Factober

As to honor - you know - it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs.

Posted 3 months ago

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I am who I am because the tears of my past have watered the magnificence of

I am who I am because the tears of my past have watered the magnificence of my present.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

It is the manner of death that reveals the importance of a man. Ordinary pe

It is the manner of death that reveals the importance of a man. Ordinary people are murdered while extraordinary people are assassinated.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

[About describing atomic models in the language of classical physics:]We mu

[About describing atomic models in the language of classical physics:]We must be clear that when it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images and establi
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There is a very dangerous myth that #Hitler was solely fueled by racism. Hi

There is a very dangerous myth that #Hitler was solely fueled by racism. His desire to engineer society was pervasive. Racism alone cannot explain what happened in The Holocaust without also addressing Hitler's statist policies.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Win over the fear and adversity and prove yourself wrong.

Win over the fear and adversity and prove yourself wrong.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get

We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.
Posted 3 months ago

My sudden, unforeseen capitulation had knocked me backward, and I had nothi

My sudden, unforeseen capitulation had knocked me backward, and I had nothing to hold on to. My internal weather was eerily calm, as if in a tornado's aftermath, birdsong, sunshine, supersaturated colors, wreckage all around, and myself, dazed and limping
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

May God protect me from gloomy saints.

May God protect me from gloomy saints.
Posted 3 months ago

Yea, slimy things did crawl with legsUpon the slimy sea.

Yea, slimy things did crawl with legsUpon the slimy sea.
Posted 3 months ago

I'm thinking about the cat dying, Dulcie and her knife against my throat, M

I'm thinking about the cat dying, Dulcie and her knife against my throat, Mrs Irvin and her St Thomas bone... But never my sister. A brother rarely thinks about his sister.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

We Facebook users have been building a treasure lode of big data that gover

We Facebook users have been building a treasure lode of big data that government and corporate researchers have been mining to predict and influence what we buy and for whom we vote. We have been handing over to them vast quantities of information about o
Posted 3 months ago

Your qualifications, your CV, are not your life, though you will meet many

Your qualifications, your CV, are not your life, though you will meet many people of my age and older who confuse the two.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago