"When they came back to me a few weeks later, they said, “Well, in the ancient literature we found a description called ‘Savikalpa Samadhi’. That means that you see things as you see them with your eyes, but you experience them emotionally and viscerally, as with ecstasy, and a sense of total unity and oneness."
Edgar Mitchell discussing the “Overview Effect” (describing his search for a name to accurately describe what it felt like to see the earth from space)
"If you are a white woman and you want to call yourself a feminist, you must acknowledge that your whiteness affords you a privilege that shields you from a lot. You must also acknowledge that you are afforded privileges that some men in this country do not have. Racism and sexism are tightly intertwined. You cannot fight one while ignoring the other."
when u tell someone the same story twice and they’re like “i know u told me” uh im going to tell u again bc my stories are great and u should be grateful im spending so much time on u