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Sweet jesus is this beautiful. Maybe I should do it only with teal? Or dark blue? We’ll see…

Sweet jesus is this beautiful. Maybe I should do it only with teal? Or dark blue? We’ll see…

(via lovesexbeautypain)

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"They do not teach you this in school. They do not show you the beauty of existing, they do not show you the wonder of the Earth, they do not show you the unity that human beings are. They show you who is better, who is worse. They show you what they need to show you in order for their system to survive. They do not show you love."

— (via witbeyondmeazure)

(via myfavouriteseason)

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Ooh. I like this. 

Ooh. I like this. 

(via insatiablycurious)

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"We don’t lift weights in order to look hot, especially for the likes of men like that. What makes them think that we even WANT them to find us attractive? If you do, thanks very much, we’re flattered. But if you don’t, why do you really need to voice this opinion in the first place, and what makes you think we actually give a toss that you, personally, do not find us attractive? What do you want us to do? Shall we stop weightlifting, amend our diet in order to completely get rid of our ‘manly’ muscles, and become housewives in the sheer hope that one day you will look more favourably upon us and we might actually have a shot with you?! Cause you are clearly the kindest, most attractive type of man to grace the earth with your presence."

Zoe Smith, 18 year old weightlifter currently representing Great Britain at the Olympics, responding to tweets labelling her muscles “unattractive” and “unfeminine”. (via emilyisobsessed)

While I love this entire quote I especially love the last line the most. 

(Source: rawwomen, via justhugharry)

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Different forms

         I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of body image lately. Sometimes I look at myself and think, “Damn, I’m fine” and then other times I’m harsh on my physical appearance. The fact that body image is not a static evaluation of yourself intrigues me. I know that everyone has these thoughts but recently I’ve been tuned in to my own image and how others perceive themselves. I cannot tell if this ever-changing image could be due to hormonal fluctuations, societal cues or a combination of both that ultimately plagues everyone. Then there was an incident that made me evaluate this idea further. 

            Last night I was hanging out with two friends. They had been talking about a photo of a mutual friend that had posed naked. One friend remarked that she thought this friend was beautiful and had beautiful breasts while the other had remarked that “Oh no, her areolas are too big, they aren’t the right color and the actual nipple is far too large.” I found this both a natural thing to think and at the same time a terrible thing to think. How can that be? I’ve yet to come to a conclusion how something can be two things at once. And then I realized there’s this conflict between nature and our imagination. We imagine how the perfect body should be and in turn our critiques reflect that form. However, nature in all its diversity and power has made each of us different. And I think I like that better than the perfect form. This means each body has a different form and therefore a different feel to you and to anyone else who experiences it.

            If we all had the perfect body then there would be no reason to seek sleeping with different people or the seeking of new physical experiences. I like that each body is different, meaning there’s an infinite amount of new sensations to be had as well as an infinite amount of new bodies to see, taste, touch and experience. 

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cornersoftheworld:

Le Meridien, Koh Samui, Thailand(by IDEE_PER_VIAGGIARE)

cornersoftheworld:

Le Meridien, Koh Samui, Thailand
(by IDEE_PER_VIAGGIARE)

(via cornersoftheworld)

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This is a painting (not a photograph) by Albert Bierstadt in 1865. That is all.

This is a painting (not a photograph) by Albert Bierstadt in 1865. That is all.

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The blues.

The blues.

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Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy

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Townhall in Vienna, Austria.

Townhall in Vienna, Austria.

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Girl with Green Shawl, Peshawar, Pakistan-Steve McCurry

Girl with Green Shawl, Peshawar, Pakistan-Steve McCurry

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Ethiopian sunset. 

Ethiopian sunset. 

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Facade

Facade

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Architecture, one of humanity’s greatest contributions to the world. 

Architecture, one of humanity’s greatest contributions to the world.