Poverty and Want - by malfunitDo you know how frustrating it is never to have any money? From the time you were born to the time you reach retirement?Poverty and Want - by malfunit by malfunit
I was born in a family that never had enough, couldn't get enough, couldn't afford the nice things in life, and I've had just about enough of it. Both of my parents were born in abject poverty, seen nothing but poverty, felt nothing but poverty, heard nothing but poverty talk.
I'm almost 23 now and I have pennies in my pocket, nothing in the bank, and it's been like this since I can remember. I have yet to see $500 in my possession at any one time during my entire life.
It's soul destroying, especially when I have a generous spirit. It breaks my heart and frustrates me to no end, wanting to be generous, wanting to see people prosper, while at the same time, I can't seem to do a goddamn thing about it.
All the money I earn seems to come 1 week after I really need it for something.
I grew up missing out on a ton of things because of money constraints. For the past five
PSA: why the 'new copyright law' isn'tHi guys! While I'm looking into the legalities of everything, I thought this could be a helpful PSA.PSA: why the 'new copyright law' isn't by kopica
I've seen a lot of journals about the proposed 'new copyright law that could destroy everything' and while some of these are informative and useful, a lot are fear mongering and spreading inaccurate information. This needs to stop - if not for the sake of my news feed, then for the sanity of deviantart's every day artist.
There is no new copyright law. There isn't even a bill in front of congress. There is a suggestion, and dozens of things like this are suggested all the time, and very few of them ever actually become laws. There have been, in the past and since the current act, many suggested copyright updates - none of them have passed.
They are simply asking artists for their input. That's it! And most artists are saying 'hell no', so the chances of it passing are even slimmer. Signing petitions can help! Writing letters can help! But telling people 'There's going to be a new