do you ever just glance at a guys crotch and think “theres a dick there”
if artistic people are forced to take years of math and science then why don’t sciencey people have to take art and music classes
omg this post is bugging me on a level i can’t even really articulate and like yeah i know arts-based programs receive very little funding because the arts tend to be deemed as less important but to boil it down to a simple ‘if we have to do what you do, then you have to do what we do’ statement is absurd when math/science and the creative arts have different scopes
and like a lot of the lessons that have been shoved under the math and science umbrella are actually just general life skills that everyone should have in order to become informed, discerning citizens — like hey maybe if you knew anything about the scientific method and what makes good research you can fact check and evaluate sensationalist claims yourself; if you knew anything about atoms you might perhaps realize, “hey, homeopathy sounds a bit, uh”
and i think most of the people who reblogged that post are actually just sick and tired of the way STEM subjects are taught, which they have every right to be. in early years instructors seem to place a disproportionate amount of emphasis on memorization, on textbook vomitting, on knowing what to put on tests instead of truly understanding
then in layer years kids who intend to go into the STEM fields are encouraged to specialize as early as possible in order to be competitive, which means they end up not getting a good humanities education (this post elaborates a lot more on that)… and because subjects like math and physics and chemistry are often made out to be intimidating on purpose (like, i’ve had teachers attempt to ‘motivate’ us by !striking fear into our hearts!!! and telling us to study hard because this is hard ooh look how specific this is ooh), STEM kids often end up being incredibly dismissive of other areas of study and developing a sense of elitism… which must makes math and science seem even more unyielding and uncompromising and scary to you art folks
and it’s a vicious cycle and the rift between our fields grows even larger and we should be talking about this more because our respective fields end up being incredibly self-contained due to the way classes and course requirements are set up. art is science science is art! or something
it’s not as simple as just adding drawing and music courses for science and engineering majors or w/e who, as things stand, pretty get no electives? like
omg i’m so sorry i didn’t mean for this reply to happen
I just heard a skateboarder say “gnarly, bro” in all seriousness. My life has been made.
Tip for all my student readers: if you’re too lazy to use a bibliography creator like NoodleBib or RefWorks, let Google generate your bibliography entries for you. All you have to do is google the article/book title in Google Scholar, click “cite” at the bottom of the search result, and copy either the MLA, APA, or Chicago cite into your word document.
works every time
is it just me or is talking to your hairdresser the most uncomfortable thing in the world
Walk up to the club like
Does that mean Eric has a Myspace?
who’s gonna have a Twitter then?
The question should really be: Who’s going to have an Instagram?
mark sheppard’s acting is just a+ tonight