The Hanging Coffins of Sagada
The people of Sagada in the Philippines follow a unique burial ritual. The elderly carve their own coffins out of hollowed logs. If they are too weak or ill, their families prepare their coffins instead. The dead are placed inside their coffins (sometimes breaking their bones in the process of fitting them in), and the coffins are brought to a cave for burial.
Instead of being placed into the ground, the coffins are hung either inside the caves or on the face of the cliffs, near the hanging coffins of their ancestors. The Sagada people have been practicing such burials for over 2,000 years and some of the coffins are well over a century old.
If you have this tshirt I automatically hate you with every fiber of my fucking being
and here we have handy misogynist trackers! t-shirts like this help you identify:
✔ who’s likely to disrespect women
✔ who’s likely to objectify women
✔ who expects women to submit to them
✔ who to just generally stay the fuck away from
I have a vagina & I would wear this shirt . Just sayin’ ; it’s just a fucking shirt . Get your head out of your ass .
You’re right, it’s just a fucking shirt! Why should you care? In truth, you don’t have to. You do you.
Personally, I care because I understand that sexism negatively affects everyone - including you! Including me! Including all men and all women! I also care because I know that all forms of sexism are destructive. Whether it’s on a shirt in the form of a joke, or coming out of someone’s mouth in the form of slut shame - all forms of sexism play their own role in creating the culture we live in. I care because I believe that by saying “it’s just a shirt! get your head out of your ass!” that we uncritically dismiss the attitude that created this shirt/popular phrase in the first place. The attitude where it’s cool/funny/edgy to continue a long historical pattern of degrading someone (women) because of something they can’t control (their gender). Not in my house muthafucka. Personally, I think everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity regardless of their identity. Inequality just ain’t right girl. I hope that one day you come to feel the same!
Living Plant Sculptures
Amazing topiary sculptures from around the world. The detail in these are stunning. Its interesting that both the male and female plant sculptures, that are combined with fountains, have the water flowing through their hands.