Also, the word “Muslim” comes from Arabic, meaning “one who submits” or “one who submits entirely to god” which is how Levi is using it here.
As someone who takes an intellectual interest in history, Levi’s comment of “Those who saw the Gorgon, have not returned to tell about it, or have returned mute” is something that just lives in my head.
ideation, mh, +
Sometimes when I still struggle with suicidal ideation, I think about how much I hate the world, and I decide that I refuse to let it defeat me that easily
You’d think this is a joke toot, but it’s not. My vitriolic contempt for everything from American politics to people with well-manicured laws is what keeps me alive. I refuse to be felled by a society that think laws look good
[distant sound of ominous chanting: "We like to party. We like, we like to party."]
A historian, in 1967, trying to politely tell people that the Mesopotamians were raunchy as fuck
History nerd, furry, trans, aggressively enby. Backwoods Washington. Gender conscientious objector. I cry a lot but I swear I'm cool