"They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made…"
If we are gonna perform Inception then we need imagination.
HISTORY MEME : (3/9) Kings/Queens - Mumtaz Mahal
Arjumand Banu (6 April 1593 – 17 June 1631) widely known as Mumtaz Mahal was a Mughal Empress and chief consort of emperor Shah Jahan. So enthralling was her beauty that Shah Jahan (then Prince Khurram) fell in love with her at the first sight. Even during her lifetime, poets would extol her beauty, grace and compassion. She had a very deep and loving marriage with Shah Jahan. Although one of his three wives, she was his favourite. He even bestowed her with the name ‘Mumtaz Mahal’ meaning “Jewel of the Palace”, and the highest honor of the land - the royal seal, Mehr Uzaz. She was his trusted companion, travelling with him all over the Mughal Empire. He was so taken with her, that he showed little interest in exercising his polygamous rights with his other wives. She mothered fourteen children including Aurangzeb, Shah Jahan’s successor.The Taj Mahal in Agra was constructed by her husband as her final resting place. (+)
I feel like so many times, as a woman especially, it´s always like you have to play the good girl or the bad girl and I like the fact that Eve is neither those things. I think that is what really attracted me.
Teachers are often unaware of the gender distribution of talk in their classrooms. They usually consider that they give equal amounts of attention to girls and boys, and it is only when they make a tape recording that they realize that boys are dominating the interactions. Dale Spender, an Australian feminist who has been a strong advocate of female rights in this area, noted that teachers who tried to restore the balance by deliberately ‘favouring’ the girls were astounded to find that despite their efforts they continued to devote more time to the boys in their classrooms. Another study reported that a male science teacher who managed to create an atmosphere in which girls and boys contributed more equally to discussion felt that he was devoting 90 per cent of his attention to the girls. And so did his male pupils. They complained vociferously that the girls were getting too much talking time.
In other public contexts, too, such as seminars and debates, when women and men are deliberately given an equal amount of the highly valued talking time, there is often a perception that they are getting more than their fair share. Dale Spender explains this as follows:
“The talkativeness of women has been gauged in comparison not with men but with silence. Women have not been judged on the grounds of whether they talk more than men, but of whether they talk more than silent women.”
In other words, if women talk at all, this may be perceived as ‘too much’ by men who expect them to provide a silent, decorative background in many social contexts."
a collection of bastille acoustic covers: [ listen ]
‘Flames – they licked the walls,
Tenderly they turned to dust all that I adore.’