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No one is born hating another person
because of the colour of his skin,
or his background or his religion.
People learn to hate, and if they
can learn to hate, they can be
taught to love, for love
comes more naturally
to the human heart
than its opposite.
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

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Why, as a gay man, would you want to get married in the house of a religion that doesn’t welcome you with open arms, that thinks you are a dinner?
Marc Almond (via London Evening Standard - feature interview - 22nd April 2013)

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utnereader:

Superman was born from the creative minds of two Jewish teens whose  boyhoods were steeped in comic books and science fiction. At age 18,  co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster first drew the caped superhero  that would capture the imagination of future generations. Academics have  attributed the boys’ inspiration for Superman to the lofty pages of  literature (Shaw), philosophy (Nietzsche), and religion (the Golem). But a far more likely muse, according to Reform Judaism magazine, was something much more accessible to a couple of sci-fi geeks: a real-life strongman from Poland. Keep reading …
(Image by aka Kath)

utnereader:

Superman was born from the creative minds of two Jewish teens whose boyhoods were steeped in comic books and science fiction. At age 18, co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster first drew the caped superhero that would capture the imagination of future generations. Academics have attributed the boys’ inspiration for Superman to the lofty pages of literature (Shaw), philosophy (Nietzsche), and religion (the Golem). But a far more likely muse, according to Reform Judaism magazine, was something much more accessible to a couple of sci-fi geeks: a real-life strongman from Poland. Keep reading …

(Image by aka Kath)