I’ve been using a mind palace since my teens and never thought it odd until I saw tumblr’s reaction to Sherlock’s use of the technique. A couple days ago I found myself building an extension in order to cram for my philosophy exam the following day and I figured I’d use this as an example and get you all exploiting the genius of this method.
Because, frankly, that one on wikihow that’s been going around is a headache, and mine has bad jokes and Sherlock examples.
If anyone’s any further questions just hit up my ask and we’ll talk.
I am beginning to think that when I finish up this theoretical first Young Adult novel I’m working on that there should be a cheat sheet in the front that reads as thus:
"A Disclaimer In Case My Descriptions Are Somehow Unclear:
Despite his dredlocks, Character A is a tanned Caucasian. Please imagine him accordingly.
Character B is a pale-skinned Caucasian of Jewish descent. Please imagine him accordingly.
Character C is Latino, not a ‘tanned Caucasian’. Please imagine him accordingly.
Character D is Black, not a ‘tanned Caucasian’. Please imagine him accordingly.”
And so forth.
Because I know in the crazy world that doesn’t exist where my book turns into the next Hunger Games, I’m going to be pretty pissed off if the characters I felt I very clearly defined as brown people are not portrayed accurately or (worse!) are portrayed accurately and the fanbase gets mad about this.
The bill contains provisions to prohibit tax deductions for abortion insurance coverage and abortion services; to provide for a sales tax on abortion; to establish a personhood stance for when life begins; to limit late-term abortions; to prohibit state employees from performing abortions during the workday; and to mandate that doctors tell women that abortion cause breast cancer along with other state-approved health issues.
The bill also allows doctors to withhold medical information from a woman if it might lead her to have an abortion. It prevents medical professionals from facing a medical malpractice suit in the event that withholding the information adversely affects the health of the mother or child. A wrongful death suit could be filed in the event of the mother’s death. (via Huff Post)
What the ACTUAL fuck?
Think about this for a second: the state of Kansas — a legislature that is not made up of medical professionals — just passed a law — a law! — forcing medical professionals to lie to their patients, even if that lie will lead to serious injury or death.
Doctors help people. Doctors go to school for years to learn how to best care for their patients. Doctors swear an oath to do just that… and these politicians have decided to pass a law forcing doctors to do exactly the opposite.
This is criminal. Every single one of those lawmakers should be immediately removed from office, and when the first woman or child dies because of this law, they should all be tried for murder.
If you ever feel like you’re a terrible drawer, just ask to see some of my Draw Something drawings. You’ll feel better about yourself while I weep.
Unfortunately I mostly just hold myself to a standard I slap together made out of what I have achieved in the past, what I want to achieve and by comparing myself to people who are far, far better artists than I will ever be, so I’m not sure that’ll make me feel better so much. But it’s sweet of you to try.