“I’ve become impatient when people claim they don’t care about clothes. They still dress every morning, and if they are going to reject fashion, they still need clothes to show it. Style rebellion is still a form of self-expression”—Miuccia Prada (via frankielulu)
‘Glamorous’ is a term that, thanks to Fergie, is as misapplied as Alanis Morissette’s ‘Ironic’. I cringe whenever I hear that song coming on the radio; thankfully, that doesn’t happen very much anymore. Even the magazine ‘Glamour’ doesn’t seem to quite understand the word properly. Like elegance,…
“The Hindu have never considered sex apart from, or opposed to, spirituality or religion. They have never thought that lovemaking was a sin, nor have they thought that love scenes were indecent, unworthy of being in temples and holy places. The sex act was given a place of honor and was intimately connected with all of the arts.”—Suresh Parekh (Homosexuality in India: The Light at the End of the Tunnel)
…whenever someone says that Saori and Sasha are completely useless and should act more like Athena, the goddess of war, I feel compelled to ship a copy of the Odyssey or The Illiad or a big fat Greek Mythology Encyclopedia to them, since they seem to be under the impression that…
I love how the quote that appeared on the reblog is exactly what I wanted to bold for emphasis.
I used to really dislike Saori too, but that kind of fades away when you start analysing her. She may be Athena’s avatar, but what most people forget is that she’s also a thirteen year old human girl. She has matured quite a lot from the beginning of Saint Seiya, but you can’t really expect her to be perfect and never make any mistakes or selfish decisions. Fuck, if you read a little bit of mythology, mistakes and selfish decisions are all gods do, lol.
Besides, perfect characters are boring.
It would help if she did not have to be rescued all the time, though.