TheLiarWolframFeatured By OwnerDec 22, 2012Student Filmographer
Meh. I'm a libertarian, and yes, that's about the dumbest statement I've ever heard. Gun control won't stop gun violence because there's a HUGE black market for it. If someone's really sick in the head, the fact that guns are hard to come by isn't going to stop him. But abortion? Of course outlawing abortion would make it harder to get one, but there are natural remedies to use, and nothing's gonna stop a desperate teen from taking a spill down the stairs. People are fucking stupid.
Solum-IpsumFeatured By OwnerDec 20, 2012Hobbyist General Artist
Left and right are tricky yet significant words. Leave–Left, Righteous–Right. In Latin: "sinistra" means left, "sin" being the English word for wrongdoing. "dextro", accordingly means right, and it's usually the right hand which is more dexterous. The same analogical usage applies to my native language. Notice also that what is fallen has left its origin, is lost, and has been forsaken. (I tried to avoid overly religious connotations to emphasize the purity of this natural symbolism.)
Basically, the supposed main villain, Skull Kid, gets Majora's Mask and becomes entranced by its powers, leaving curses and disharmony as he goes about. He eventually calls down the moon and then heads off to the Lost Woods, where he meets Link and knocks him out, takes his horse Epona and Link's Ocarina from OoT. Link follows him to the land of Termina and realizes he's only got 3 days to save it from the approaching moon and take the mask back from Skull Kid, as well as get his horse and his ocarina. By midnight of the third and final day, Link is able to confront Skull Kid in the hub town's clock tower, and Skull Kid speeds the moon's descent up. If you fail to get your Ocarina of Time back and reset the three days by playing the Song of Time, the moon crashes and destroys the world.
Since about yesterday, it's been a little joke about the moon falling down, and there was even a Tumblr made to countdown MM style. It's pretty funny.
I was real confused for a bit as to what that was supposed to mean, then I figured that's what you were annoyed about, not the actual message. And yes that's ridiculous, but I'm annoyed by messages where they can pretend they actually make sense rather than something obviously stupid. I'm more annoyed by the cliche popular statements repeated by others who are called wise and generally viewed as "deep" yet they don't actually apply said statements to the context properly even if they get the sentence structure right. They're essentially a parrot. I call that false intelligence, it doesn't even matter if they're eloquent in presenting their points if their actual logic fails in itself. It's like crap in a nice package.
Whenever it is right or wrong, I don't care. I'm no particular fan of Disney, but it's their movie and they can do the hell they want with it. Problem is that when people are making shitstorms on facebook they end up sounding like "kitchen-table-racists" and makes all these stupid complaints about "first they ruin our Christmas (by removing 3 seconds of a short movie) and soon they will all force us to wear yashmak. OH and we can't eat chocolate because it's brown... and that racism, right? ". Like... what the fuck people?
Sorry... I think this ended up as a complaint of it's own. I think I'll just keep out of facebook until the 25:th when it's all over
Really. Some of the Swedish people have gone out of control the last couple of days. We're a quite quiet people but when something important happens (like removing a few seconds from a video) some of us tend to... attack anything possible. I have not idea how some of them think, but... it's somewhere between laughable and sad.
Disney cut it since they had a doll which was a dated caricature of a black people á la 1930:s. Whenever anyone has found them offensive or not, I don't know, but Disney didn't want them in anymore.
In Sweden this cartoon, along side about an hour of other Disney cartoons are shown every Christmas. It's one of the dearest traditions here. So when they cut this out people got mad and stated things like "the immigrants are taking over our traditions and soon we have nothing left of what is truly Swedish." Which is funny since it's of course an American cartoon.
Anyway, this didn't get any better since there was ANOTHER "we won't have any traditions left because everything is apparently racism"-debate the week before. A kid couldn't go as a gingerbread man in the "Lucia-train", a tradition to celebrate an Sicilian saint who is known for poking her own eyes out. Anyway. Kid wanted to look like a gingerbread man. Teachers said "but we choose not to involve the song with the gingerbreadmen, so we're not having any gingerbreadmen in this year" which then filtered through different medias as "Kids can't be gingerbreads in school because teachers find it being racialist"... so, another Swedish Christmas tradition ruined by the "butthurt black people" (who... probably didn't care and had no saying in either of the cases).
Bottom line: People in Sweden are scared that their Christmases are being ruined by... all sorts of things apparently (among the things stated above: apparently there was a commercial calling Jul/Christmas for The Winter Feast which was upsetting too for these people)... which makes them come up with quite disturbingly racialist comments on facebook (and other sites), even if they wouldn't reacted so strongly if they did a bit of research and used their minds. No, Christmas is't over just because we can't see the same old film clip that we've seen since 1959!
Obviously nothing is going to be completely stopped when it becomes illegal, but still, those are two entirely different situations. There's no reason to think that you can apply the same logic to each and get the perfect outcome in both scenarios.
lol there is never going to be a perfect scenario, but illegalizing things has done little to stop anyone who is either backed against a corner or passionately motivated....and those are some of the most dangerous types of people