On June 11th 1963, Thích Quảng Đức, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, sat down in the middle of a busy intersection in Saigon, covered himself in gasoline and he then ignited a match, and set himself on fire. Đức burned to death in a matter of minutes, and he was immortalized in a famous photograph taken by a reporter who was in Vietnam in order to photograph the war. All those who saw this spectacle were taken by the fact that Duc did not make a sound while burning to death. Đức was protesting President Ngô Đình Diệm’s administration for oppressing the Buddhist religion.
I was waiting for this to come up on my dash. You also can’t forget that his whole body burned, but his heart remained intact and did not burn.
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Time lapse images of Earth at night taken from the International Space Station.
god this planet is fucking beautiful
always reblog forever.
Holy crap the last one, you can really see the Great Wall from space!
Earth is so beautiful omg.
woah the lightning storm in the second last panel is amazing
Fucking amazing and so pretty :3
let’s just… send this around tumblr one more time.
i wonder what i was doing the day they took these photos
The top left picture of the aurora borealis is lovely. That is what auras look like. Also this planet.. it’s not gonna stay beautiful if we keep fucking it up with all the pollution and chemicals we keep producing.