My name is Sheriden and I am a 23 year old female mechanical engineering grad student.This is my personal blog where I mostly just reblog a bunch of cool stuff, but sometimes I'll post something of my own. My favorite things are cats, dragons, and books. I like most scifi and fantasy stuff, especially How to Train Your Dragon and Marvel.
I leave Tumblr for half a day and then find Hong Kong all over my dash.
All I have to say is
- I am very suspicious of people saying “stop a second Tiananmen Square Massacre happening” because wow way to conflate the two and ignore the different factors in each. Not to mention people love holding up the Tiananmen Square Protests as a “students’ fight for democracy against communism” and that’s just so overly-simplistic? And then they use this as a reason to “help fight democracy by getting the US gov involved” and it’s like NOOOOOO do you understand what you’re doing, you’re just making things worse STOP STOP ABORT
- On that note, don’t sign the whitehouse petition. Again, no US intervention wanted nope.
- PLEASE don’t compare this to Ferguson. Repeat- don’t compare this to Ferguson. Ferguson has a different situation that is centered around anti-blackness and black genocide in the US, for gods sake don’t compare it to what’s happening in Hong Kong
- What’s happening in Hong Kong is serious, no doubt about that, and yes we should support the protestors there. But NOT in a way that misrepresents the issue and helps foster US imperialism.
Grug almost died, Mr. Peabody almost died, Stoick died… STOP TRYING TO KILL DADS DREAMWORKS
THEY TRIED TO KILL PO’S DAD TOO
and they tried to kill Po too.
DreamWorks may have a tiny obsession with killing their characters…
Hiccup almost was killed. Jack is dead. Damnit DreamWorks CALM DOWN