commentary, philosophy, and outright rants

“Blessed are you in the smallness of your whispering. Blessed are you who speaks to the unworthy.” – Leonard Cohen #qotd

“Prophecies can be altered. Universally, however, committing an act of violence to change them seems merely to hasten their arrival. Look at Oedipus or Perseus or Paris.” – L. Jagi Lamplighter #qotd

“It would be nice if the students got a little more encouragement. Maybe a bright kid like Daria would have a better attitude.” – Peggy Nicoll #qotd #Daria

Bach-Gounod Ave Maria, sung by my late father Jack Deltuvia (6/24/34-10/26/07): #qotd #music #Deltuvia

“…any consideration of a boycott should carefully avoid essentials..even selective buying weakens…With non-essentials—grapes, bananas, pistachio nuts, maraschino cherries, and the like—many liberals can make the “sacrifice” and feel noble.” – Saul Alinsky #qotd

“We’re building a civilization, Sam. There are going to be sacrifices. It’s better than rotting in caves, living and dying in squalor like you’ve never seen! I’m creating a great people.” – – “In your image?” – – “Yes.”- Robert C. Cooper #qotd #SG-1

“A pessimist is never unpleasantly surprised.” – Mercedes Lackey #qotd

“We are the dreamers / We are the dancers / Life is the music / Love is the song.” – Leonard Nimoy #qotd

“Always best to accept the craziness and move on.” – L. Jagi Lamplighter #qotd

“Hi! It’s raining cats and dogs out there!” – – “What a unique perspective on the situation.” – Peggy Nicoll #qotd #Daria