Leaderless Revolution for the 21st CenturyA little while ago, I read a book called The Leaderless Revolution: How Ordinary People will Take Power and Change Politics in the 21st Century by Carne Ross, a former member of the British Foreign Office and delegate of the UK mission to the UN who left his job after seeing how so-called "representatives" represent themselves and the interests of their biggest supporters (such as multinational corporations) rather than the people of the society who elected them or who they were appointed to represent. Ross believes that this removal of agency from the people themselves to representatives, and the alienation it causes, is responsible for much of the conflict in the world. Therefore, he supports a leaderless consensus-based directly democratic government, i.e., anarchism. He gives precedents for this type of government in societies from pre-industrial tribes to the anarchist communes of Spain in the 1930s, the latter being the subject of George Orwell's panegyric HoLeaderless Revolution for the 21st Century3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Fan Art Friday: The SimpsonsFan Art Friday: The Simpsons10 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Fan Art Friday: Don’t Have A Cow, Man!
Bart Vs Homer by MrTuke
Happy 25th Anniversary Simpsons Family!
With over 500 episodes under their belt, countless awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, The Simpsons<
In _____ We TrustIn response to a recent petition, the phrase "In God We Trust" will stay on US currency. The reasoning included these points:In _____ We Trust3 years ago in Personal More Like This
"While the President strongly supports every American's right to religious freedom and the separation of church and state, that does not mean there's no role for religion in the public square."
"A sense of proportion should also guide those who police the boundaries between church and state. Not every mention of God in public is a breach to the wall of separation - context matters.
"That's why President Obama supports the use of the words "under God' in our Pledge of Allegiance and "In God we Trust' on our currency and as our national motto. These phrases represent the important role religion plays in American public life, while we continue to recognize and protect the rights of secular Americans. As the President said in his inaugural address, "We
Gandalf art has arrived, let the journey begins!Gandalf art has arrived, let the journey begins!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Label Me Lesbian: A Guide to Types of Lesbians [Bullet; Yellow] [Bullet; Orange] [Bullet; Pink]Label Me Lesbian: A Guide to Types of Lesbians6 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The following is an extensive guide to the different Labels a Lesbian may have. In my experience I have come across many Lesbians who just thought they were a Lesbian. This guide was at first for TheLesbianClub's Chatroom Classes, but I have decided that this could benefit not only the club but many people out there. If you are a Lesbian and questioning what type of Lesbian you are, then this guide is for you!
[Bullet; Pink] [Bullet; Orange] [Bullet; Yellow] [Bullet; Green] [Bullet; Blue] [Bullet; Purple] [Pride] [Bullet; Purple] [Bullet; Blue] [Bullet; Green] [Bullet; Yellow] [Bullet; Orange] [Bullet; Pink]
Lesbian is a term most widely used in the English language to describe sexual and romantic desire between females. The word may be used as a noun, to refer to women who identify th
Site Update: Unread Message Counts, Sta.sh UpdatesIn our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.Site Update: Unread Message Counts, Sta.sh Updates4 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Unread Counts in Message Center Sidebar
The sidebar in the Message Center now displays an unread count next to each type of message to allow you to easily identify and sort your messages.
File and Edit Menus in Sta.sh
A couple weeks ago, we launched the File and Edit menus in Sta.sh to Beta Testers, making it easier to manage your Sta.sh. Today, we're rolling out the feature to everyone. These menus make it easier to organize your files, and adds the ability to
Limited Edition Giveaway : Winners!Thanks everyone for entering, here are the winners, congratulations!Limited Edition Giveaway : Winners!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
and here is the screenshot.
I have noted the winners, please reply within 24 hours or I will choose another person.
Also, I noticed a lot of participating artists entered, I packed a set in each artist's package so you guys all will receive a set
Many of you are probably aware that we did a giveaway on Tumblr and Facebook a while back - don't worry we haven't forgotten about it.
We apologize for the delay; we were busy with preorders.
Tumblr winners have been notified, but there is a problem with Facebook due to privacy settings.
We could only see the list of people who shared the post AND had a "public" profile. And as you all know, many people have their Facebook on private because of security reasons. We didn't know this before the giveaway because we aren't that familiar with Facebook.
To make up for this, we are giving away
International Day of People With DisabilitiesDecember 3rd, for twenty-one years, has been International Day of People With Disabilities and every year strives to promote the understanding of a person with a disability. The day raises awareness to their rights, well-being, and even dignity. While this day may not be well known, the message of this very important day should not be forgotten or overlooked.International Day of People With Disabilities2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
There is no difference between a person with a disability and a person without, they deserve equal treatment and equal consideration in all aspects of life.
"Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it." -Frances Wright
There are many groups here on deviantART who support and promote art made by people with disabilities:
And for the day I would like to feature some amazing deviants with disabilities (feel free to click links for more information on the disability):
TOM is BACK!HOLY CRAP! I don't believe it Toonami is back!!! (I think)TOM is BACK!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
So I came home on Saturday night and turn on the TV, being 10:00pm Adult swim is on. And who is there to greet me on the tube...it was none other then TOM 3.0 from Toonami!
I about died from excitement. I think what happened was Adult Swim and Toonami hooked up for Saturday night premieres of classic Anime night.
They had all my favorite younger years Anime lined up. Dragon Ball Z, Trigun, Outlaw Star, Tenchi Muyo, and even the black and white Astro Boy!
I think Toonami is finally back! Reason why is because Tom 3.0 was talking about Mass Effect 3 and had all sorts of new updates to this timeline. I mean Tom 3.0 even cursed! He said things like "Badass" and "Bitches", something the old Tom 3.0 didn't say back in the day. It was weird hearing him say those things, but it felt so right at the same time.
I figured out that only on Saturday nights will Toonami be playing on. The other nights is regular old Adult Swim.
Leather Giveaway-- win free custom leatherwork!Hello! I'm gaining some exposure for my leatherwork by doing a signal boost giveaway!Leather Giveaway-- win free custom leatherwork!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
To enter, all you have to do is reblog on Tumblr, follow/watch, or make a post/journal on a social media or art site. Each counts as one entry to the giveaway. So basically, if you reblog AND follow AND post a journal on deviantArt AND watch me on deviantArt AND post on Twitter, that counts as five entries, though posting to deviantArt five times only counts once. (But I appreciate your enthusiasm )
Here's the Tumblr post: http://screamingnorth.tumblr.com/post/64064824083/hello-im-gaining-some-exposure-for-my
On October 31st a lucky winner will be chosen at random!
The prize? A piece of custom leatherwork made specifically for you, tailored to your exact specifications! I don't even have a set prize I'm giving away--you get to pick what you'd like based on my prices, so you're definitely getting something you'll like. I
The Votes are in, and the winner is.So after consulting with a few of my friends and random ponies on Pony squared. My OC's shall now be known as Desert Winds.The Votes are in, and the winner is.4 years ago in Personal More Like This
It will work out well for what I got plan for him and the other oc's I've created. More on that later.
Until next time, Peace.
Next ChapterSorry everypony for the long wait.Next Chapter4 years ago in Personal More Like This
This chapter turn out to be much longer then I had anticipated. Plus it getting near final and I have senior projects and paper due soon. I hoping to get the next Chapter out soon, just has to go through the final edit phases.
Thanks for sticking around.
There is a spySpy's sapping my internet. Internet down.There is a spy3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Just borrowing a friend's internet connection for the moment. But they leaving on a week long vacation.
So see you when they get back or my telecommunication company fixes the problem.
Contest extended !!! endedEnglish and frenchContest extended !!! ended3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The contest will end The first March 2013
Le concours se terminera le premier Mars 2013
In this contest, you have to draw our four wolves characters together. Their pack is called Bloody moon so you can do something fitting with this name.
This contest would end the 5 february 2013 (:iconmetalwolf13:'s birthday) The first March 2013
Please look well at their marking or you won't have a lot of chances to win.
you can win:
-first: 1000 ,a full drawing (one character), an icon from :iconKuro-Hiryuubetter wolf or dragons) and a fullbody shaded with simple bg from :iconAnutwyll: (Possibly dragons or fantasy creatures)
-Second:500,a drawing without a background, an icon from :iconKuro-Hiryuubetter wolf or dragons) and a fullbody flat color with no bg from :iconAnutwyll: (Possibly dragons or fantasy creatures)
-third:250, an icon :iconKuro-Hiryuu: (better wolf or dragons) and a lineart from :iconAnutwyll: (Possibly dragons o
Spreading like a diseaseSince a lot of people kept asking, here's a few other places on the web where you can find me:Spreading like a disease2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Creating an OooianCreating an Oooian is a very exciting thing! Please read all the different categories of Oooians before you decide, some rules apply to one category and not the other, so it might change your mind!Creating an Oooian4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Edit 2: People have asked if your app has to be in AT style, since people have trouble drawing in the style. Well, worry no more, here's a helpful how-to! http://www.scribd.com/doc/14686737/How-to-Draw-Adventure-Time Click the download to see it, it has 16 slides and explains how to draw and apply the AT physics. Thanks so much to Fathix for providing it, I'm sure that everyone will benefit from it <3
Edit: I've been seeing a lot of people using umbrellas and swods for weapons, please be creative
Generally, an app drawn similar to AT style is preffered, but not required (however, keep in mind that an app drawn similar to AT style will have an edge over one that doesn't).
When making your character, please keep in mind that interaction with Canon
Dust and CobwebsGood morning creeps!Dust and Cobwebs3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've finally finished moving all of my strange antiques into the new house I'm sharing with Mr. Cain. We've painted, and installed all of our modern conveniences into this lovely circa 1900 house.
I've been waging war on the dust and cobwebs since moving, and the spiders... you would not believe. I found their mother lurking in the most frightening of all places... the hard-to-reach crevice behind the toilet. It was a horrific fight, she being about the size of my entire hand, but I've managed to purge the house.
The house itself is strange. It's not very big, but it's the biggest house I've ever lived in. It has mysterious tiny doors that don't open, a cupboard under the stairs, fireplaces in every room, and tall ceilings (which is good, because Mr. Cain has the proportions of Slender Man). I'm already imagining the kind of hobgoblins who lurk in the walls and the monsters in the attic because something has to be making those noises at night...
I'm looking forward
MLP:FIM Style Pony Video tutorial Part 1So I finally got around to fixing up the video.MLP:FIM Style Pony Video tutorial Part 13 years ago in Personal More Like This
KEEP IN MIND THAT I'M NOT THE BEST AND MY PONY ANATOMY ISN'T PERFECT. THESE VIDEOS ARE TO SHOW YOU HOW I DRAW PONIES FOR MY ART AND COMICS. TO GIVE YOU A GOOD IDEA ON HOW TO GO ABOUT DRAWING PONIES FOR YOURSELF.
If you decide to start drawing, keep in mind that your not going to be great at it when you first try. Believe me I couldn't draw ponies to save my life, but I keep at it and look at me now.
Don't give up, as long as you keep it up you'll soon be drawing ponies in no time. Also don't treat art as a chore, have fun with it.
Also use References to help you out, don't be ashamed to use them. Also check out this link for helpful pony anatomy sketches http://gunrunnersarsenal.tumblr.com/post/17039753243/tutorial-stuff-which-can-be-really-usefull
Also please read this journal
It may be long but it will help you understand what every artist goes through, so your not alone.
My best tip for you is,
I believe an explanation is in orderThis is for you DashieFan1(from FIMfiction.net) and the rest of the people reading my little story.I believe an explanation is in order3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So yeah the next chapter in "All that is Fair Part 1" has been taking some time to complete. I am going to tell you why, it has been taking so frakkin long.
I last updated the story back in December during my last winter break from college. By last I mean that as the last winter break of my undergraduate career. After that I focused on completing my senior thesis. That included completing my experiments and writing up the results,write a grant, and I also prepared three different presentations of my work. This took me to Graduation at the end of May.
I know I should have put my story on Hiatus but I was scared that I would lose some you. I didn't complete drop the story I would work on it here and there. Then I had a little bit of time before my family, friends and fiancee showed up so I reviewed what i had done in those five months. To make it short I didn't like what I had written for
Just spreading the news (KORRA!!!)Keepin' it simple: official release date and titles and all that (excerpt from the KorraNation Tumblr page):Just spreading the news (KORRA!!!)4 years ago in Personal More Like This
We're so excited to announce two amazing pieces of news.
Firstly, we have a premiere date! And it's sooner than you think! The premiere of Korra will be on Nickelodeon in exactly 1 month: Saturday, April 14th at 11am. Get ready for some action-packed bending and the start of an epic new saga.
Secondly, if you haven't already heard, we are proud to announce the new official title of the show is simply The Legend of Korra
HOLDING A CONTEST!! Lots of prizes to be won! :3Hey guys, it's been awhile since I've hosted a contest... so why not make one now? This one is a bit of a special contest! Read on for the information if you're interested <3HOLDING A CONTEST!! Lots of prizes to be won! :33 years ago in Personal More Like This
So for this, you have to draw a picture of these two;
in the arctic, doing anything! They could be playing in the snow, looking through a seal hole, watching the northern lights, running away from polar bears, you name it! xD The point of this is to add your pictures to the AMV I am going to be making over the next couple months. (the pictures will be during the instrumental parts in the song). How there will be winners is I will pick the top 3 that I love the most and they will get the prizes, but everyone who enters gets a point prize at the end! All pictures entered in this contest will be added to the AMV.
I don't want to reveal the song that the AMV is going to be for at the moment due to people copying ;n; cc knows it hehe All I'm going to say
Waiting for the Snow to FallStill waiting for the snow to fall, doesn't even feel like Christmas at all. -Coldplay Christmas lights.Waiting for the Snow to Fall4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Well it is finals week at my universty in the pacific northwest. The weather is cold but yet no rain or snow has fallen down low. Instead it decided to be bright and the air is kind of gunky looking. It is all rather confusing. But yet I find myself not being able to get into the Christmas spirit at all this year because of the weather.
Plus the heat doesn't seem to be working in the library, so it rather chilly inside. It would not be so bad if I was just studing in the library, but I also work at the library as well. Today I am pulling a double shift.
I would not be so bad if there was snow on the ground, and more of a holiday atmosphere around campus.
Enough ranting back to studying and working.
Taxidermy livestream CANCELLED- PLEASE READ EDIT: I cant get anything to work guys, im sorry D: Ill most likely finish this one today or tomorrow, theres a possibility i might stream tomorrow if i get a hold of a webcam. Ill update you all tomorrow afternoon. Sorry D:Taxidermy livestream CANCELLED- PLEASE READ3 years ago in Personal More Like This
hey guys! I know I get a lot of you guys coming to watch my streams so im going to post a schedule that will be updated FREQUENTLY so check back as I update! This is the schedule of what commissions will be aired and when;
This is the order they will be shown in, or worked on, estimated to the best of my abilities!
- Supplies ordered, confirmed or estimated date
- Supplies to be ordered within the next few weeks, estimated date
- Supplies not ordered, estimated date
-supplies not ordered, no estimated date
Coyote for WolvenTaxidermy (Paid)
LIVESTREMING - Starting at 4:30 PM- 4:45 EST NOW, LINK: http://www.li
Zodiac Senshi editedit 5// the completed senshi line up so far! just missing two!Zodiac Senshi edit1 year ago in Personal More Like This
edit 4// two more to go!!
edit 3// just waiting on three more designs now!! i have started on my group doll of everyone, i think it will look awesome when its complete!!
edit 2// we are full up now! justing waiting for everyone's designs!!
edit// i love everyone's senshi so far! they're all fantastic! we're still looking for a Cancer and a Pisces if anyone still wants to join or knows someone who might
porcelian-doll is going to be do a group doll of all our senshi when they're completed, i will do something as well
so i've had my sailor taurus for a long time now and some time ago, porcelian-doll joined my little team. so far its only the two of them, so we figured it would be good to try and get the whole team assembled because that would be awesome!!
bascially its just a team of senshi made up of zodiac signs