OK DID ANYONE ELSES SCHOOL SYSTEM DO THAT THING WHERE THE TEACHER GOES *clap clap clapclapclap* AND EVERYBODY DOES IT BC TODAY MY TEACHER DID THAT AND EVERYONE INSTINCTIVELY DID IT AND WE’RE FUCDING SOPHOMORES
Totally have used this in a college meeting to get attention. And while substituting, obviously
dragons are mentioned in almost all cultures all across the world even before they had interaction with each other and you’re telling me they didn’t exist
wow it’s almost like some kind of large lizard-like creatures roamed the earth at some point and left fossilized remnants of their bodies behind that ancient cultures were trying to make sense of
We call ships ‘she.’ We call our war machines ‘women.’ We compare women to black widows and vipers. And you’re going to tell me it’s not ‘lady-like’ to scream, to take up space, to fight and demand respect and do whatever the hell I want. You’ve looked at nuclear bombs and been so in awe that you could only name them after women. Don’t try to down-play my power.
The real problem with people fussing over Pluto all the time is it represents the priorities of the public - preserving traditions rather than accepting facts. The pursuit of science is about building a sustainable catalog of truths, and there is no advantage in altering truths to appease nostalgia.