RT @TheRyanAdams: http://t.co/cibTyyYm
dailynietzsche: “All idealists imagine that the causes they serve are essentially better than all the other causes in the world and refuse to believe that, if their cause is to prosper at all, it requires precisely the same evil-smelling manure as all other human undertakings have need of.” —Human, All Too Human: Vol. 1, §490.
Noam Chomsky pt 2
on democracy in the United States— “In the United States the way it is set up is that there is not supposed to be any participation. It’s just big hoopla about the vote, you know, signs all over the place, work on getting out the vote. You push the lever, then you go home. That’s a serious failure of democracy. So you want to try to overcome that democratic deficit....
“If there are human rights violations somewhere it makes sense to criticize them. It makes sense to criticize them if you can do something about them. If you can’t do anything about them it’s just posturing. But if you can help human rights activists or oppressed people or whatever, somewhere else, sure, you should do it. The question is always priorities. Time and energy are...
Men always want to be a woman’s first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We...– Mrs. Allonby. A Woman of No Importance. Oscar Wilde (via arabkush)
I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see...– Joan Didion (via understandingear)
Anonymous asked: You're cat is super cute and everything, but if you ever have a child I'm going to have to stop following you.
The simplicity of your character makes you exquisitely incomprehensible to me.– Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Ernest (via librocubicularist)
“@JonSchneck: In an unrelated note, my les Paul is cooler than yours. http://t.co/mKxxqjlM” you’re rubbing it in!
RT @StephenAtHome: I have one thing to say to all those occupy protesters: GET A JOB! Once one becomes available in America.
When filling out your Christmas cards this year,...
isawthat: delbertshoopman: A Recovering American Soldier c/o Walter Reed Army Medical Center 6900 Georgia Avenue NW Washington, DC 20307-5001. Pass this on and please send out a card- it takes $2 & 5minutes of your precious free time… Together we can raise the spirits of our wounded soldiers this holiday season! I love this. Let’s all do this. Hope, comfort and encouragement...
There was a time when one could almost be afraid to call himself a disciple of...– Soren Kierkegaard 1851