Against positivism, which halts at phenomena—“There are only facts”—I would say: No, facts is precisely what there is not, only interpretations. We cannot establish any fact “in itself”: perhaps it is folly to want to do such a thing. “Everything is subjective,” you say; but even this is interpretation. The “subject” is not something given, it is something added and invented and projected behind what there is.—Finally, is it necessary to posit an interpreter behind the interpretation? Even this is invention, hypothesis. In so far as the word “knowledge” has any meaning, the world is knowable; but it is interpretable otherwise, it has no meaning behind it, but countless meanings(“Perspectivism”). It is our needs that interpret the world; our drives and their For and Against. Every drive is a kind of lust to rule; each one has its perspective that it would like to compel all the other drives to accept as a norm.
Edited to add: The quote from the documentary is referring to heterosexual men who meet women through online dating, and vice versa. And the “it’s just true” comment is referring to the quotes from Margaret Atwood and SWP.
And then I debated whether or not to put it on Tumblr…but I decided it was important. Because in my own way, I can (unfortunately) point out exactly what is wrong with men when they don’t realize how hard it is to be a woman. How we do not have equal opportunities and freedoms in everyday life….
Misha Collins recently confirmed at a Convention that Cas still has all of his memories, so what we can expect is a reunion with Sam and Dean at some point. If things go well, Cas will acclimatize to humanity by fully experiencing the pros and cons of it, and Sam and Dean will be there to help him along the way. Bye bye trenchcoat, and welcome plaid shirts.
Castiel’s worth is not defined by being there for other people when things get rough.
Ultimately, he deserves his own point of view to conclude his redemption arc, which also includes his shaky relationship with Dean. Those issues that they both face, including not trusting each other fully, might force them to actually do so. It would be a welcome change to see them working side by side without Castiel disappearing after another hunt just because he can. In fact, Cas can fully become part of the team, perhaps even moving into the MoL bunker, researching with Sam, talking to Kevin and mending fences with Dean. The narrative importance of their relationship will carry over to season 9, and will also gain a new perspective with Cas being human, living a human life and for once, maybe making all the right choices.