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We did Sylvan Esso in our Thanksgiving wanderings yesterday.
stoweboyd: The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has been since creation, and it will go on. We chase chickens or dogs away from it. Show More Summary
danismm: WONDERFUL LEMON PIE!
“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” - | Kurt Vonnegut
“I’m torn by competing impulses. I want to see sexual harassment finally taken seriously but fear participating in a sex panic. My instinct is often to defend men I like, but I don’t want to be an enabler or a sucker. I try not to be...Show More Summary
sketchplanations: Pace layers. I love this concept from Stewart Brand, that different aspects of the world change at different speeds. So, fashion and art changes and cycles faster than commerce which is faster than infrastructure, and in turn governance, culture and finally Nature. Show More Summary
“We know that there is no help for us but from one another, that no hand will save us if we do not reach out our hand. And the hand that you reach out is empty, as mine is. You have nothing. You possess nothing. You own nothing. You are free. All you have is what you are, and what you give.” - | Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed
“New Think usually involves lateral thinking. Lateral thinking is based on biological information processing principles which differ from the physical information processing principles of mathematics, logic, and computers. For instance,...Show More Summary
mapsontheweb: The Carta Pisana - The oldest known surviving Portolan Chart. Drawn on vellum, the shape of the animal it was taken from can clearly be seen.
“Sometimes philosophy needs to cry.” - | Timothy Morton, I’ve Been Kicked In The Biosphere
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A man told me once that all the bad people Were needed. Maybe not all, but your fingernails You need; they are really claws, and we know Claws. The sharks–what about them? They make other fish swim faster. The hard-faced men In black coats who chase you for hours In dreams–that’s the only way to get you To the shore. Show More Summary
“Oh, isn’t life a terrible thing, thank God?” - | Dylan Thomas, Under Milk Wood
Seven Psychopaths (2012): Watching as soon as possible.
“If some of us grow rich in our sleep, where do we think this wealth is coming from? It doesn’t materialise out of thin air. It doesn’t come without costing someone, another human being. It comes from the fruits of others’ labours, which they don’t receive.” - | John Stuart Mill
“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” - | Paul Valery
“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” - | Seneca A year ago.
Slipping into darkness. Atheism is basically illegal.
nysaflcio: Facts matter. Call your representative today by texting SCAM to 877877 and tell them to oppose the job-killing Republican tax reform bill. It’s not a tax plan, it’s a tax scam. http://ift.tt/2zPmmf9