"Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering."
- Nicole Krauss, The History of Love (via larmoyante)
"But if these years have taught me anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in."
- Junot Díaz (via petrichour)
(Source : likeafieldmouse, via petrichour)
"Instead of a watchlist limited to actual, known terrorists, the government has built a vast system based on the unproven and flawed premise that it can predict if a person will commit a terrorist act in the future,” says Hina Shamsi, the head of the ACLU’s National Security Project. “On that dangerous theory, the government is secretly blacklisting people as suspected terrorists and giving them the impossible task of proving themselves innocent of a threat they haven’t carried out.” Shamsi, who reviewed the document, added, “These criteria should never have been kept secret."
- Blacklisted: The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist (via theamericanbear)