commentary, philosophy, and outright rants

“…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

“A form of clairvoyance was growing fast upon me, not the piercing psychic perceptions of Taverner, who saw straight into the inner soul of men and things, but a power to perceive the subtler aspects of matter…” – Dion Fortune #qotd