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  • chaoticaindica
    23.10.2021 - 40 minutes ago

    Things to NOT say in response to Hindu Genocide

    What we say sitting at our dinner tables is important. Society and culture are made of us and we can determine what our cultural beliefs are. Regulate your conversations by ensuring your words are not anti-Hindu.

    This is an isolated incident.

    Absolutely not. Mandirs, mandaps and Hindus themselves are being attacked every single year. Saying this is just an attempt to minimise the magnitude of atrocities committed against Hindus in Bangladesh.
    Eminent Bangladeshi economist and researcher Dr Abul Barkat says that there will be no Hindus left in the country three decades from now. This is because an average of 600 Hindus flee Bangladesh every single day. Many have experienced systemic persecution, had their land snatched, have witnessed police/government apathy towards them or have been violently attacked.
    It's time we face the reality and stand up for the Hindus who have unjustly suffered in their own country for decades.

    These attackers are not true Muslims.

    Who is a true Muslim and who is not is irrelevant here. We only felt the need to differentiate ourselves from these attackers because we don't want to take responsibility. But have we ensured our offices, neighborhoods and schools are safe for Hindus? Don't we insult Hindus for practicing their religion? Don't we degrade Hinduism to some stereotypes? Have we ever stood up to them? Don't we brush off their massacre as political and communal? Have we ever included Hindus in our activism?
    There were thousands of attackers this week. Multiple more share the same ideology. Are all these hundreds of thousands of people not Muslims? Why are we okay with them using Islam for violence?

    This is not what Islam says. My religion is not like this.

    Again another way to reject responsibility. We preach Hinduphobic statements to our children, predominantly, "Hindus are cow piss drinkers" "Hindus are dirty" "Red ants are Hindus because they bite" "Hindus don't love Bangladesh, they only love India" "Hindus don't eat meat because they are cowards." If religion does not promote hatred, why are we all spreading it? Why aren't we spreading messages of religious coexistence and peace through Waz Mehfils, prominent religious leaders, Madarsas?
    If we can be so angry about a Koran on an idol's lap (This week we learnt that the allegation of Hindus disrespecting the Qur'an by placing it on a Sri Hanuman Murthi was false. It was a Muslim, possibly linked to far right Islamist / Islamofascist groups who did this to try to justify murder, rape and destruction.), why are we not more angry about thousands of Muslims being violent in the name of Islam?

    Bangladesh is a secular and non-communal country.

    Have enough Mandirs, Mandapam and Hindus not been attacked to break this illusion? The ground reality is far more important than what's written on pen and paper. For the longest time, Hindus have not been safe, there have been systematic discrimination against them that the state has failed to address and we have turned a blind eye to it all.

    There have been conspiracies to hurt Bangladesh's development and spirit of Liberation War.

    Multiple verified news outlets are sharing news on the attacks happening. Thousands of families are victims of mass violence and there are numerous witnesses. This is the lived experience of thousands of Bangladeshis whose biggest festival got tarnished because of hatred and bigotry in Bangladesh. Calling all this a lie or a conspiracy is extremely derisive and discourteous. If the militants are incapacitating something we hold dear, are we taking sufficient steps to ensure that they are being sufficiently punished?

    Hindus are extremely privileged and safe in Bangladesh.

    A handful of Hindus doing relatively better than the rest doesn't mean millions of Hindus are safe.
    2013 onwards:-
    3679 attacks on Hindus.
    559 houses of Hindu community being vandalised and set on fire.
    442 shops of Hindu community being vandalised and set on fire.
    1678 cases of vandalism and arson attacks on temples, idols and places of worship.
    Other than that, multifarious incidents of targeted looting, sexual assaults and evictions.

    Bangladeshi Hindus are better off than Indian Muslims.

    Hindus in Bangladesh (1947)- 29.7%
    Hindus in Bangladesh (1971)- 20%
    Hindus in Bangladesh (2011)- 8.5%
    Muslims in India (1951)- 9.9%
    Muslims in India (2011)- 14.2%
    Why are me making oppression a competition? Millions of Hindus in Bangladesh is made to feel unwelcomes, unsafe and disrespected even though they are the citizens of Bangladesh as much as Muslims are and have all the civil rights that the Muslims have. It should be enough reason for all of us to be outraged about attacks on them. There's no pride but only Hinduphobia and blatant ignominy in these kind of statements.

    We might just be the generation which is known for turning a blind eye to an ETHNOCIDE happening in our own backyards, just because the victim's didn't fit into our colonized worldview. Let the future generations know that some of us did not keep quiet. Let them know that some of us held out our necks and spoke out. We drew, we wrote, we fought and screamed for our voices to be heard. Let them know, that some of us refused to be cuckolded by politically correct imbeciles who couldn't see beyond their own narrow lenses and stubborn biases.

    You don't have to be Hindu to support Bangladeshi Hindus. You just have to be a human.

    #hinduphobia#ethnic cleansing #hindus in bangladesh #savebangladeshihindu#human rights #human rights campaign #humanitarian situation#humanitarian #humanity is doomed #forced conversion #convert to islam #welcome to islam #islamic teachings #islam is not a religion of peace #islam religion #islam is a death cult #humanity was a mistake #minority representation #silence is violence #hate crimes against asians #hate crime#religious conversion#religious freedom#persecution#religious persecution#genocide #human rights activists #selective activism#islamic terrorism#terrorism
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  • naturesloopholed
    23.10.2021 - 44 minutes ago

    How the muse handles emotion       @fightforbetter

    ANGER,       jaw clenching, hands balling into fists, teeth grinding, yelling, going non verbal, stuttering speech, rushed speech, slow concise speech, rambling, quiet, arms crossing, shaking head, tearing up, animated, expressionless, projects, internalizes, vents, withdraws, passive aggressive, direct, physical outbursts, verbal outbursts.
    JOY,       easy smiles, fighting back grins, suppressed laughter, loud laughter, giggles, chuckling, smirks, whole body laughs, covers mouth when laughing/giggling, throws head back when laughing, slaps leg, touches people around them when laughing, looks down when laughing, looks for eye contact when laughing, sparkling eyes, bubbly happiness, quiet subtle happiness, obnoxious happiness, wants to spread joy, quietly savors joy.
    SADNESS,       crying, bottling it up, seeks distractions, wallows, meditates and processes, avoidance, seeks out comfort, withdraws, talks it out, internalizes it, sad smiles, depression naps, uses alcohol, uses drugs, seeks out sources of joy, fidgets with sentimental item, sits in silence, broods, gets moody, wants someone to share the misery, tries to hide negative emotions, nurtures others to make themselves feel better.
    EMBARRASSMENT / SHAME,       blushing, looking away, rubbing at back of head, covering face, laughing nervously, laughs it off, overthinks, lets it go, self deprecating humor, deflects, gets irritated, smiles, withdraws, crossing arms over stomach, crossing arms over chest, hands in pockets, shoulders sinking, shrugs, falling into silence until comfortable again, talking a lot to compensate.
    GUILT,       avoiding eye contact, shoulders sinking low, head hanging down, crying, chest aches, lashes out, internalizes, apologizes, deflects, communicates, withdraws, grand gestures for forgiveness, accepts fault easily, punishes themselves, martyrdom, victim complex, guilt complex, healthy conscience, internalizes even after forgiveness, seeking redemption, moves on easily, denial, lack of guilt/conscience, sorry they got caught more than caused harm, can’t handle knowing they hurt others.
    FEAR / ANXIETY,       trembling, crying, sarcasm/sass to cope, rambles, goes silent, gets angry, fidgeting, clenching jaw, picking at nails, chewing at lip, pulling at clothes, adjusting jewelry/clothing, swallowing thickly, eyes widening, over-reacts, under-reacts, calm, logical, panic, irrational, overthinks, carefully analyzes, talks to themselves, breathing exercises, flight, fight, withdraw, fawn.
    #›› Headcanons. ❝You spent a lifetime stuck in silence afraid to say something wrong.❞
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  • anothermonikan
    23.10.2021 - 1 hour ago

    Why is PlayStation music so eiree?

    #Maybe I'm just too used to the silence of the Switch ahsgdhd #Android.txt
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  • dcfygraviity
    23.10.2021 - 2 hours ago
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  • notchainedtotrauma
    23.10.2021 - 2 hours ago
    #Kara Keeling#Grace Jones #Black feminist theory #hypervisibility as the grotesque #erasure: a tortured silence #quotidian surveillance is business as usual #the afterlife of slavery #misogynoir#transmisogynoir
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  • aethesisim
    23.10.2021 - 2 hours ago

    Fall right into my arms

    Fall much deeper in us

    #aethesisim#ts4 #the sims 4 #ts4 edit#oc: lucas#oc: ayla #s: black velvet #ima probably use this song again because i am IN LOVE WITH IT #back at it again using non-fantasy characters for fantasy-esque edits this is the vibe tho #its kinda rushed but i'll probably do it again another time :D #gonna try new stuff soon #just busy with work #sorry for some radio silence I gotta get a new phone and more energy drinks :D
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  • dcfygraviity
    23.10.2021 - 2 hours ago
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  • babyyshambles
    23.10.2021 - 2 hours ago
    #i hate u i hate u i hate u #just mine my data in silence no need for any of this
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  • thelittlegiinge
    23.10.2021 - 2 hours ago

    I don’t need deep conversation.

    Sit in silence with me and be comfortable.

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  • dcfygraviity
    23.10.2021 - 2 hours ago
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  • futurepresentashes
    23.10.2021 - 2 hours ago

    @hopeslastchxnce​ said: “Time eats away at memories, distorts them. Sometimes we only remember the good…sometimes only the bad.”

    - Witcher 3 - || Accepting

         His eyes remain on the window, watching the reflection of his inhuman eye in the rivulets of water that slid down the window panes. Those mechanical parts within shifted and spun as his attention focused to the rain.

         The book he’d been reading was abandoned to lay open on his chest, instead allowing him to lay with his head in Charles’ lap. After some adjustment, Charles had been able to continue working on reading, but finally had set it aside so they could lay in comfortable quiet for some time.

         He didn’t know what’d prompted him to speak of the memories of his parents- the complex feelings he had about those years spent with ‘Redd’ and ‘Slym’. Much of it was indeed fond, but there was still that seeping resentment at being unable to have a true childhood in some sense. Not towards them, but towards circumstance, or fate, or whatever one wanted to call the forces that directed lives. He loved his parents, all three of the figures that could claim that title, and most days or weeks or months he didn’t even think about it. There was more to focus on, and it was what it was- he was long since past feeling truly robbed. His family was still bonded across time.

         He looked at their interlaced fingers, then, unable to think of an apt reply off the bat. Instead, he remains in silence for some time.

         “Hard to change the nature of memories. Suppose if we could easily no one would choose the bad ones.”

    #hopeslastchxnce #[ turn your darkness into light love ; turn your silence into sound ] ; hopeslastchxnce #don't waste my time ; inbox #i'm from the future ; queue
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  • sundaphotography
    23.10.2021 - 2 hours ago

    Answering the call

    In the silence between,

    I feel it there,

    a force unstated;

    powerful …bare.

    Life is full,

    I do not answer,

    choose instead,

    distracted banter.

    I sense it’s flow,

    and when travelling …by,

    touch the void,

    and feel the why.

    But am called away,

    by livings to make,

    material things,

    in my wake.

    It colours me still,

    thoughts and view,

    Defines how I see,

    what I do.

    Family calls too,

    Love, care,

    I remain displaced,

    from what I know is there.

    It is calling now,

    and I feel it the same;

    but differently this time,

    …I hear my name.

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  • peachazara
    23.10.2021 - 2 hours ago

    Y’all if i get this library job my dream job will be half realized

    #honestly i wanted to be a librarian half my life bc i like silence and romanticizing libraries
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  • shootersfaync
    23.10.2021 - 3 hours ago

    So easy even Joe Bones can do it! #shootersfaync #braggblvd #silencershop #silencer #can #suppressor #soeasyevenicandoit #fay #fayettevillenc #ftbragg #fortbragg (at Bragg Blvd) https://www.instagram.com/p/CVX7IjfLsuq/?utm_medium=tumblr

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  • prophet-9
    23.10.2021 - 3 hours ago

    Silence:Loki by Anstay

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  • lizardmoor
    23.10.2021 - 3 hours ago

    shoutout to my dad for letting me play music by the goats in the car and not complaining

    #(during the end of lizard suit) 'wow it sounds like a full band!' #say you hate it. i dare you. say it sounds bad you haven't even heard free jazz heel turn 2 #the silence was deafening as i played sure do love you baby yesterday. no reaction to the ending #still sad that we're not going to cornwall again this year :( #i wanted to play more goats in the car :( #i was also hoping he'd compliment thr bass or drums or something which would let me rant abt peter or jon #sorry to john and matt i guess i just thought the drums/bass would be more likely for him to comment on
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