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Since the release of Blackfish, a documentary which chronicled the troubled life of the orca Tilikum (above), in 2013, the percentage of Americans opposed to cetacean captivity has risen to 50% (up 11% from a 2012 poll). SeaWorld’s attendance has dropped 13% in the first quarter of 2014, with earnings down 11%.  The Blackstone Group, which purchased SeaWorld in 2009, reduced their holdings of SeaWorld’s stock to 25%.  The National Aquarium in Baltimore is now considering ending their practice of displaying dolphins and retiring their animals to a sea pen.  The ‘Blackfish effect’ has changed so many lives, but what about its star, Tilikum?

Despite a year of SeaWorld’s costly PR campaigns, YouTube videos and commercials touting their exceptional animal care, Tilikum and the other orcas at SeaWorld’s parks haven’t seen any real improvement in their lives.  Their tanks haven’t been expanded, broken family bonds have not been repaired and Tilikum the deadly 12,000 pound bull orca is still floating like a cork in the dank pool that made him famous.  After a year of protests, reduced turnstile clicks and constant attacks on their social media platforms, SeaWorld still hasn’t gotten the message and Tilikum, the one being whose existence should have been impacted the most by the Blackfish effect, remains untouched by its message.

SeaWorld is never going to volunteer to do the right thing by Tilikum or any of their 28 other whales, it’s up to us to #emptythetanks.

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Still my favorite piece ever.
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Are we going to mention all three of them are in sync?

Soldiers will naturally fall into step when walking beside each other. My dad still does it and he stopped serving actively years ago. They walk like this because they’re soldiers.

That or they decided to be a marching band for the day.
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I know this can seem like a really harsh lesson sometimes.  But if you’re taking meds, you absolutely. must. consult. your. doctor. if you want to stop.  

I CANNOT STRESS THIS ENOUGH.

YES THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT.seriously I tried that once and I became very ill - please don’t stop taking your medication without first talking it through with your doctor.

I once thought it was okay to go without my anti-depressants for a few days because I didn’t want to bother my mom when she was already short on money.
I cannot stress how much of a bad idea that was.
DO NOT DO IT

Especially if you are on a medication with a very short half life, like Effexor. You will feel ill and shaky and monstrously awful the very next day. Please take care of yourself we love you <3

Reblogging because its important. That’s how I ended up in the hospital with hallucinations and mental instability.

I stopped Effexor cold turkey.
This was a very bad idea and nobody else should do it.
People thought I was going to seriously hurt myself. I nearly got divorced over it. It was a Very Bad Idea.

For my followers, and every other person who need them. 

Consult your doctor when yo want to stop taking SSRI medication. There’s a thing called SSRI discontinuation syndrome. It’s not very pleasant.

Reblog this if you like Supernatural. No questions, just do. It’ll make sense later.

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how could one not reblog this?

I hope this is as fruitful as the Harry Potter one.

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