and all I want to do is sleep. *shakes fist* Rotten!
LEAGUE OF LEGENDS
Who’s your favourite champion? Nautilus, Shyvana, Tryndamere, and Dr. Mundo
Best role? Jungle
What is your favourite competitive League of Legends team? TSM
Who is your favourite streamer? Aphromoo or TheOddOne
What is your favourite skin? Spooky Gangplank :3
If you could be any champion, who would it be and why? Maokai. I love his lore, and to be a magical entity from Summoner’s Rift would be badass.
Dominion, Summoner’s Rift, or Twisted Treeline? Summoner’s
When did you start playing League of Legends? Early 2011
On a scale of “meh to very addicted”, how addicted to League of Legends are you? Shut up and take my money
If you were to play with any top player, who would it be, and why? TheOddOne
What’s your current ELO? Play like a 1500, but stuck in ELO hell.
If you were to date one champion from League of Legends who would it be? Vayne
What are the names of your rune pages? Nautilus, Jungle, AD Carry
What are the names of your mastery pages? Nautilus, Jungle, Mundo, Shyvana, Trynd Lane, WTF Support
What is your current win/loss ratio for normal games in Summoner’s Rift? Servers down…. can’t check
Would you see your self playing this game one year from now? Yes.
How many times have you scored a pentakill? Nautilus Support Penta and Draven Penta. Fuck yeah.
What’s your username in League of Legends? NA: Eindigen
What’s the first champion that comes to your mind when I say the colour: a) Blue - Anivia b) Yellow - Blitz c) Red - Fucking Shaco…
Noxians or Ionians? Noxians
Yordles or Humans? Fuck Yordles
Demacians or the Void? Void
What is your favourite Chinese style skin? Lion Dance Kog’Maw
Do you think you jungle better than Phreak? Don’t know. Would be interesting to test out, though.
Which Riot worker would you like to meet in real life? No opinion either way. One of the hot guys that work there. lol
If you obtained 6300 IP somehow, what would you do with it? RUNE PAGE OMG
Who do you talk to the most on League of Legends? My friends
If you could publish a skin you created what would it be? BIG DADDY NAUTILUS
Which item(s) do you start off with the most? boots/pots
ARAM or ARAB? ARAB
Which skin do you dislike the most? Pentakill Sona… ewww…
Who introduced you to this game? My friends who begged me to play for ages.
Favorite mid lane? Anivia, Ziggs, Ahri
Favorite jungler? Nautilus, Shyvana, Mundo
Favorite top lane? Hue Hue Kaiser, Swain, Yorick
Favorite support? Blitz, Alistar, Janna
Favorite bot lane Carry? Draven, Urgot, Ezreal
A champion you wish to master? Maokai. Well, I just want the motivation to play him, really. haha.
A champion you hate? Fucking Skarner…
These Humble Bundles are getting better every time. They used to be full of just side-listed indie games, but now they’re filled with critically acclaimed indie games? I’ll take it. Thank you, Humble Bundle.
I miss vinyl and the hunt for gems at a music store.
I watched it.
It was stupid.
I wasn’t surprised.
It’s called “weekend”…what was the surprise supposed to be?!
It’s a movie about the “journey,” not the destination.
I don’t get it. Did this person also hate Lost In Translation? What about Garden State? There’s movies out there that don’t really do much than show you a glimpse into a fragment of someone’s life. Nothing amazing has to happen, and nothing needs to be lost or gained.
Personally, when I see a movie like Lost in Translation and Weekend, it’s the type of film that makes me reflect on my own life. I look back at my past relationships, my possible relationships, and everything in between. Weekend gave me hope of finding that random someone you meet on a whim, but it also gave me the harsh reminder that life doesn’t stop; nothing lasts forever, and we have to cherish what we experience.
If you don’t like it, that’s fine, but it’s a movie I loved just like all of my other favorite movies that don’t really go anywhere or do anything in particular.
His parents are conservative Catholics, and somehow they got on the discussion of gay marriage. After he told her, all she said was “Well, he does dress a little differently.”
Anon, I am very disappointed in you. It’s supposed to be “ur blog sux,” or, “your annoying.” Honestly, can’t you even troll properly?
And another point; where’s the effort these days? Why not poke at how ugly I am, my anxiety disorder, how pathetic my life is, or even how bad my writing is? If you’re attempting to get an emotional response out of me, you should at least try to hit me where it hurts, not that it would hurt me anyway.
Now, I’m going to give you another chance. I want you to try sending me anonymous hate again, but this time put a little more oomph into it. Surprise me! Shock me! Make me feel bad about myself like a good, little troll.
So this has been bothering me for a long time.
It seems in the gay community, it has become a custom to completely resent, and even hate those who are religious because a few groups use religious context to deprive gays of equal rights.
Let me say that religion, in of itself, does NOT condemn homosexuality.
Religions were structured to give people a place to turn in their darkest hours, religion is a place of love and community.
In the Christian faith, the bible, in the OLD testimate of Leviticus, it does say the famous lines of “if thine lay with a man…” blahblah.. but mind you, the old testament was writting for old testament jews, and the new testament does not directly refer to homosexuality.
I think because people have a general agreement that homophobia stems from religious intolerance, that it makes it okay to be intolerant of religion itself. Where actually, many religious groups speak of only love and acceptance for all of god’s children.
Do not think just because a small number of radical, old testament throwing wackos calling themselves “devout Christians” are homophobic that means all people of faith are that way. I would like to think that the religious community would rather embrace the gay community.
Hating on people because of their religion is just as bad as someone hating on you for your sexual orientation. Someone has to break the cycle of hate, or neither side will win in the end.
I want to approach this subject as a debate rather than some type of rant, but I digress - I find it a completely justified for the gay community to project its anger at these religious communities (and particularly Christianity when it comes to America). Let me start by addressing the points that were made in the post I’m responding to.
- “Let me say that religion, in of itself, does NOT condemn homosexuality.”
While each religion’s “holy” book might not have much to say about homosexuality aside from a few points, why, then, do some (read as: most) religious people condemn it? The answer is that religions aren’t always fully-based on their holy book of origin. If this wasn’t the case, then there would only be one religion per book (which we obviously know there’s not).
How, then, do we have so many different types of Christianity, Islam, etc.? Religion is distinguished by interpretation and projection of beliefs. Many beliefs these religions cling to don’t exist in their texts, and some textual beliefs are interpreted as literal while others are figurative. This poses a problem of inconsistency which I’ll get into later.
- “Religions were structured to give people a place to turn in their darkest hours, religion is a place of love and community.”
Mm… I don’t know if it’s really as clear cut as that. Religions have been started with the basis of giving reason to the unexplainable and as a way to establish law that would be followed. In times where there was less developed law enforcement and more self-sustaining lifestyle, a great way to get people to act moral was to strike fear of a mystic being into an individual. How do you get people to believe such crazy things? Ritual, and mass conformity. This is all in the past, however.
In this day and age, our government and law enforcement is established on secular grounds and our lifestyle is co-dependent on the work of others. We also have science that can explain almost every mystical event people like to throw out there. Nietzsche said it best, “God is dead. God remains dead. And we killed him.” The gods and religions we so desperately needed and clung to in the past are being washed away by the advance of science.
These days, religion is relegated to exactly what you say, existing as a place to turn to for comfort in dark times. In terms of being a place of love and community, I -again- don’t think it’s as clear cut as that. These religions CAN exist as such a place, but only if you believe and act within the confines of their interpretations and projected beliefs as I outlined earlier. This is exactly the reason so many people pick and choose their churches or spend years searching for the right “fit” for them.
- I think because people have a general agreement that homophobia stems from religious intolerance, that it makes it okay to be intolerant of religion itself. Where actually, many religious groups speak of only love and acceptance for all of god’s children.
Yes, homophobia can stem from a religion’s intolerance and does so more often than not. Homophobia can originate from a few things; religion, ignorance, or preferences. There are a few more origins, but they mostly fit underneath these three umbrella terms:
Religion - culture, community, and supernatural fear
Ignorance - lies, fear of the unknown, and willful ignorance
Preference - projected influence, unrestrained emotion, and utopian delusion.
Back to the point of the paragraph, I disagree with the (assumed) statement that it’s not okay to be intolerant with a religion because some groups within the religion may be homophobic. The question I pose is, “How do we differentiate the good from the bad from tens of thousands of individual religious practices?” Mind you, religious ideals differ from church to church - One side of the street may host a church of homophobes while the church across from it hosts the most tolerant and accepting people you will ever meet. With your statement, we’re not targeting hate towards an individual, but instead a hate for an idea and an institution where homophobia is a hate of people. This, then, is not a contradiction and not misplaced hate.
- Do not think just because a small number of radical, old testament throwing wackos calling themselves “devout Christians” are homophobic that means all people of faith are that way. I would like to think that the religious community would rather embrace the gay community.
Unfortunately, it’s not just the old testament-throwing wackos that are homophobic. Yes, it’s true that not all people of faith are that way, but then we circle back to the question of, “How do we differentiate these groups?” Even more so, how do we distinguish between the homophobic church that is actively participating against the progression of civil rights for all and the church that is homophobic but keeps to themselves about it? And just to clarify, the homophobia we’re referring to is the activist kind - those who are attempting to fight against equality. For the purpose of protecting our rights, lumping the entirety of Christianity together is acceptable. Why, you ask? We are not attempting to remove rights from the Christian population, therefore our generalized anger and hate is negligible.
Also, to point out something, what do you define as a “devout Christian?” What if your definition of a devout Christian differs from mine? Who is right? Why is said person right? The answer is that this statement is arbitrary and should be discarded. When it comes down to it, the old testament-thumping Christians are just as devout as those who don’t. What I find quite humorous and interesting about the statement, though, is that it shows the dichotomy of religion; no one can agree on anything, and everyone always feels they’re right because of their interpretation or projected beliefs.
- Hating on people because of their religion is just as bad as someone hating on you for your sexual orientation. Someone has to break the cycle of hate, or neither side will win in the end.
I disagree. Religion is a choice, and what could be defined as a poor one at that. Religion as a whole encourages group mentality, blind loyalty, a disregard of logic, segregation, as well as other wildly grotesque problems that our society faces. There’s no denying that religion has been and will continue to be a leading cause of much pain and suffering in the world, and the list of these would be too long to state here. Sexual “deviation” and gender “deviation,” however, are not choices.
So, which is justified? To hate someone based on their choice, or to hate someone based on something that is inherent to their being? Well, I’m going to say that hating someone for associating willingly with the cause of not only personal suffering, but worldly suffering is acceptable.
Honestly, if the people who aren’t homophobic and don’t like us hating on them by association really have a problem with it, then find a new term to define your faith. I guarantee you that the overwhelming majority will blatantly refuse to do so because there’s a certain prowess and superiority that comes from associating as Christian, Catholic (another form of Christianity, mind you), or Islamic that these people don’t want to lose. Oh, look, it’s another choice they make.
Well, this pretty much concludes my side of this debate. I hope you don’t take this as a personal attack, as I am only trying to spark debate on a topic that’s relevant to everyone’s lives at the moment.
So I just finished cutting down some tree branches and working on my car and had work today, which was all made better by the fact I was listening to Enema of the State, Take Off Your Pants and Jacket, Dude Ranch, and Blink-182. It felt like a nostalgic trip back into high school.
Apparently today is geek pride day. To celebrate, I shall be playing some League of Legends, catching up on some manga, watching Star Trek: The Next Generation, scrolling through my geek culture-filled Tumblr dash, and perhaps hanging out with my friends who will discuss video games and play Quarriors or Magic: The Gathering… of course, this doesn’t sound all that different from every other day I’ve had.
So is this just an attempt to make people feel like they can promote hobbies they find ‘uncool’ as ‘cool’ for a day? Most likely.
Ain’t that the truth. Have to go to work at 6a.m. and I would rather just stay up than sleep. When I wake up I feel like death… so this makes sense… I swear.
What to do when League of Legends is down?
I’m on a bit of a Mass Effect craze… again. I can’t help it; the game has the best sci-fi story ever made… and I get to have my relationship with Kaidan? Yes, please.
I LOST MY SHIT flakhjdgalf;dhgdfahk;gdfhjadljgadadfgahgf
Some dude walks through an aquarium and starts filming this cuttlefish named Sovereign when all of the sudden it starts to talk about human existentialism? Damn that is one pretentious fish.
23: My favorite number, my lucky number, my influence, my iconoclasm, the best year of my life, the year everything changed, the year of tattoos, the year of road trips, the year of endless concerts, the year of beginnings, the year of betrayal, the year of giving up, the year of everything.
Jimmy Eat World has been my go-to band for all of my internal conflict since 5th grade. I’ve cried countless tears to this song, and I’ve gained so much hope from this song. 23; the number, the song, and the age is my life. 23 defines everything I am.