My Buddhist friend was stopped by a Christian fellowship and asked if she would consider following the word of Jesus Christ. She replied, “No, thanks, but maybe next time around.”
I don’t think they got the joke but I nearly died laughing.
wait what’s the joke
but… Buddhists don’t believe in reincarnation?
Technically they believe in metempsychosis determined by karma. Not so much a single permanent consciousness that moves from organism to organism but an evolving consciousness (they believe all things are impermanent, inconstant, that spirit or soul moving between bodies can be split into fragments per se) that contributes to the creation of a new soul, the fortune of which is determined by collective karma from ‘previous lives’. Same but different.
theres nothin that HOOKS me, nothin that REELS ME INTO A NARRATIVE more than the question “are these two thin sexy white wealthy cisgender heterosexual people gonna be able to get together????” im on the EDGE OF MY SEAT, PLEASE KEEP MAKING THE SAME MOVIE
What are your thoughts on Laverne Cox not making the time 100, despite her getting like the fifth most votes in the polls?
Laverne Cox is the most visible trans person of color in the world and she has helped millions of people to learn about trans people and the discrimination they face. I think Laverne Cox is one of the most important and influential people in the world and should’ve been included in the TIME 100.
humans are fucking weird though okay like we’re just a bunch of squishy organs protected and held up by a bunch of calcium/fibre sticks propelled by meat all of which is wrapped in the biological equivalent of glad wrap and we’ve got small rock-like things and a big slug in our mouths that chew up bits of nature to nourish all our squishy things and I just
It’s 10 years since it came out, it could be 20 years, it could be the day I die and I will still reply to anyone asking me “what am I going to do with you” with the Garfield quote “love me, feed me, never leave me.”
LILY STOP IM FALLING IN LOVE WITH YOU THATS SO PERFECT also creamy sponge cake with pastel flowers covering it, and fairy lights and laterns hanging from surrounding trees
CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP we totally need to get married now just cause it’d be the most perfect wedding ever, we owe it to the world to grace some of its people with the opportunity to attend such an affair