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
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 Trust2 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
Love is blind - Naga! Sweden x Blind! Reader"Come on Ber! Tell uss where you go every day!" Mathis pestered Berwald again. Berwald shook his head.Love is blind - Naga! Sweden x Blind! Reader2 years ago in Personal More Like This
"Pleasse tell me?" Tino slithered up to him.
"Sstay out of my business," he glared and slithered off. Yes they were nagas, and Berwald had a secret. Usually he would tell every thing to his best friend, Tino, but when it came to her, he would take no chances. He quickly made his way through the forest and to its edge, stopping behind the tree line and looking out at a lone willow tree in a field of flowers. He saw her out line, his heart skipped a beat and slithered from behind the trees going to her.
"What iss he doing? He'ss vulnerable out there!" Tino hissed softly, watching his friend go out into the opening.
"Shhh!" Mathis hissed at Tino, "there'ss a human out there!" Mathis climbed a tree to get a better view of what was happening.
(Y/n) heard rustling in the
ASK SNIPPY: why are things on fire?YOU TOO CAN ASK SNIPPY QUESTIONS OF INTEREST HERE:ASK SNIPPY: why are things on fire?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
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 disease1 year ago in Personal More Like This
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! :32 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
THANKSGIVING JOURNALNo features today. For once in my life here on DA, this time i want to show all my true love to all people who are supporting me here. Only a few are doing it since i joined DA, some of them never wrote a comment, but always faved every single new work. The rest always do it, so is cool, because im always curious to know what people feel watching it, from the images to the concepts.THANKSGIVING JOURNAL10 months ago in Personal More Like This
But the real thank you is for all the people who hate my guts. Not here, well, here there´re a lot of arrogant assholes, or people who seem to have a lot of free time and are always ready to write stupid critics without a base, etc etc.... the funny ones.
If you know me, i really never give a fuck about good or bad comments, faves, views... Numbers are... numbers. Today is a great day for me, because finally, after a hard working year, i made real a dream. Life so strange, the 2012 was so hard for me, no money to pay bills, i was so close to be a homeless, sometimes i had to choose to spent my money f
death vigil out in julydeath vigil out in july7 months ago in Personal More Like This
so, this july i am starting death vigil, published by image/top cow. it will be a monthly series limited to three 8-issue arcs, so there is a definitive ending. with this i have learned some of the things about publishing independent comics, and i am planning a video with some tips after i summarize my experiences. hopefully it will prove helpful for others to get their stuff published
but apparently rule 1 is promote preorders. preorders are crucial for independent books as they define the print runs, and are crucial to the sucess of the book.. so.. as my far more experienced friends told me to do....
death vigil is preorderable ...pretty much in any place or webstore that carries US comics.
you can find an extensive preview to issue 1 and much more here
now, for some frequently asked questions
what about ravine? ron marz assured me that he will be
Contest extended !!! endedEnglish and frenchContest extended !!! ended2 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
TG Animation - 'The Ghost Bride'This is a first, but due to technical reasons I wasn't able to make a Flash version of this animation. Don't worry though because the YouTube version works fine.TG Animation - 'The Ghost Bride'1 year ago in Personal More Like This
"It really sucks to have you car break down in the middle of nowhere, especially when the only house around is a haunted mansion. Most people have the common sense to avoid a house as creepy as this place, but this guy is willing to go in. Predictably, trouble awaits him inside..."
"The Ghost Bride" is my third commission for Mako :iconmsmako:. I hope you like it, and I'm sorry about not having the Flash version this time.
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 READ2 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
FUCKING GREAT ARTISTS XIPLEASE LISTEN TO THIS SONG WATCHING THIS GALLERY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rb8g_VFBeEFUCKING GREAT ARTISTS XI2 years ago in Personal More Like This
In progress by blind-awakening Borrowed Time by danverkys
Gentlemen by GrimFay 'Til Death by GrimFay Spiders by 09alex the hours of dissolution by Inextremiss
The Slow Descent into Dementia by GrubbsWriting The Devout, The Divine, The Deceased by GrubbsWriting The White Morgue by GrubbsWriting Ignorance is Fear by GrubbsWriting
Rainy day face by MSCajax SnM by MSCajax L P Z by MSCajax Street art 2 : fuck this shit by zy0n
Blow Your Mind by NataliaRak Hood by PaulMellender Carapace by alifann Feed yourself... by Tephillah
Minimal. by lyky90 The Ghosts by MyVictorianSecret Minimal Poster by lyky90 One Big Happy Family by GrimFay
Tattoo 184 by xxxMDKxxx :t
PuritanArt"Your deviation Sonic Screw(driver) was reported for Explicit Pornography. The report was reviewed by a member of the Staff and action was taken, deleting the deviation and marking the report as Resolved.PuritanArt2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Additionally, the following comment was provided:
A member of staff has reviewed this deviation and has determined that the theme itself, or one or more details present in the scene, has made the work unacceptable for submission here.
As such this deviation has been removed in accordance with our policies and should not be resubmitted."
"Explicit Pornography"?! Aw, jeez, guys. You must have the worst collection of porn on the planet to think that was explicit.
A 90s Rochelle Swanson outing was more explicit that that pic, and that stuff got aired, uncut, on terrestrial UK TV (god bless you Channel 5, you made the young Jack jolly).
I believe that, for something to be labelled "explicit", SOMETHING must be visibly going in SOMEWHERE. Such was not the case in the offending image,
Link for new episode EDIT: Video from John's BlogLink for new episode EDIT: Video from John's Blog3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So on tumblr today I found this person that said there going to run a livestream of the new episode of Sherlock this sunday at 8:30 PM GMT on January 8, 2012 here: http://www.livestream.com/paulina27
Now I'm going to be out all day Sunday so I can't post video and download links right away. So if any of you find links could you please put them in the comments here for other's to find them. Thanks SO much!
New link to watch Sherlock http://www.putlocker.com/file/57F6FD53DE48BA30#
EDIT: On Johns blog there was a video uploaded but only people in the UK can see it. If you live outside the UK you can see it here: http://doctorwholicker.tumblr.com/post/15579110632/hello-boys
We just reached 3,000 members!!
Oh and kodou-e sent me a link to this Sherlock project. For more info go here : http://sherlock-fanbook.jimdo.com/
SOME NEWS AND THE GODS HELMETFirst of it all, i want to show all my gratitude to all the people who are supporting my crap and my music last day, to know some people have Mister 13 folder on their mp3 players and Iphones is so amazing to me. Holy shit thank you. After the dead of my computer i thought to start again would be so slow and painful but you can fuck with a badass. So finally i´ve a release date in October for my first offical album, some comissions running and my book will be released as soon as my lazy printer will give to me a date for to start. So you know, the end is the beginning.SOME NEWS AND THE GODS HELMET1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Second volume of Ghost Among Us and another Mighty Balls volume soon, this time some old funk-jazz-blues-soul songs with a modern vibe.
To all the people who ask for my Facebook, my apologies for that, if you know me you know i dont have account and my opinion of the social networks.
After some crazy request of from where find the inspiration for my art, i decided to use my journals for to continue supporting artists and
My personal favoritesGathered in one entry my favorite artworks. At the moment.My personal favorites2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Viperwolves by hontorDivine disc by hontor
Rihard Dark Gold by hontorHeinrih and Black Sea by hontor
Dragon Zodiac by hontorMelhar by hontor
Valley of Aelhar by hontorPegasus Grey Phoenix by hontor
Rat Phantera by hontorWind and Fire by hontor
Flyfox by hontorWolfpteryx by hontor
Otterfly by hontorRat Rainbow-2 by hontor
Perseus by hontorTiger-catdragon Hiero by hontor
Disqordilicious.So... wow... My inbox has been exploding all week. I've been completely floored by the response to my little graphic story about Disqord.Disqordilicious.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I've gotten so many wonderful, beautiful, comments! I read them all, even if I do not respond to each one. I am so moved that so many people found my little story so interesting! Really, it makes me all glowy to know that I was able to hit the artistic nail on the head. Nothing is more satisfying to an artist than knowing that their work "got to people".
Many of you understood exactly what I was aiming for, and that makes me happiest of all!
Knowing that I was able to communicate my artistic vision (with a fan comic!) feels so triumphant. As I posted each page, I would read the comments and keep them in mind when painting the next page... I would put extra effort into emphasizing certain points and ideas of mine to help better communicate them. Really, all of your comments truly helped me to hone my idea and inspire me to keep up with the work. So th
Fili and Kili Feels... NYAAAAAAAAAAAAASTAPHH ITFili and Kili Feels... NYAAAAAAAAAAAAA2 years ago in Personal More Like This
oh yeah, and here's Aiden Turner aka Kili mostly naked:
*thinking* smells like Fili...
...but where the fuck is he?!
Cute Monsters Design Challenge Semi-FinalistsThe votes are tallied, and the Cute Monster Design Challenge semi-finalist results are in! We challenged you, the most talented community of artists, to design a t-shirt that encompasses the endearing sensibilities of a cute monster, and the results are nothing short of awesome.Cute Monsters Design Challenge Semi-Finalists3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Didn't make it into the top 50 Semi-Finalist pool?
Not to worry! This time we're trying something new, in addition to the 2 winners selected from the top 50 semi-finalists, the judges will select an additional winner out of the ENTIRE POOL of entries! So stay tuned to see the final winners announcement, because one will be an entry not mentioned here.
We hope you enjoyed this Design Challenge as much as we did! Check back soon to see the winners, but until then, enjoy the astoundingly cute monsters whose artists made it to the semi-finals!
Logically Attired CowgirlsFeature time!Logically Attired Cowgirls2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Now, I love me a good Western, but as any classic film fan can attest, the genre isn't exactly known for its equitable portrayal of women. A deviantart search for "cowboy" or "wild west" brings up all manner of male gunslingers and badasses...unfortunately, their female equivalents are more elusive. For whatever reason, cowgirls (like nurses and schoolgirls) are a RIDICULOUSLY fetishized group - it's like an unwritten rule of the internet that all cowgirls must be depicted in outlandishly sexualized clothing that would make no sense for a person living an active outdoor lifestyle.
Now, I've got no problem with ecchi, and I appreciate beautiful women as much as the next person, but sometimes it's refreshing to see pictures of Western ladies that focus on something besides cowhide thongs and kinky lassos. That's what this feature is about: images of cowgirls who look like (or at least make some attempt to approximate) actual frontierswomen, instead of soft core porn
What Is A Pendeogan?WHAT IS A PENDEOGAN?What Is A Pendeogan?6 years ago in Personal More Like This
(Pendeogen = plural, refering to whole race. Pendeogan = single)
(Pronunciation - Pendeogan: Pen day oh gan / Pen day oh jan; Pendeogen: Pen day oh jen; Pendeo: Pen day oh / pen dee oh .)
((((Edit/Update: New health information added as well as additional information)))))
What Is A Pendeogan?
Pendeogen, or pendeos, are a race, or ethnicity of people. Though much different from other ethnic groups; they are still almost identical to regular people. A few specific physical characteristics and behavior differences is what categorizes them from the norm.
This race has a biological need for certain substances, possessions, or activities. Such things as; videogames, caffeine, cigarettes (nicotine), computers, (or technology in general), eating, gambling, sex, shopping, drugs, etc. ( Check addiction list for more: http://pendeoclub.deviantart.com/blog/30493277/ )
They are a breed of people creating their own category. A race c
New Year Raffle! CLOSED + WINNERSEditNew Year Raffle! CLOSED + WINNERS1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Hi!!!! Thank you so much to the 232 participants!!!
The winner is:
N.189: FinkYou Congratulations!! You win 1000 DA points and a couple painting.
For the 15 sketch portraits the winners are:
You can see the stamps of the results here: http://sta.sh/01ku92mn0fqp
Please be patient! I'll draw the prizes as soon as possible, but as I'm quite busy, it may take also a month...!!! Thank you again for joining and congratulations to the winners!
May the New Year be
Addiction ListAddiction List5 years ago in Personal More Like This
This will be updated occasionally.
Last Update: 1/22/11
NEW ADDICTIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
Fire, Nature, Vandalism, and Traveling.
CURRENTLY ACCEPTABLE ADDICTIONS AND THEIR COUNT
Music Addicts – 33
Adrenaline Addicts – 30
Sex Addicts – 29.5
Caffeine Addicts – 25
Videogame Addicts – 20
Mind Stim. Addicts – 13
Sugar Addicts – 10
Reading Addicts – 9.5
Pain Addicts – 9
Fitness/Exercise Addicts – 8
Alcohol Addicts – 7
Gambling Addicts – 7
Technology Addicts – 7
Attention Addicts – 7
Fire Addicts – 6
Sleep Addicts – 6
Porn Addicts – 5
Unknown Addicts – 4
Drug Addicts – 5
Nicotine Addicts – 4
Shopping Addicts – 4
Traveling Addicts - 4
Food Addicts – 3
DARKNESS, MY HOME - IM DEATHDARKNESS, MY HOME - IM DEATH7 months ago in Personal More Like This
01 - INVOCATION ( INTRO) https://soundcloud.com/mistertrece/invocation-intro
02 - CATACOMB KIDS https://soundcloud.com/mistertrece/mister-trece-satan-is-my-1
03 - IM DEATH https://soundcloud.com/mistertrece/mister-trece-darkness-my-home-im-death
04 - ETHEREAL CORPSES https://soundcloud.com/mistertrece/mister-trece-darkness-my-home-ethereal-corpses
05 - AMPUTATED SOULS https://soundcloud.com/mistertrece/mister-trece-satan-is-my-2
06 - KHU https://soundcloud.com/mistertrece/mister-trece-satan-is-my-drug-dealer-darkness-my-