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An FC is Like a ChildHey, thought I'd bring up something that's come to me. Now, I've been going around the Sly Cooper fandom, and saw a couple of well-developed FCs that are the love interests of Sly Cooper and Carmelita Fox. I was originally going to call her out for that, but then I saw the effort she put into them. It made me realize something that I didn't know I was doing long ago.
An FC/OC is something like your child. Once it's brought into the world, it has to grow in a way that's similar to how we grow. We put them through life experiences, break their hearts, help them achieve goals, and in the end, get a well balanced character with a story of his or her own.
Sapphire is pretty much all grown up at this point (mostly), I want to restart Terry's legacy (as a thief this time), and I've got new plans for Nicole, Sly's soon-to-be adopted daughter.
But let me give you a word of advice: If you dislike my FCs, then I have every right to dislike yours. And that's pretty rare for me, but it's typically
Questions for the Communists, Nazis, and Similar.As the title states, I have some questions for people who DA who follow things like Communism or Nazism. So without further ado-
Why do you follow an ideology that committed some of the worst acts of censorship in the 20th Century?
Why do you follow an ideology that stifles(and in nearly all cases punishes) any creativity that is not in line with the central leadership?
Why do you follow an ideology that doesn't permit individual/free-thinking which is practically key for artists and writers?
Why do you follow an ideology that demands that a painting or story's meaning is not decided by the creator or reader/viewer but by the central leadership?
Why do you follow an ideology that has no problem killing or imprisoning artists or writers if they creates things that go against the central leadership?
Environmentalist? Nah.Why I don't call myself an environmentalist even though I believe in protecting and caring for God's creation.
Caring for nonhuman things and creatures is nothing new. God gave humanity the responsibility to care for creation, and since then farmers, merchants, pet owners, gardeners, monks and more have learned by trial and error, from professional to apprentice, how to care for the animals and plants they use; they even became familiar with nonliving things, learning to clean and reserve water, and to use soil carefully. Draining of resources due to mismanagement and overuse has lead to quite a few falls of various cultures and civilizations, and even today we are seeing people becoming sick in urban areas where they are not getting adequate air and water. The connection between a healthy world and a healthy population is undeniable.
For me, it goes even deeper than physical necessity. The frayed relationship between mankind and nature is a stark reminde
MERCY MILD CONCLUDING REMARKS
I cannot express how much of a healing process went on during the writing of this series. I am so very close to healing from my unfortunate childhood, and bringing that lost little boy back from where he has languished and into the arms of his older self, who loves him so much. I continue a regimen of both medicine and counseling which keeps me able to function and be the best father and husband I can be to my family. I currently take Lexapro, Abilify, and Xanex. My therapy consists of weekly visits for EMDR and Bio Feedback. Most days are very good for me, and I have no problems, but there are some days where I have flashbacks and need help.
I am no longer ashamed to call myself a victim of abuse. I now hold my head up high and speak out against spousal and child abuse every chance I get. The damage caused by abuse is long lasting and most times never heals. Here I am almost 32 years removed from my abuser, and I am still sick an
Question for Hogwarts
HARRY POTTER: WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD?
HARRY: Hmm, the Triwizard Trophy depends on me guessing this right, so there must be more to this riddle than there seems. Let's think, a chicken, a road, what reason…birdfeed on the other side? He's being chased by something on this si—what, it's a trick question! He crossed the road…to get to the other side!
RON: Maybe he had to save his friend from the bloody Dursleys!
HERMIONE: chicken: a small, flightless bird…
VERNON DURSLEY: CHICKENS DO NOT CROSS ROADS! That's just a load of rubbish!
PETUNIA DURSLEY: I think I saw that disgusting animal leaving the sidewalk while I was spying on the neighbors this morning. I mean, when I was watering the flowers.
DUDLEY DURSLEY: Chicken? You mean like a chicken-sundae? Mum, I want a chicken sundae, NOW! I WANT CHICKEN SUNDAE MUUUUM!
HAGRID: Aw, chickens are borr'n. Let's talk about dragons or giants or someth'n.
DUMBLEDORE: This is a complicated question,
Deep Cliff #24 What's Up With Miley Cyrus
Question: What’s With Miley Cyrus?
Hello, and welcome to yet another Deep Cliff, where I listen to your questions and bring you in depth answers. I’ve got a few new questions to answer, but some of them will require some careful thought before I answer them, so in the mean time…I’ll address an old one that I got some time ago from a friend.
I love to listen to music. In my opinion, music is more than just entertainment…it’s art. Music can move people through beautiful and meaningful lyrics, powerful beats, soothing melodies, and so on. I for one have always loved classical music, but I believe there is something good to be found in all genres. Mika prefers the techno and dubstep style music, which I enjoy as well, but not to the same degree. Music impacts all people and in different ways. For this reason, I often catch myself reviewing and critiquing music. I’ll be driving with the radio on and, when a song comes on that I haven’
Children's StoriesAre children’s stories only good for children, or can adults enjoy them as well?
Well, there’s a quote by C.S. Lewis: “A children’s story that can only enjoyed by children isn’t a good children’s story in the slightest.”
If one is to look at some children’s stories today, one may notice that the there is little consequence or everything is cushioned into something that is just happy all the time. And if there is conflict, it’s either very minor or it’s always resolved with little development.
What C.S. Lewis was saying is that those kind of stories aren’t good for children in the very least because they don’t even give them even just a taste of what real life is like or what they’ll have to face when they’re older.
Now think about your most memorable movies as a child. It may have been a Disney or Dreamworks movie, but what was it that made the movie appealing to you as a child? If you
XY theory: Why the Team Flare members have eyewearOkay, something minor this time, but I believe one user gave me an interesting theory. Now Team Flare have been known for having something over their eyes. I actually think they're masking their identity somewhat.
There is a story by a user that depicts Serena putting on the apparel that defines Team Flare. In that story, she put on color contacts. Other members may have had to do that as part of a dress code. I'm not too sure why, but I think it's so that they may seem unrecognizable to people they once knew.
I mean think about it: many of them look the same (but then again, so do other villainous organizations. This may apply to other lower rank members of other Teams as well) This may be taken to a slight extreme.
And given Lysandre's belief that most humans are corrupt, he felt that the only way to "purify" them was to convert them to his beliefs and make them look alike.
But I think this is healthier than gouging one's eyes out, don't you think?
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