okay so if harry potter was born in 1980, and went to hogwarts in like 91, that means he was in his sixth year in 1996
do you think he knew about the spice girls? i mean.. i know he had shit going on with horcruxes that year but wannabe isn’t something that happens without you taking note of it
If a Disney princess had night terrors, the story of Sansa Stark might be what woke her up screaming. Often overlooked in favor of her killer kid sister, the elder Stark sibling has had all her illusions about the world, and her safety in it, shattered. But her quiet, innate political shrewdness and emotional strength have enabled her to survive in a royal court that likely would have cost every other member of her family their heads. She’s the show’s best-kept secret.Rollingstone about Sansa Stark in their list of top 40 game of thrones characters. Sansa is number 4. x (via tomlincum)
Why would you intentionally eat olives like what in the fuck? are you okay? is someone forcing you to do this? You need me to call the police let me know so we can help you
A group of scientists tested two groups of people. One group got higher test scores that the other. They did better on the test. Better.
So, the scientist concluded than one group had a deficit. The group who was worse at the test, right? Wrong
They concluded that the group with the higher scores had “an as-yet unknown pathology”. The group with the higher scores. Something wrong with them. Must be. Because they’re autistic.
It’s the clearest evidence of a bias in psychology I’ve ever seen. And this isn’t an isolated incident.
Most of psychological autism research functions on the basis of testing autistic people on tasks developed on non autistic people, and whatever you find, whether it’s autistic people doing better, worse or the same as non autistic people, concluding that autistic people are deficient.
Psychology has serious, serious problems with bias and ableism.
really, that’s what the term “savant” has always been. The idea that we can be “pathologically good” at something.
"savantism" = "Someone I assumed was [insert ableist slur] is really good at a thing, but I can’t call it, IDK evidence of intellegence, because they’re a [insert ableist slur]
Yes, god, “pathologically good” at things is a perfect phrase.