lower me gently to the floor, then unhand me
when you say a joke in front of a big group and no one laughs
Many aquariums in the United States have already shut down their dolphin petting pools, citing their inherently abusive and unsafe nature. When you watch this video, you can see the level of chaos around the pool as dozens of yelling children hold out small fish for dolphins to beg for.
And beg they do. Captives are kept intentionally hungry, so that they are forced to interact with park visitors. As you can see, the fish portions are very small, to keep the dolphins constantly coming back for more and enduring the poking and prodding of thousands of hands on their bodies. In my opinion, these should be called ‘dolphin fondling pools’, for that is what they truly are.
Sometimes the dolphins are touched in rough or painful ways by well-meaning tourists. Inevitably, garbage is dropped in the pool, creating a choking hazard for dolphins. And visitors get injured by the dolphins. Clearly, the regulation of this facility is desperately inadequate, putting both dolphins and humans at risk.
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Happy one year anniversary my love 😘 I just wanna say that this past year that I have spent with you has been amazing. You have become a huge part of my life and I am thankful to have you by my side every single day. You are an amazing woman. You are sweet, caring, understanding, extremely loving, beautiful, and pretty much perfect. Everyday is better because of you and I appreciate all that you do for me because it helps me to become a better person. I’ll spend my whole life repaying you back and giving you 110% of my love. You got me super glued to you and no matter what, I’ll be by your side through thick and thin and at the end of the day my hand will be there waiting for yours so we can tackle any obstacle in life together. I love you so very much and for many more years to come ❤️
— John Green, Paper Towns (via psych-facts)
do you ever like have a name totally ruined for you because you knew some asshole with that name and now no matter the person’s own virtues they have to get over this huge hurdle which is their name