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"Poor people stay poor because they do arts degrees."

Sophomore Engineering Student (via shitrichcollegekidssay)

Poor people stay poor because other artists have allowed the industry to degrade to a level that people drastically undervalue art. In graphic arts, an independent artist typically makes below minimum wage. So many people take advantage of starting out and struggling artists, that they offer “exposure” as compensation. Or a hideously low rate. I have had people offer to pay me just $5/page for color work. And they saw nothing wrong with this offer. This is for something that I typically spend 4-6 hours per page on. And there are artists out there so desperate for ANY money, they will accept those offers. And thus perpetuate the idea that this is okay.

No, poor people aren’t poor because they take art degrees. They’re poor because there are entitled assholes who take advantage of them so they can turn a bigger profit.

Art is everywhere. Try to imagine a world without it. Without graphics. Without font design. Without logos. Everything done in the same, bland typefaces, with no images and no sense of color. Artists are more than people who sit and make pretty pictures. They are what gives companies an image, an identity. So why are they treated like the lowest possible rank?

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marielikestodraw:

junelovebat:

ticodex:

funeralformyfat:

gwenlightened:

wonderjunkieblog:

Doctors are giving AIDS to CANCER. AIDS. TO CANCER. Science is effing incredible.

DUDE GUYS EVERYBODY WATCH THIS THIS IS AWESOME

This is amazing!

When that Doctor teared up, I lost it.

That’s just beautiful.

This is INCREDIBLE. I have no words and these doctors are heroes and geniuses. SCIENCE.

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#wat  #science  #cancer  #aids  #hiv  #interesting  #ross kauffman 

noorrissey:

The Hush Sound | Sweet Tangerine [03:03] | Like Vines (2006)

Sweet tangerine, will you please come back to me?
'Cause I don't think that these feelings are gonna leave
Sweet melody, you’ll be singing in your sleep
But this time you’re not listening to a word I say

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— 1 year ago with 426 notes
#the hush sound  #sweet tangerine  #like vines 

beingthelightinthedarkness:

A video that has made me rethink things.

Beautiful. Powerful. Think about it…

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bagelthins:

loversneedlawyers:

A man with OCD recites a poem about his one true love. It’s heartbreaking.

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— 1 year ago with 541404 notes
#neil hilborn  #ocd  #poem  #spoken word  #button poetry  #love 

Lovely Literary Art Prints featuring quotes By Famous Authors by Evan Robertson

(Source: cloudyskiesandcatharsis, via keaska)

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