Dukkha, Samsara, Upaya, Tralala
Turns out that Wikitravel is useful for more than just travel (although it’s an excellent resource for that too). Taken out of the first-ever article on Syria from 2005, here’s a really spooky sentence: “Syria is a safe country for travellers.” Now let’s watch as the page gets updated over the next few years:
(via Week 38: Belgrade | Anywhereism)

being the victim of something doesn’t mean I have all the answers about how to stop it.(…)

I hate having to tell these stories. I hate admitting that I was shaken and upset. I hate the look in people’s eyes when I tell them these stories. I hate being put into this position and I hate talking about it. This is the nature of masculine sexism: Vulnerability is wrong.