend

REBLOGGING because after a little digging, I found my $200 textbook for free in PDF form.

friendly reminder that this exists since I know we’re all going back to college soon

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Asian, Berenstain Bears, and Crazy: BerensTein Bears ith By Mike Berenstein <p><a href="https://whostolemymonkey.tumblr.com/post/175598003821/libertarirynn-niccxlomachiavelli" class="tumblr_blog">whostolemymonkey</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175597513974/niccxlomachiavelli-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://niccxlomachiavelli.tumblr.com/post/175595418638/celticpyro-batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">niccxlomachiavelli</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/175594737524/batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://batter-sempai.tumblr.com/post/175594710313/libertarirynn-hairlesscatnamed-ugly-mr" class="tumblr_blog">batter-sempai</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175594586939/hairlesscatnamed-ugly-mr-berenstein-is-a" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://hairlesscatnamed-ugly.tumblr.com/post/175574810865/mr-berenstein-is-a-veteran" class="tumblr_blog">hairlesscatnamed-ugly</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Mr Berenstein,,, is a veteran??</p></blockquote> <p>OK so Papa Bear is a veteran, first book was published in 1962 during the midst of conflict in Vietnam, and at some point, this cover happened: </p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4694b7d5a81ed7bec15fa8db68c68a3f/tumblr_inline_pbfcepxmS41rw09tq_500.jpg" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"/></figure><p>Conclusion: Papa bear is a racist toward their new Asian panda neighbors because he served in the Vietnam War. Thank you for coming to my Ted talk.</p> </blockquote> <p>I wanted to say “But pandas aren’t from Vietnam” but then I remembered that a lot of racists see all of us Asians as one singular race, so it makes sense.</p> <p>I’m mostly impressed that The Berenstain Bears tackled the issues of racism. </p> </blockquote> <p>Wait Batter…YOU’RE ASIAN?<br/></p></blockquote> <p>okay, idrc about whether or not papa bear is racist, but look at the covers of both. berenstein is spelt differently on both. now i know i’m not crazy (i was reading a berenstein book to a kid and it was spelt berenstain and i did a double take).</p></blockquote> <p>It’s Berenstain. It’s always been Berenstain. Whoever shopped that first picture also changed the name to fuck with people. This is the original cover:</p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="260" data-orig-width="260"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d685ae66401e0661c8b70da1482ffc64/tumblr_inline_pbfhgwY1MG1rw09tq_500.jpg" data-orig-height="260" data-orig-width="260"/></figure></blockquote> <p>That’s not necessarily the “original” cover. When they re-released the series they started including sticker sheets. The actual original copies never had the stickers. You’d have to dig further back to confirm that. </p></blockquote> <p>It’s Berenstain. It has been repeatedly confirmed as Berenstain. It has always been Berenstain.</p>
Asian, Berenstain Bears, and Crazy: BerensTein Bears
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 By Mike Berenstein
<p><a href="https://whostolemymonkey.tumblr.com/post/175598003821/libertarirynn-niccxlomachiavelli" class="tumblr_blog">whostolemymonkey</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175597513974/niccxlomachiavelli-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://niccxlomachiavelli.tumblr.com/post/175595418638/celticpyro-batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">niccxlomachiavelli</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/175594737524/batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://batter-sempai.tumblr.com/post/175594710313/libertarirynn-hairlesscatnamed-ugly-mr" class="tumblr_blog">batter-sempai</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175594586939/hairlesscatnamed-ugly-mr-berenstein-is-a" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://hairlesscatnamed-ugly.tumblr.com/post/175574810865/mr-berenstein-is-a-veteran" class="tumblr_blog">hairlesscatnamed-ugly</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>Mr Berenstein,,, is a veteran??</p></blockquote>

<p>OK so Papa Bear is a veteran, first book was published in 1962 during the midst of conflict in Vietnam, and at some point, this cover happened: </p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4694b7d5a81ed7bec15fa8db68c68a3f/tumblr_inline_pbfcepxmS41rw09tq_500.jpg" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"/></figure><p>Conclusion: Papa bear is a racist toward their new Asian panda neighbors because he served in the Vietnam War. Thank you for coming to my Ted talk.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>I wanted to say “But pandas aren’t from Vietnam” but then I remembered that a lot of racists see all of us Asians as one singular race, so it makes sense.</p>
<p>I’m mostly impressed that The Berenstain Bears tackled the issues of racism. </p>
</blockquote>
<p>Wait Batter…YOU’RE ASIAN?<br/></p></blockquote>

<p>okay, idrc about whether or not papa bear is racist, but look at the covers of both. berenstein is spelt differently on both. now i know i’m not crazy (i was reading a berenstein book to a kid and it was spelt berenstain and i did a double take).</p></blockquote>

<p>It’s Berenstain. It’s always been Berenstain. Whoever shopped that first picture also changed the name to fuck with people. This is the original cover:</p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="260" data-orig-width="260"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d685ae66401e0661c8b70da1482ffc64/tumblr_inline_pbfhgwY1MG1rw09tq_500.jpg" data-orig-height="260" data-orig-width="260"/></figure></blockquote>

<p>That’s not necessarily the “original” cover.  When they re-released the series they started including sticker sheets.  The actual original copies never had the stickers.  You’d have to dig further back to confirm that. </p></blockquote>

<p>It’s Berenstain. It has been repeatedly confirmed as Berenstain. It has always been Berenstain.</p>

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America, Animals, and Ass: LilSasquatch @lilsasquatch66 IGİN [lightning's] White person: *sets stopwatch* [thunders] White person: *stops stopwatch* oh yeah baby, this things close <p><a href="https://yokelfelonking.tumblr.com/post/174484407602/siryouarebeingmocked-yokelfelonking" class="tumblr_blog">yokelfelonking</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/174483810620/yokelfelonking-cheshireinthemiddle" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://yokelfelonking.tumblr.com/post/174483761977/cheshireinthemiddle-siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">yokelfelonking</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://cheshireinthemiddle.tumblr.com/post/174483382587/siryouarebeingmocked-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">cheshireinthemiddle</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/174483132960/libertarirynn-danktoday-me-irl-by" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/174326549604/danktoday-me-irl-by-rasuco-follow-here-4-more" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://dank.today/post/174236460865/me-irl-by-rasuco-follow-here-4-more-memes" class="tumblr_blog">danktoday</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>me🌩irl by <a href="https://dank.today/" alt="Dank and Hilarious Memes">Rasuco</a> </p> <blockquote><a href="https://dank.today/" alt="Dank and Hilarious Memes">FOLLOW HERE 4 MORE MEMES.</a></blockquote> </blockquote> <p>&gt;White people</p> <p>&gt;Basic weather prediction techniques </p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="800" data-orig-width="800"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/9db3f78dade340384a260fc6d711966b/tumblr_inline_p9f9teh7371rw09tq_500.jpg" data-orig-height="800" data-orig-width="800"/></figure></blockquote> <p>I’m black, and I’ve been doing that since I learned about it in 5th grade. </p> </blockquote> <p>It isnt suppose to make sense. It is just meant to make white people look bad. </p> </blockquote> <p><b>AYO WHITE PEOPLE BE INTERESTED IN NATURE AN SHIT, FUCK THAT, AIN’T GONNA CATCH MY BLACK ASS IN THE WOODS LOOKIN AT NO ANIMALS OR CLOUDS OR TREES AN SHIT</b></p> <p>This isn’t the only place I’ve seen “being interested in nature is such a White People thing.”  And it’s one of those things that’s absolutely baffling as to why it’s supposed to be bad, like “lol black people like fried chicken and watermelon and orange soda.”  Who doesn’t?  What’s wrong with having good taste in food?  What’s wrong with being interested in nature?<br/></p> </blockquote> <p>I live in a black majority country, and we have plenty of people who fish for fun. And also to make money off of tourists. Who are not necessarily white.</p> </blockquote> <p>I think “Nature is for Whitey” is an American thing.  Most “black” culture in the US comes from inner cities, to the point where “urban culture” is another word for “black culture.”</p> <p>And I can kind of get it, I suppose: the Great American Vacation used to be driving across America and visiting national parks and camping in the great outdoors. But if you’re poor and live in the inner city and travel by public transit, that’s not as much of an option for you.</p> <p>Of course, this also shows how shallow and flawed the idea of some sort of “universal black experience” is.  The experience of a black person growing up in Brooklyn is going to be different from the experience of a black person growing up in rural South Carolina, which in turn will be different from yours, which will in turn be different from that of a San bushman.<br/></p> </blockquote> <p>Very true. I think that delineation between urban black life and not urban black life is important. My dad’s side the family grew up in the country as a bunch of gun toting, hunting, fishing, farming folk.</p>
America, Animals, and Ass: LilSasquatch
 @lilsasquatch66
 IGİN
 [lightning's]
 White person: *sets stopwatch*
 [thunders]
 White person: *stops stopwatch* oh
 yeah baby, this things close
<p><a href="https://yokelfelonking.tumblr.com/post/174484407602/siryouarebeingmocked-yokelfelonking" class="tumblr_blog">yokelfelonking</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/174483810620/yokelfelonking-cheshireinthemiddle" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://yokelfelonking.tumblr.com/post/174483761977/cheshireinthemiddle-siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">yokelfelonking</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://cheshireinthemiddle.tumblr.com/post/174483382587/siryouarebeingmocked-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">cheshireinthemiddle</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/174483132960/libertarirynn-danktoday-me-irl-by" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/174326549604/danktoday-me-irl-by-rasuco-follow-here-4-more" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://dank.today/post/174236460865/me-irl-by-rasuco-follow-here-4-more-memes" class="tumblr_blog">danktoday</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p>me🌩irl by <a href="https://dank.today/" alt="Dank and Hilarious Memes">Rasuco</a>
</p>
<blockquote><a href="https://dank.today/" alt="Dank and Hilarious Memes">FOLLOW HERE 4 MORE MEMES.</a></blockquote>
</blockquote>

<p>&gt;White people</p>
<p>&gt;Basic weather prediction techniques </p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="800" data-orig-width="800"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/9db3f78dade340384a260fc6d711966b/tumblr_inline_p9f9teh7371rw09tq_500.jpg" data-orig-height="800" data-orig-width="800"/></figure></blockquote>
<p>I’m black, and I’ve been doing that since I learned about it in 5th grade. </p>
</blockquote>

<p>It isnt suppose to make sense. It is just meant to make white people look bad. </p>
</blockquote>
<p><b>AYO WHITE PEOPLE BE INTERESTED IN NATURE AN SHIT, FUCK THAT, AIN’T GONNA CATCH MY BLACK ASS IN THE WOODS LOOKIN AT NO ANIMALS OR CLOUDS OR TREES AN SHIT</b></p>
<p>This isn’t the only place I’ve seen “being interested in nature is such a White People thing.”  And it’s one of those things that’s absolutely baffling as to why it’s supposed to be bad, like “lol black people like fried chicken and watermelon and orange soda.”  Who doesn’t?  What’s wrong with having good taste in food?  What’s wrong with being interested in nature?<br/></p>
</blockquote>
<p>I live in a black majority country, and we have plenty of people who fish for fun. And also to make money off of tourists. Who are not necessarily white.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>I think “Nature is for Whitey” is an American thing.  Most “black” culture in the US comes from inner cities, to the point where “urban culture” is another word for “black culture.”</p>
<p>And I can kind of get it, I suppose: the Great American Vacation used to be driving across America and visiting national parks and camping in the great outdoors. But if you’re poor and live in the inner city and travel by public transit, that’s not as much of an option for you.</p>
<p>Of course, this also shows how shallow and flawed the idea of some sort of “universal black experience” is.  The experience of a black person growing up in Brooklyn is going to be different from the experience of a black person growing up in rural South Carolina, which in turn will be different from yours, which will in turn be different from that of a San bushman.<br/></p>
</blockquote>

<p>Very true. I think that delineation between urban black life and not urban black life is important. My dad’s side the family grew up in the country as a bunch of gun toting, hunting, fishing, farming folk.</p>

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Bill Cosby, Jail, and Life: Follow @CanaanJosephine If you all are going to lock Bill Cosby up at the age of 80, I need y'all to put Carolyn Byant Donham at age 83 in jail for accessory to murder for having Emmett till killed and CONFESSING in 2017 5:25 PM - 26 Apr 2018 14,363 Retweets 19,881 Likes <p><a href="https://darkvioletcloud.tumblr.com/post/173723038558/thespectacularspider-girl" class="tumblr_blog">darkvioletcloud</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://thespectacularspider-girl.tumblr.com/post/173636843909/concentrated-sunshine-thatpettyblackgirl" class="tumblr_blog">thespectacularspider-girl</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://concentrated-sunshine.tumblr.com/post/173636519475/thatpettyblackgirl-exactly-wouldnt-you-have-to" class="tumblr_blog">concentrated-sunshine</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thatpettyblackgirl.tumblr.com/post/173347514546/exactly" class="tumblr_blog">thatpettyblackgirl</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Exactly</p></blockquote> <p>Wouldn’t you have to y'know, have to prove that was her intent to convict her?</p> <p><br/></p> <p>Also , not to defend or excuse but you’re aware that would be a very large can of worms to open, yes?</p> </blockquote> <p>Yes, I’m not necessarily supporting the idea of jailing her but I’m noting the hypocrisy of the situation.</p> <p>She lied about being sexually assaulted by a black man and he was lynched as a result. I’m a firm believer that false accusations of rape should hold jail time, which this would apply to as well.</p> <p>I don’t support the people trying to use this to try and say Cosby should get off because of his age. I’m saying that if Cosby is guilty and is being jailed despite his age, this woman should be put on trial as an accessory to murder.</p> <p>Even if she’s found not guilty, the trial should occur. Because she flat out admitted she lied and that lie ended up getting a man killed. Just like if in the modern day a woman lies about a man raping her and that man got sent to jail for 40 years.</p> </blockquote> <p>He wasn’t even a man. If memory serves, Emmett Till was a <i>boy</i>. A young boy of <i>15 years old</i> and was brutally murdered for allegedly whistling at a woman. He was mutilated to the point of nearly being unrecognized and people fainted at his wake.</p> <p>He was a child. He was a child whose life was cut viciously short by monsters.</p> </blockquote>
Bill Cosby, Jail, and Life: Follow
 @CanaanJosephine
 If you all are going to lock Bill Cosby up
 at the age of 80, I need y'all to put
 Carolyn Byant Donham at age 83 in jail
 for accessory to murder for having
 Emmett till killed and CONFESSING in
 2017
 5:25 PM - 26 Apr 2018
 14,363 Retweets 19,881 Likes
<p><a href="https://darkvioletcloud.tumblr.com/post/173723038558/thespectacularspider-girl" class="tumblr_blog">darkvioletcloud</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://thespectacularspider-girl.tumblr.com/post/173636843909/concentrated-sunshine-thatpettyblackgirl" class="tumblr_blog">thespectacularspider-girl</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://concentrated-sunshine.tumblr.com/post/173636519475/thatpettyblackgirl-exactly-wouldnt-you-have-to" class="tumblr_blog">concentrated-sunshine</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://thatpettyblackgirl.tumblr.com/post/173347514546/exactly" class="tumblr_blog">thatpettyblackgirl</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>Exactly</p></blockquote>

<p>Wouldn’t you have to y'know, have to prove that was her intent to convict her?</p>
<p><br/></p>
<p>Also ,  not to defend or excuse but you’re aware that would be a very large can of worms to open, yes?</p>
</blockquote>
<p>Yes, I’m not necessarily supporting the idea of jailing her but I’m noting the hypocrisy of the situation.</p>
<p>She lied about being sexually assaulted by a black man and he was lynched as a result. I’m a firm believer that false accusations of rape should hold jail time, which this would apply to as well.</p>
<p>I don’t support the people trying to use this to try and say Cosby should get off because of his age. I’m saying that if Cosby is guilty and is being jailed despite his age, this woman should be put on trial as an accessory to murder.</p>
<p>Even if she’s found not guilty, the trial should occur. Because she flat out admitted she lied and that lie ended up getting a man killed. Just like if in the modern day a woman lies about a man raping her and that man got sent to jail for 40 years.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>He wasn’t even a man. If memory serves, Emmett Till was a <i>boy</i>. A young boy of <i>15 years old</i> and was brutally murdered for allegedly whistling at a woman. He was mutilated to the point of nearly being unrecognized and people fainted at his wake.</p>
<p>He was a child. He was a child whose life was cut viciously short by monsters.</p>
</blockquote>

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Alive, Animals, and Cats: Meg OVeganMegane Vegans who feed their pets meat: u guys have gotta see the bigger picture. We shouldn't support animal exploitation w/ our money That's it. 7/13/16, 10:50 PM aer @thelilmermade @VeganMegane yes um so how would I feed my cat? 7/13/16, 11:02 PM lI VIEW TWEET ACTIVITY Meg @VeganMegane @thelilmermade is your cat male or 7m female? :) check out this website for more info: vegancats.com/ veganfaq.php Meg @VeganMegane @thelilmermade I know you want to best for your companion, and I won't deny that there are risks, but you can minimise those risks! 5m nautica-the-savant: marbledmartin: thegrumpymathematician: nunyabizni: sarcasmsuitsme: skypig357: iswearimnotnaked: hi hello CATS!!!! CANNOT!!!! BE VEGAN!!!!! i cannot believe i have to fucking say this. dogs are omnivore and IF YOUR VET APPROVES your pooch MAY be able to go on an APPROVED(!!!!!) commercial vegan dog food like the brand “v-dog” which has all the essential vitamins, protein, etc. (the oldest record winning dogs have been vegan) cats are CARNIVORE and cannot fucking live on a vegan diet. a vet would laugh in your face and probably find some way to have your pet taken away from you because you’re obviously not fit to have an animal if you think you can feed a cat a diet based on your own ethics i’m vegan but this is so fucking harmful. it’s about minimizing your harm, not putting your animals on risky diets in an attempt to be perfect. DON’T FUCKING DO THIS TO YOUR PETS Idiot people If you see someone you know doing this, report them for animal cruelty and neglect. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ This posts, and many of the notes on it, are bothering me. Ladies, gentlemen, esteemed colleagues from outside the confines of the gender binary; gather ‘round. Let’s throw some science in this joint. 1. Humans. Humans are not cats. Humans are not dogs. One would think this obvious, but people have a tendency to attempt such interspecies comparisons when discussing diet. Humans are order omnivora; we have essentially evolved in a manner that attempts to give us as much dietary flexibility as possible. We do, however, require a substance called B12 (or cobalamin), which is extremely important for brain and nervous system functions, as well as the synthesis of DNA and the construction of red blood cells. We cannot produce this vitamin ourselves–no animal, plant, or fungus can. The enzymes used in cobalamin production are essentially unique to bacteria and archaea–some species of which hang out in the digestive tracks of other animals. We get cobalamin in a roundabout way from fish, shellfish, meat, eggs, milk, and dairy products. While there is no naturally-occurring, vegan source of the vitamin that has been demonstrated effective in a human study of statistically significant sample size, effective synthetic forms do exist and can be used as a substitute.  Cyanocobalamin is one of the most common and is frequently found in fortified foods and vitamins. In short: Humans are omnivores. Humans have evolved for dietary flexibility, including viable vegetarianism. Humans did not evolve for veganism (be extremely suspicious of people who tell you that we did, as they are lying), but due to modern technologies, veganism is also a viable diet that humans can thrive on, should they so choose. 2. Cats. Cats are order carnivora. Cats require (amongst other things) an amino acid called taurine. We’re not quite sure how, exactly, but we know that it’s extremely important to feline heart wall tissue, retinal tissue, and brain tissue amongst other things. Cats cannot manufacture their own taurine, and must get it from other sources–primarily shellfish, fish and meat. Taurine breaks down when heated, so feeding your cat a home-cooked diet rich in this foods is also not necessarily a good idea (talk to a vet). Secondary (read: SUPPLEMENTARY. NOT A SOLE SOURCE OF TAURINE.) sources of taurine for cats include dairy, eggs, and seaweed- or yeast-based taurine supplements. In nature, cats don’t really need to worry about getting enough taurine, because (as you may have noticed), taurine sources are indeed the things that cats tend to catch and eat. However, a cat that lives in a human household is dependent on humans for food, and sometimes humans are utter fucktrucks. In short: Cats are obligate carnivores. Their primary source of nutrition is meat. They must eat meat, preferably as close to raw as possible. They have digestive tracks designed for digesting meat. There are vegan/vegetarian cat kibbles on the market. Do not buy them. Your cat is neither vegan nor vegetarian, and if you adjust their diet as if they were, you are a terrible person who is harming and possibly killing your pet. You suck. End of discussion. 3. Dogs. Dogs are slightly more nuanced here. They are facultative carnivores–meaning that they optimally should eat meat, but can survive on other things if resources are scare. Dogs also need the amino acid taurine, but can technically manufacture it themselves if the proper building blocks are in their diets. They also need vitamin D–D3 is preferable, but D2 can be used to some degree. Dogs are somewhere between us (the true omnivore) and the cat (the true carnivore). A vegan or vegetarian diet will keep a dog alive, certainly, but is unlikely to allow your pet to thrive as it lacks the recommended nutrients. You should probably be feeding your dog meat. The exception here–some dogs are allergic to conventional dog foods, or find symptoms of certain diseases alleviated by vegetarianism. In this case, a veterinarian (not you, layperson, I mean an actual trained veterinarian) may determine that the benefits of putting your dog on a vegetarian/vegan diet outweigh those of feeding your dog meat. This is relatively rare, but does occasionally happen. And no, actually, the oldest dog is not vegan–Bramble is the only dog on this list that I found had some indication of veganism. The oldest dog on record is an Australian Kelpie named Maggie, who was not vegan. It is more likely that Bramble lived that long despite the veganism, not because of it. In short: If a vet thinks that your dog may be allergic to dog food/require a special diet and recommends you try feeding it a vegetarian/vegan diet, listen to your vet. Otherwise? Dogs are carnivora. They do need vegetables and other sources of nutrients, but their optimal fuel, as it were, is meat. Your dog needs meat to be happy. Fucking feed your dog.  Now, I did manage to find two veterinarians who disagree with every other study I dug up and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Their articles are here and here. They don’t really have sources, and are essentially wholly dependent on anecdotal evidence (“my dog is a vegetarian and hasn’t died!”), but for those of you data cherry-pickers reading this, there you go.  As a rule, dogs and cats need meat. If that makes you uncomfortable, that is your problem, not theirs. If you try to implement a vegan or vegetarian diet for your pets because you implemented one for yourself, you shouldn’t have those pets. That is animal abuse. (By the way, those of you not feeding your cats and non-allergic dogs the food they need to survive and thrive? What the fuck is wrong with you? Do you not love your pets?) TL;DR If you do not want a pet that must be fed meat, you should under no circumstances acquire a cat or a dog. Thank you for your time. Rebloobing for the more detailed info on B12 and obligate carnivore vs true omnivores Always reblog.
Alive, Animals, and Cats: Meg
 OVeganMegane
 Vegans who feed their pets meat:
 u guys have gotta see the bigger
 picture. We shouldn't support
 animal exploitation w/ our money
 That's it.
 7/13/16, 10:50 PM

 aer
 @thelilmermade
 @VeganMegane yes um so how
 would I feed my cat?
 7/13/16, 11:02 PM
 lI VIEW TWEET ACTIVITY
 Meg @VeganMegane
 @thelilmermade is your cat male or
 7m
 female? :) check out this website for
 more info: vegancats.com/
 veganfaq.php

 Meg @VeganMegane
 @thelilmermade I know you want to
 best for your companion, and I
 won't deny that there are risks, but
 you can minimise those risks!
 5m
nautica-the-savant:
marbledmartin:

thegrumpymathematician:

nunyabizni:

sarcasmsuitsme:

skypig357:

iswearimnotnaked:

hi hello CATS!!!! CANNOT!!!! BE VEGAN!!!!! 

i cannot believe i have to fucking say this. 

dogs are omnivore and IF YOUR VET APPROVES your pooch MAY be able to go on an APPROVED(!!!!!) commercial vegan dog food like the brand “v-dog” which has all the essential vitamins, protein, etc. (the oldest record winning dogs have been vegan) 

cats are CARNIVORE and cannot fucking live on a vegan diet. a vet would laugh in your face and probably find some way to have your pet taken away from you because you’re obviously not fit to have an animal if you think you can feed a cat a diet based on your own ethics 

i’m vegan but this is so fucking harmful. 

it’s about minimizing your harm, not putting your animals on risky diets in an attempt to be perfect. 

DON’T FUCKING DO THIS TO YOUR PETS

Idiot people

If you see someone you know doing this, report them for animal cruelty and neglect.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^


This posts, and many of the notes on it, are bothering me. Ladies, gentlemen, esteemed colleagues from outside the confines of the gender binary; gather ‘round. Let’s throw some science in this joint.
1. Humans. Humans are not cats. Humans are not dogs. One would think this obvious, but people have a tendency to attempt such interspecies comparisons when discussing diet. Humans are order omnivora; we have essentially evolved in a manner that attempts to give us as much dietary flexibility as possible. We do, however, require a substance called B12 (or cobalamin), which is extremely important for brain and nervous system functions, as well as the synthesis of DNA and the construction of red blood cells. We cannot produce this vitamin ourselves–no animal, plant, or fungus can. The enzymes used in cobalamin production are essentially unique to bacteria and archaea–some species of which hang out in the digestive tracks of other animals. We get cobalamin in a roundabout way from fish, shellfish, meat, eggs, milk, and dairy products. While there is no naturally-occurring, vegan source of the vitamin that has been demonstrated effective in a human study of statistically significant sample size, effective synthetic forms do exist and can be used as a substitute.  Cyanocobalamin is one of the most common and is frequently found in fortified foods and vitamins. In short: Humans are omnivores. Humans have evolved for dietary flexibility, including viable vegetarianism. Humans did not evolve for veganism (be extremely suspicious of people who tell you that we did, as they are lying), but due to modern technologies, veganism is also a viable diet that humans can thrive on, should they so choose.
2. Cats. Cats are order carnivora. Cats require (amongst other things) an amino acid called taurine. We’re not quite sure how, exactly, but we know that it’s extremely important to feline heart wall tissue, retinal tissue, and brain tissue amongst other things. Cats cannot manufacture their own taurine, and must get it from other sources–primarily shellfish, fish and meat. Taurine breaks down when heated, so feeding your cat a home-cooked diet rich in this foods is also not necessarily a good idea (talk to a vet). Secondary (read: SUPPLEMENTARY. NOT A SOLE SOURCE OF TAURINE.) sources of taurine for cats include dairy, eggs, and seaweed- or yeast-based taurine supplements. In nature, cats don’t really need to worry about getting enough taurine, because (as you may have noticed), taurine sources are indeed the things that cats tend to catch and eat. However, a cat that lives in a human household is dependent on humans for food, and sometimes humans are utter fucktrucks. In short: Cats are obligate carnivores. Their primary source of nutrition is meat. They must eat meat, preferably as close to raw as possible. They have digestive tracks designed for digesting meat. There are vegan/vegetarian cat kibbles on the market. Do not buy them. Your cat is neither vegan nor vegetarian, and if you adjust their diet as if they were, you are a terrible person who is harming and possibly killing your pet. You suck. End of discussion.
3. Dogs. Dogs are slightly more nuanced here. They are facultative carnivores–meaning that they optimally should eat meat, but can survive on other things if resources are scare. Dogs also need the amino acid taurine, but can technically manufacture it themselves if the proper building blocks are in their diets. They also need vitamin D–D3 is preferable, but D2 can be used to some degree. Dogs are somewhere between us (the true omnivore) and the cat (the true carnivore). A vegan or vegetarian diet will keep a dog alive, certainly, but is unlikely to allow your pet to thrive as it lacks the recommended nutrients. You should probably be feeding your dog meat. The exception here–some dogs are allergic to conventional dog foods, or find symptoms of certain diseases alleviated by vegetarianism. In this case, a veterinarian (not you, layperson, I mean an actual trained veterinarian) may determine that the benefits of putting your dog on a vegetarian/vegan diet outweigh those of feeding your dog meat. This is relatively rare, but does occasionally happen. And no, actually, the oldest dog is not vegan–Bramble is the only dog on this list that I found had some indication of veganism. The oldest dog on record is an Australian Kelpie named Maggie, who was not vegan. It is more likely that Bramble lived that long despite the veganism, not because of it. In short: If a vet thinks that your dog may be allergic to dog food/require a special diet and recommends you try feeding it a vegetarian/vegan diet, listen to your vet. Otherwise? Dogs are carnivora. They do need vegetables and other sources of nutrients, but their optimal fuel, as it were, is meat. Your dog needs meat to be happy. Fucking feed your dog. 
Now, I did manage to find two veterinarians who disagree with every other study I dug up and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Their articles are here and here. They don’t really have sources, and are essentially wholly dependent on anecdotal evidence (“my dog is a vegetarian and hasn’t died!”), but for those of you data cherry-pickers reading this, there you go. 
As a rule, dogs and cats need meat. If that makes you uncomfortable, that is your problem, not theirs. If you try to implement a vegan or vegetarian diet for your pets because you implemented one for yourself, you shouldn’t have those pets. That is animal abuse. (By the way, those of you not feeding your cats and non-allergic dogs the food they need to survive and thrive? What the fuck is wrong with you? Do you not love your pets?)
TL;DR If you do not want a pet that must be fed meat, you should under no circumstances acquire a cat or a dog. Thank you for your time.

Rebloobing for the more detailed info on B12 and obligate carnivore vs true omnivores


Always reblog.

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Chill, Cute, and Gym: RI .d 66% . 9:36 PM Haley The last line in your profile very much suggests you have met up with someone from Tinder appropriate date attire You would be correct in making such an assumption. Sweat suit to be more accurate lol Today 12:58 AM Gonna need to hear this story Short of first date at the gym I'm not seeing anyway that could even possibly be seen as Right? Let's just say we didn't even hang out for an hour haha great on paper, not so much in real life We went to left 45 mins later. He actually ended up being quite the asshole too. Todey 11:37 AM I just don't understand how are the way to go when meeting trying to get in bed with, or at least not entirely disgust. I mean, the year 2017, very clearly yoga pants are the first date Today 12:47 PM I mean I don't expect a suit & tie but.... Come on haha. Needless to say we didn't talk after that lol. Yet again another tinder nightmare Another? Any other good stories? ShouldI get popcorn? Today 2:00 PM Nah nothing that exciting. have yet to meet someone that's worth continuing talking to though. Had a guy ask me to drop him off at home afterwards & as I drove away another girl got out of another car no hope in men out there these days lol Whoa now, some of my best Well that's nice of you to say hahe I heve yet to meet someone that excites me Oh? What would excite you? I'mm guessing a guy in a nice pair of Come onnnn. Is that your fav Not necessarily physically excite me, but intellectually this app is alot based on looks so whoever you match has to physically excite you at least a little bit Hm, so if I give a deep, philo- sophical defense of the ever humble cargo pants as a utilit- arlan rebellion by the proletariat against modern consumerism, and as a statement of individual ity in the fece of mass media de- s of normality, how rapidly are we moving towards or away y is on away at speeds for the record It dewns on me after typing that out my flirting techiques probably need some work Hahaha I had to read that a couple times. Ive been out of the game a long time so Ireally only know how to make jokes instead of being awkward haha so, more the better & no judgment on the cargo pants. The only thing that isn't acceptable is sweats haha in public anyways Oh of course, sweats in public is ethically and morally And good to know, I'll try to keop the jokes rolling and try to about how tinder is supposed to work to a minimum Today S10O PM Haha well at least we're in the same boat. Life's too short to be serious all the time! I mean when needed of course How has your day been? Pretty good! Had a silly conversation with a cute girl about sweatpants. She seems pretty chill, probably try to grab her number in a bit. I'll keep you posted on that. You? Haha talked about cargo pants with this cutie, whichI hadn't heard the word cargo in a while... & I gave him my number cause he seems like a pretty sweet dudebromanguy Sweatpants and cargo shorts
Chill, Cute, and Gym: RI
 .d 66% . 9:36 PM
 Haley
 The last line in your profile very
 much suggests you have met
 up with someone from Tinder
 appropriate date attire
 You would be correct in making
 such an assumption. Sweat suit
 to be more accurate lol
 Today 12:58 AM
 Gonna need to hear this story
 Short of first date at the gym
 I'm not seeing anyway that
 could even possibly be seen as
 Right? Let's just say we didn't
 even hang out for an hour haha
 great on paper, not so much in
 real life
 We went to
 left 45 mins later. He actually
 ended up being quite the
 asshole too.
 Todey 11:37 AM
 I just don't understand how
 are the way to go when meeting
 trying to get in bed with, or at
 least not entirely disgust. I mean,
 the year 2017, very clearly
 yoga pants are the first date
 Today 12:47 PM
 I mean I don't expect a suit
 & tie but.... Come on haha.
 Needless to say we didn't talk
 after that lol. Yet again another
 tinder nightmare
 Another? Any other good
 stories? ShouldI get popcorn?
 Today 2:00 PM
 Nah nothing that exciting.
 have yet to meet someone
 that's worth continuing talking
 to though. Had a guy ask
 me to drop him off at home
 afterwards & as I drove away
 another girl got out of another
 car no hope in men out
 there these days lol
 Whoa now, some of my best
 Well that's nice of you to
 say hahe I heve yet to meet
 someone that excites me
 Oh? What would excite you? I'mm
 guessing a guy in a nice pair of
 Come onnnn. Is that your fav
 Not necessarily physically
 excite me, but intellectually
 this app is alot based on looks
 so whoever you match has to
 physically excite you at least a
 little bit
 Hm, so if I give a deep, philo-
 sophical defense of the ever
 humble cargo pants as a utilit-
 arlan rebellion by the proletariat
 against modern consumerism,
 and as a statement of individual
 ity in the fece of mass media de-
 s of normality, how rapidly
 are we moving towards or away
 y is on away at
 speeds for the record
 It dewns on me after typing
 that out my flirting techiques
 probably need some work
 Hahaha I had to read that a
 couple times. Ive been out of
 the game a long time so Ireally
 only know how to make jokes
 instead of being awkward haha
 so, more the better
 & no judgment on the cargo
 pants. The only thing that isn't
 acceptable is sweats haha in
 public anyways
 Oh of course, sweats in
 public is ethically and morally
 And good to know, I'll try to
 keop the jokes rolling and try to
 about how tinder is supposed to
 work to a minimum
 Today S10O PM
 Haha well at least we're in the
 same boat. Life's too short to
 be serious all the time! I mean
 when needed of course
 How has your day been?
 Pretty good! Had a silly
 conversation with a cute girl
 about sweatpants. She seems
 pretty chill, probably try to grab
 her number in a bit. I'll keep you
 posted on that. You?
 Haha talked about cargo
 pants with this cutie, whichI
 hadn't heard the word cargo
 in a while... & I gave him my
 number cause he seems like a
 pretty sweet dudebromanguy
Sweatpants and cargo shorts

Sweatpants and cargo shorts