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Monster" is derived from the Latin noun monstrum, "divine portent," itself formed on the root of the verb monere, "to warn." It came to refer to living things of anomalous shape or structure, or to fabulous creatures like the sphinx who were composed of strikingly incongruous parts, because the ancients considered the appearance of such beings to be a sign of some impending supernatural event. Monsters, like angels, functioned as messengers and heralds of the extraordinary. They served to announce impending revelation, saying, in effect, "Pay attention; something of profound importance is happening.
by My Words to Victor Frankenstein: by Susan Stryker  (via arabellesicardi)
Sep 14 @ 5:30 PM
words  
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animeismywhore:

Pom Poko (1994)

Sep 13 @ 5:40 PM
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no1000:

0322

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soltreis:

there is no land between the sky and the sea
there is only a place where shadow sleeps

Sep 13 @ 5:18 PM
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Sep 10 @ 5:20 PM
a  
+ 48 Notes

deschain:

Hayao Miyazaki (above)
Hayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki (below)

Sep 09 @ 5:45 PM
ghibli  
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fdny:

The FDNY swore in 318 new probationary firefighters on July 29. The class is the most diverse in the Department’s history, with 66 percent identifying as people of color. The new firefighters will now take part in an 18-week training program at the Fire Academy on Randalls Island.

Sep 09 @ 5:30 PM
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Sep 09 @ 5:15 PM
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doodleedoos:

the baby boy.png

(it’s transparent)

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ossricchau:

jack the ripper has been identified after 126 years, and if you don’t think that’s the coolest shit - you’re wrong.

+ 3766 Notes
Sep 07 @ 5:40 PM
words  
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brakken:

conquer yourself

Sep 07 @ 5:20 PM
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oldoils:

Flower Garden in Weissenkirchen
Emil Jacob Schindler - 1879

Sep 04 @ 5:20 PM
pt  
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utsujime:

new mc so pretty they crashed my browser

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mocasia:

Twin Peaks
dir. David Lynch

Aug 28 @ 4:24 AM
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