— Me - in this CNN belief article about a pastor justifying why God allows suffering. I mean zero disrespect, but it’s 2012, and the idea grown adults believe in invisible controlling men is so bizarre to me it’s laughable.
August 5, 2012
"Trying to prove a hypothesis is dangerous, and nothing more than confirmation bias and selective perception. You should attempt to disprove your theory with the simplest, most elegant solution, which is in this case that we live in a universe that is completely disinterested in us, and we are nowhere near being the point of it, nor at the center. One might suggest the strongest course of action for the human race is to retire such archaic notions that are far too deeply personally held to be of use to us, and come together as human beings, realizing the only thing we truly know for sure is that we have each other."
April 12, 2012
"The best journeys answer questions that, at the beginning, you didn’t even think to ask."
April 10, 2012
"All our ignorance brings us closer to death."
— T.S. Eliot
November 11, 2011
Nihil humanum a me alienum puto.
Nothing human is alien to me."
— Roman Poet Terence, as read in Hitch-22 by Christopher Hitchens.
August 18, 2011
"Everything which bars freedom and fullness of communication sets up barriers that divide human beings into sets and cliques, into antagonistic sects and factions, and thereby undermines the democratic way of life."
— John Dewey
August 10, 2011
"The human capacity for brutality is nearly limitless when done at the behest of an authority figure."
February 11, 2011
"Art in its highest form is art that serves and instructs society and human development."
— Harry Belafonte
February 10, 2011
"There are no nations! There is only humanity. And if we don’t come to understand that right soon, there will be no nations, because there will be no humanity."
— Isaac Asimov
October 18, 2010
"Be Ashamed to Die Until You Have Won Some Victory for Humanity.
— Horace Mann"
— Horace Mann"
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“Voting for the president these days is a lot like cheering on WWE. You probably won’t change the outcome but you feel good doing it anyway.”
Just signed up for Spotify- Let’s start this shit up.
“I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.”— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray