commentary, philosophy, and outright rants

Archive for April, 2015

“In judging human behavior, one must go

“In judging human behavior, one must go by what an individual believes is true— not by what is actually true.”-Randall Garrett #qotd #belief

“I found my will, a fragile thing, star

“I found my will, a fragile thing, starving among ferns and women and snakes.” – Leonard Cohen #qotd

“Altruism is beautiful in theory, but i

“Altruism is beautiful in theory, but it has never been known to work in practice.” – E.E. “Doc” Smith #qotd #lensmen

“…the original research was thought-p

“…the original research was thought-provoking, although it would probably be considered a felony in most states.”-A.Bernstein #qotd #Daria

“Sometimes you just have to shift the w

“Sometimes you just have to shift the way you look at things that are already there.” – Audrey Faye #qotd

“…guardians of youthful morals do not

“…guardians of youthful morals do not want live characters, they want plaster saints who never do anything naughty…”-Rbt Heinlein #qotd

“They think we’re gods.”–“Ok. We’r

“They think we’re gods.”–“Ok. We’re gods. Now what?”–“I have no idea.” – Brad Wright #qotd #SG1

“our culture is obsessed with dead musi

“our culture is obsessed with dead musicians. We love to put them on a pedestal.” – Frances Bean Cobain #qotd

“There is no beauty without laughter, n

“There is no beauty without laughter, no laughter without joy.” – Leonard Nimoy #qotd

“What physical science can devise and s

“What physical science can devise and synthesize, physical science can analyze and duplicate.” – E.E. “Doc” Smith #qotd