"The goal is not to turn kids into your kind of adult, but rather, better adults than you have been. Progress happens because new generations grow and develop and become better than the previous ones.”
From Adora Svitak’s talk “What adults can learn from kids.” In her talk, Adora makes a case for why adults shouldn’t underestimate kids. And they shouldn’t. Kids are doing amazing things. Let’s just take a second to think about how Adora organized her first TEDxYouth event when she was just 12.
This weekend, young people around the world are attending, organizing, speaking at, and watching TEDxYouthDay events — TEDx events dedicated to the ingenuity of kids worldwide. Every year we’re taken aback by the amazing things that come out of these events, and we think you should be, too. Find a TEDxYouthDay event near you to attend or watch live online here.
this is so effing important and i’m super impressed after read her transcript
*drinks water* im hydrating my flesh prison
My dog got excited when I got home from work and ran around me while peeing
nothing was the same
omg ok well while i was home from university this weekend i stumbled across an old photo album and found pictures from a job I did when I was in like 5th or 6th grade and I remember the shoot being pretty long, like 4 or 5 days, and just being in love with the girl who played my sister. All i really remember was that it was her first acting gig and she was from Kentucky but I DIDNT REALIZE UNTIL NOW THAT IT WAS JENNIFER LAWRENCE OH MY GOD I KNEW HER BEFORE SHE WAS FAMOUS WORSHIP ME PEOPLE WORSHIP ME
if you’re going to reblog a picture of jennifer lawrence at this time, let it be this one. Look, she’s reading harry potter, and 12 year old me is looking at her like the sun shines out of her ass.
remember that time lohanthony reblogged my text post and then stole it a week later
cry me a lake by justin timberriver