If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like...– George Eliot, Middlemarch. In a conversation with Unburying the Lead, Hungry Ghoast, and Abby Jean yesterday about homelessness, I was reminded again of the problem an individual faces in confronting –or even in reacting to- vast, systematic problems; one cannot feel for the whole world or one will...
“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” - Bertrand Russell What bothers me isn’t the fact that I disagree with a lot of the personal thoughts on my tumblr dashboard, but people don’t give much thought before blindly agreeing with them.
“Conviction is a greater enemy to truth than lies.” - Friedrich Nietzsche It is not the struggle of opinions that has made history so violent, but rather the struggle of belief in opinions, that is, the struggle of convictions.
LAPTOPS RUIN LIVES
“I’d hate to die twice. It’s so boring.” - Richard Feynman His last words, the last time he was brought out of a coma the day he died. I find that a person’s last words reflects his personality pretty well. I wonder what I’m going to say..
“I believe that when I die I shall rot, and nothing of my ego will survive. I am not young and I love life. But I should scorn to shiver with terror at the thought of annihilation. Happiness is nonetheless true happiness because it must come to an end, nor do thought and love lose their value because they are not everlasting. Many a man has borne himself proudly on the scaffold; surely...
I hate how I can’t post whatever I want without getting unfollowed by fanatics, tumblr isn’t a venting place for me like it is for other people. -_-;
Signs and symptoms of Egocentricity type B
davdsuh: Feeling like you’re the only one going through a problem (often traumatic to some degree) Believing that no one understands Seeking help, but not accepting it when offered Pointing the finger at anything or anyone else but you Thinking everyone else’s life is perfect Thinking everyone has done you wrong Believing that everything going on is about you in some way Complains,...
I’ve been listening to this every night...
I have so much freaking work this week, why the hell am I online. -_-;