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A few years ago, the city council of Monza, Italy, barred pet owners from keeping goldfish in curved bowls... saying that it is cruel to keep a fish in a bowl with curved sides because, gazing out, the fish would have a distorted view of reality. But how do we know we have the true, undistorted picture of reality?

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I write from the heart and do not edit and edit ... my works (music or writ

I write from the heart and do not edit and edit ... my works (music or writing). Although most writers do, and as I read their works its impossible for me to believe that they either talk or even think like that.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

How do you tell if something's alive? You check for breathing.

How do you tell if something's alive? You check for breathing.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Writing a book with completely fictitious characters is like running a demo

Writing a book with completely fictitious characters is like running a democracy, centered around a capital state. You constantly live with the fear & suspicion that one of the characters will start an uncontrollable rebellion.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

One of the greatest feelings in life is the conviction that you have lived

One of the greatest feelings in life is the conviction that you have lived the life you wanted to live-with the rough and the smooth, the good and the bad-but yours, shaped by your own choices, and not someone else's.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Your love is as stable as you are: It's not about how good a person makes y

Your love is as stable as you are: It's not about how good a person makes you feel, but rather what good you can do for them.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I am not saying that during the Second World War Germany did not, under the

I am not saying that during the Second World War Germany did not, under the leadership of the National Socialist government, commit crimes.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Ninety-nine percent of everything that goes on in most Christian churches h

Ninety-nine percent of everything that goes on in most Christian churches has nothing whatsoever to do with the actual religion. Intelligent people all notice this sooner or later, and they conclude that the entire one hundred percent is bullshit, which i
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Knowledge is of two kinds we know a subject ourselves or we know where we

Knowledge is of two kinds we know a subject ourselves or we know where we can find information upon it.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I just don't have a tremendously strong belief that relationships can work.

I just don't have a tremendously strong belief that relationships can work. I'm really quite convinced that they don't. And if they do, it's really quite terribly brief and sporadic.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Things could change so entirely, in a heartbeat; the world could be made en

Things could change so entirely, in a heartbeat; the world could be made entirely anew, because someone was kind.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determi

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism the way you play it is free will.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.

Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago