In about five hours...
very little will have changed at all. Yet, people will celebrate as though some great accomplishment has been made. Realistically, the day is no different in actual significance than perhaps a president’s birthday or a Nationally Declared Work Holiday. It’s amazing that we can make so much out of so little, and I don’t mean that in a degrading or condescending way way. That...
Cry every time.
“I just want to go home.”
Today, some children died.
Some people were raped. Somebody was robbed. Somebody was murdered. Somebody was oppressed. Someone was wrongly imprisoned for a very long time. Today, I got to be with my family, and I remembered why I love them very much. Just a reminder that our world is a pageant of tragedy, but that’s no reason you can’t be happy. You just can’t ever forget the suffering and evil out...
Dear Coke Talk: On losing them both. →
I like the central paragraph of this one a lot.
Dear Coke Talk: On christian close-mindedness. →
I think I’ll just start referring to religion as “The Lies”.
You know the difference between artists and art critics? People care about what...
I know what "cool" is. Plenty of people know what...
Few actually fit the description. The one qualifying factor I’ve noticed between the naturally cool and those who know it well enough to wear it like makeup is that those who are cool, as opposed to those who know cool aren’t trying, or putting anything extra on top of themselves. Being cool without trying is being cool. Trying to be cool, isn’t, and is the only attempt...
tried to kill himself with this The reason he has an arc reactor in his chest is that it’s hooked up to an electro-magnet that keeps the shrapnel from piercing the innermost reaches of his heart. A problem that could be fixed in the Marvel universe using a good surgeon. In fact, I think he has had surgery but left the hole in his chest because he had to keep the arc reactor a part of him....
Right before Christmas
is a strange time. In all people’s minds, a season of anticipation my hope today, is that the best of our anticipations are met well .
A three-day-old human embryo is a collection of 150 cells called a blastocyst....– Sam Harris, on stem cell research. (via cocknbull) Well put. (via tanya77)