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G. Willow Wilson quotes: Revolutions are 90% social diarrhea. Revolutions are 90% social diarrhea.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Metaphors are dangerous. Calling something by a false name changes it, and metaphor is just a fancy way of calling something by a false name. Metaphors are dangerous. Calling something by a false name changes it, and metaphor is just a fancy way of calling something by a false name.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: The Qur'an is in many ways far less concrete than the Bible, relying on the esoteric more often than the apparent. The Qur'an is in many ways far less concrete than the Bible, relying on the esoteric more often than the apparent.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: But being someone else isn't liberating. It's exhausting. But being someone else isn't liberating. It's exhausting.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: How weak your little fleshy hands are. Have you ever done anything with them but type and fondle yourself? How weak your little fleshy hands are. Have you ever done anything with them but type and fondle yourself?
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Islam is antiauthoritarian, sex-positive monotheism. Islam is antiauthoritarian, sex-positive monotheism.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Being a Muslim in America, I've noticed that there's a ton of crossover between the Muslim community and geekdom. Being a Muslim in America, I've noticed that there's a ton of crossover between the Muslim community and geekdom.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: To me, writing an ongoing series feels like driving a freight train downhill. All you can do is steer and pray. To me, writing an ongoing series feels like driving a freight train downhill. All you can do is steer and pray.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Good is not a thing you are. It's a thing you do. Good is not a thing you are. It's a thing you do.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Metaphors: knowledge existing in several states simultaneously and without contradiction. Metaphors: knowledge existing in several states simultaneously and without contradiction.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: When I am in Egypt, I am along for the ride - I am a privileged outsider, but an outsider nonetheless. When I am in Egypt, I am along for the ride - I am a privileged outsider, but an outsider nonetheless.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: I was born in New Jersey and lived there until I was about 10, so Jersey is in my roots. I was born in New Jersey and lived there until I was about 10, so Jersey is in my roots.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: All translations are made up" opined Vikram, "Languages are different for a reason. You can't move ideas between them without losing something All translations are made up" opined Vikram, "Languages are different for a reason. You can't move ideas between them without losing something
G. Willow Wilson quotes: These are not the banu adam you're looking for. These are not the banu adam you're looking for.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: A story is a story, and one may glean from it what one likes. Good sense need not enter into it. A story is a story, and one may glean from it what one likes. Good sense need not enter into it.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: That's half of heroing. Noticing things. That's half of heroing. Noticing things.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: There's a burden of representation that comes into play when there aren't enough representatives of a certain group in popular culture. There's a burden of representation that comes into play when there aren't enough representatives of a certain group in popular culture.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: I do hope the success of 'Ms. Marvel' will open doors for other characters and other creators. I do hope the success of 'Ms. Marvel' will open doors for other characters and other creators.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: No," said Dina. "We don't burn books.""Who's we?""People with an ounce of brain. No," said Dina. "We don't burn books."
"Who's we?"
"People with an ounce of brain.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Revolutions are ninety percent social diarrhea. Revolutions are ninety percent social diarrhea.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Sometimes you need to see a place through new eyes in order to understand what you've missed. Sometimes you need to see a place through new eyes in order to understand what you've missed.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Good is not a thing you are. It is a thing you do. Good is not a thing you are. It is a thing you do.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: I don't think there's something inherently irreligious about comics. I don't think there's something inherently irreligious about comics.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: The only power worth a snot is the power to get up after you fall down. The only power worth a snot is the power to get up after you fall down.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: What are you thinking?" she asked. "I'm thinking that you are all good things in one place," he said. What are you thinking?" she asked. "I'm thinking that you are all good things in one place," he said.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: There are very religious people who write comics and who love comics. There are very religious people who write comics and who love comics.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Oh my God, can we not talk about puberty?! I'm still not over my mom's "you're a woman now" speech. Oh my God, can we not talk about puberty?! I'm still not over my mom's "you're a woman now" speech.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Many of us prefer to live in places abandoned by humans. Less work for us. Detroit is very popular. Many of us prefer to live in places abandoned by humans. Less work for us. Detroit is very popular.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: People love to talk about new and different. They don't always love to buy and read new and different. People love to talk about new and different. They don't always love to buy and read new and different.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: It is only given to women to see without being seen - men must act in the open, or not at all. It is only given to women to see without being seen - men must act in the open, or not at all.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: It's patently impossible for a Muslim character to represent 'all Muslims.' It's patently impossible for a Muslim character to represent 'all Muslims.'
G. Willow Wilson quotes: I think lot of Muslims have gotten fatigued by the way Muslim characters, even 'positive' ones, are portrayed in the media. I think lot of Muslims have gotten fatigued by the way Muslim characters, even 'positive' ones, are portrayed in the media.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Some languages expand not only your ability to speak to different people but what you're able to think. Some languages expand not only your ability to speak to different people but what you're able to think.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Once you discover that the world rewards reckless faith, no lesser world is worth contemplating. Once you discover that the world rewards reckless faith, no lesser world is worth contemplating.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Superheroes don't often get their powers in one fell swoop. It's like superhero puberty. Superheroes don't often get their powers in one fell swoop. It's like superhero puberty.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: It's why men are meant to have beards - growing all that hair leaves no energy for moodiness. Much more dignified. It's why men are meant to have beards - growing all that hair leaves no energy for moodiness. Much more dignified.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Wonder and awe have gone out of your religions. You are prepared to accept the irrational, but not the transcendent. Wonder and awe have gone out of your religions. You are prepared to accept the irrational, but not the transcendent.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: We try men through one another. - Quran 6:53 We try men through one another. - Quran 6:53
G. Willow Wilson quotes: I think every Muslim woman has to feel the world out for herself. I think every Muslim woman has to feel the world out for herself.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: I didn't believe in spiritual homelands, and found God as readily in a strip mall as in a mosque. I didn't believe in spiritual homelands, and found God as readily in a strip mall as in a mosque.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: The act of concealment had become more powerful than what it concealed. The act of concealment had become more powerful than what it concealed.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: The more you put out there, the more you have to resolve. 'Air' is the most literary comic I've written so far, and that poses problems. The more you put out there, the more you have to resolve. 'Air' is the most literary comic I've written so far, and that poses problems.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: My faith did not require beauty or belonging - the deeper I went into my practice, the less it required at all. My faith did not require beauty or belonging - the deeper I went into my practice, the less it required at all.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Society didn't mind if you broke the rules; it only required you to acknowledge them. Society didn't mind if you broke the rules; it only required you to acknowledge them.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: There are few things more overwhelming than love in hostile territory. There are few things more overwhelming than love in hostile territory.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: I suppose every innovation started out as a fantasy. I suppose every innovation started out as a fantasy.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Culture belongs to the imagination; to judge it rationally is to misunderstand its function. Culture belongs to the imagination; to judge it rationally is to misunderstand its function.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: You can't really separate modernity from history or spiritual concerns from mundane ones. Everything feeds into everything else. You can't really separate modernity from history or spiritual concerns from mundane ones. Everything feeds into everything else.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: In Arab Islamic society, it is traditionally taboo to criticize the lifestyle or personal philosophy of any practicing Muslim. In Arab Islamic society, it is traditionally taboo to criticize the lifestyle or personal philosophy of any practicing Muslim.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: When you write for a comic series, many superheroes have 60 or some years of history that you are coming into. When you write for a comic series, many superheroes have 60 or some years of history that you are coming into.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: There is infinite space within a human life. There is infinite space within a human life.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: If she was pretty and well-mannered, a daughter could marry up; a son could not. A son needed his own prospects. If she was pretty and well-mannered, a daughter could marry up; a son could not. A son needed his own prospects.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: In 2003, as a 21-year-old convert to Islam, I moved from Colorado to Cairo to see what life was like in a Muslim country. In 2003, as a 21-year-old convert to Islam, I moved from Colorado to Cairo to see what life was like in a Muslim country.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: 'Butterfly Mosque' came out of the emails I wrote to family and friends back home after moving to Egypt. 'Butterfly Mosque' came out of the emails I wrote to family and friends back home after moving to Egypt.
G. Willow Wilson quotes: Nobody as the right to give up on a whole generation before it's even had a right to prove itself. Nobody as the right to give up on a whole generation before it's even had a right to prove itself.