MiniMeanderings
peashooter85:

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peashooter85:

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lost-in-centuries-long-gone:

Peacock in Ravenna by Lawrence OP on Flickr.
The peacock was an early Christian symbol of immortality and the Resurrection because the ancients believed that the flesh of the peacock did not decay. Moreover, it was thought that the peacock sheds it old feathers every year and grows newer, brighter ones. This phenomenon was thus taken as a symbol of the exchanging of the mortal earthly body for the glorified body and eternal life of the glorified soul in Heaven. This 6th-century mosaic of the peacock is in St Vitale in Ravenna.

lost-in-centuries-long-gone:

Peacock in Ravenna by Lawrence OP on Flickr.

The peacock was an early Christian symbol of immortality and the Resurrection because the ancients believed that the flesh of the peacock did not decay. Moreover, it was thought that the peacock sheds it old feathers every year and grows newer, brighter ones. This phenomenon was thus taken as a symbol of the exchanging of the mortal earthly body for the glorified body and eternal life of the glorified soul in Heaven.

This 6th-century mosaic of the peacock is in St Vitale in Ravenna.

monasticmaestoso:

open the doop, get on the floop. everybody walk the dinosoop

fight4future:

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September 10th is the day we take our fight for net neutrality to the next level.

In this post are a bunch of resources for companies, organizations, people, and cats to use to promote the #InternetSlowdown. If you’ve told us you’re joining the slowdown, great! Now tell the world…

When your intern gets a job that pays more than you, using the letter of recommendation you wrote

This.  Hurts.  (I’m happy for them, really I am.)

workingatanonprofit:

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I have an irony headache.

Hah, yeah.  This.  Also, when the public demands mediocre works by artists they’ve heard of, rather than new art that might require a little more thought.

whenyouworkatamuseum:

When a curator casually announces in a exhibition planning meeting that the lone work by a woman of color is being scratched from the exhibition checklist for lack of name recognition. 

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Why showcase a powerful artwork by an unknown living artist from an underrepresented demographic when you can put up another mediocre landscape by a well-known white guy who’s been dead for 100 years? This is actually a question? PUT ON THE KETTLE, KIDS. WE’RE GONNA BE HERE FOR A BIT.
Haiku

Old men in sweaters
Oblivious to the heat.
How do they do it?

(Truly, how do they? It is 27 degrees out and old men are out in the sun, wearing Cosby sweaters.)

Tweets concerning UCSB shooting, misogyny, and masculinity by Imran Siddiquee, Director of Communications for The Representation Project, the organization behind Miss Represenation and the soon-to-be-released documentary The Mask You Live In