Factober

I don't do lunch. Corrupt artifact of late capitalism. Breakfast maybe?

Posted 5 months ago

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In looking for humor, keep in mind this guideline: Sometimes it takes a lit

In looking for humor, keep in mind this guideline: Sometimes it takes a little time to see the humor in your upsets; you may not find something to laugh about immediately.
Posted 5 months ago

Keep your heart free of hate.

Keep your heart free of hate.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Give a hundred writers the same idea and you'll get a hundred different sto

Give a hundred writers the same idea and you'll get a hundred different stories.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to s

Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

In what terms should we think of these beings, nonhuman yet possessing so v

In what terms should we think of these beings, nonhuman yet possessing so very many human-like characteristics? How should we treat them? Surely we should treat them with the same consideration and kindness as we show to other humans; and as we recognize
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Safety is not a destination that we reach for, rather it is a retreat that

Safety is not a destination that we reach for, rather it is a retreat that we escape to. And if our lives are marked by the incessant search for safety, we will live the whole of it going in reverse.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

The potential for synthetic biology and biotechnology is vast we all have a

The potential for synthetic biology and biotechnology is vast we all have an opportunity to create the future together.
Posted 5 months ago

Impression, not oppression determines the real life of a real person.

Impression, not oppression determines the real life of a real person.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I believe that life should be lived so vividly and so intensely that though

I believe that life should be lived so vividly and so intensely that thoughts of another life, or of a longer life, are not necessary.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

As we crossed the Malakand Pass I saw a young girl selling oranges. She was

As we crossed the Malakand Pass I saw a young girl selling oranges. She was scratching marks on a scrap of paper with a nail to account for the oranges she had sold as she could not read or write. I took a photo of her and vowed I would do everything in m
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

...For like a rugged tree you are hard and sound at the core.

...For like a rugged tree you are hard and sound at the core.
Posted 5 months ago