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Save the Children

aapollojustiice:

blindbeards0llux:

asexual people are so cool because they can use the term “ace” when referring to themselves??? ace is such a rad word??? stay cool my ace pals

we also make great attorneys. there’s a whole video game series about us. check it out.

ca-tsuka:

Oh yeah, it’s so hard to explain our passion for animators.

(from japanese TV drama Aoi Honoo)

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NightMare - HEY LOOK, I’m not confident with lighting. :I

NightMare - HEY LOOK, I’m not confident with lighting. :I

http://www.twitch.tv/bitteroath

Back at it again. Will probably take a break during the stream and play some Harvest Moon.

http://www.twitch.tv/bitteroath

Finishing these guys up oh my gosh =v=

NightMare - I have a lot of zombie/zombie-like dreams…I don’t even like zombies.

NightMare - I have a lot of zombie/zombie-like dreams…
I don’t even like zombies.

May not have much finished, but I have WIPs!

May not have much finished, but I have WIPs!

thorins-lass:

bitteroath:

thankyoucorndog:

bluehat4u:

pandyyyyyy:

thorins-lass:

I like how books pigeonhole Aphrodite into being a heterosexual slut doing nothing but giggling and batting her eyelashes.

Dude, this bamf is the goddess of love and beauty.

Do you really think she only sees and feels love and beauty in men, exclusively?

And on that note, love and beauty do not necessarily mean sex.

And on another note, she does way more than sit around and look pretty. If she didn’t, she wouldn’t get a place of respect on a throne on Mount Olympus.

For example:

Aphrodite helped her immortal son get together with a mortal girl because she knew how much they loved each other.

Aphrodite helped Mr. Forever Alone by bringing his statue of the perfect woman to life so he could marry her and be happy for once.

Aphrodite was an awesome friend to Hera, and when Hera was like, “hey, Zeus is ignoring me,” Aphrodite went, “girl, I got you,” and gave Hera a magic girdle that stimulated love and desire so Hera could get it once in a while

Aphrodite uses absolutely spankin’ perfume (i.e. cinnamon, lavender, sage, crocus, hibiscus, rose, etc.) and gave some to Paris to entice Helen of Troy, because love.

Aphrodite recognized beauty of the soul and mind as often as she recognized beauty of the face.

Oh, and on the note of badassery:

Aphrodite poisoned a man’s horses so that they ate him when he came to feed them when he was condescending to her for sleeping with Ares.

Aphrodite is legitimately the best because she’s generous and beautiful but she will fuck you up if you disrespect her.

okay but did you really have to slut shame her???? you really didn’t have to call her a slut. also, you can have lots of sex and still be badass

another great point pandyyyyyy made was that Zeus pretty much slept with everything and anything, but no one is slut-shaming him.

you missed that point entirely

"I like how books pigeonhole Aphrodite into being a heterosexual slut doing nothing but giggling and batting her eyelashes.”

OP was saying that people tend to wrongly characterize her like that, then they spend the rest of the post saying exactly the point you’re making???

Totally unrelated to the past couple of comments, but I don’t think OP remembers Greek mythology so well, or misinterpreted some of the tales.
Aphrodite was probably the scariest villian

To the above comment: I feel like there are certainly people who know more about Greek mythology than me. But personally, I’m only basing it off of what I remember from what I was told/what I read, which could very easily be different from what you know or what my neighbor knows. Tales tend to take different forms depending on the storyteller after a while, y’know? ^_^

While tales do tend to change from storyteller to publisher to who ever else decides to tell the story, Aphrodite is a very prominent figure in many Greek tales and there is few in which she can be regarded in positive light. Hell, every wikipedia page (though don’t trust wikipedia as a definitive source) concerning the pantheon and Aphrodite’s involvement tell the story negatively in her favor. Eros and Psyche started off in the first place because Aphrodite wanted Psyche killed AND the story only progressed because she sent her on nearly impossible tasks.
As well, the story concerning Paris and Helen is what lead to the Trojan war, and there is no mistaking how that was chaotic.

I’m just trying to point out it’s not really best to speak so highly of a figure that was absolutely terrible to women for reasons they could not control without understanding the basis of the stories she is involved in.

Well so much for attempting to make it look Roger Dean-ish.

Well so much for attempting to make it look Roger Dean-ish.