Ask the Siri, the new iPhone 4 assistant, where to get an abortion, and, if you...– 10 things the iPhone Siri will help you get instead of an abortion | The Raw Story (via interweber) If true, this is extremely important. Not just because of the subject matter but because its important to understand that our access to news and INFORMATION may increasingly be funneled through large...
After the earth dies, some 5 billion years from now, after it’s burned to a...– Carl Sagan (via suzywire)
If our opponent is to be made to comply with our will, we must place him in a...– Carl von Clausewitz On War Milou Noorda, “on love” (via leprintemps)
Making a Fist, Naomi Shihab Nye
(via kathleenjoy: For the first time, on the road north of Tampico, I felt the life sliding out of me, a drum in the desert, harder and harder to hear. I was seven, I lay in the car watching palm trees swirl a sickening pattern past the glass. My stomach was a melon split wide inside my skin. “How do you know if you are going to die?” I begged my mother. We had been traveling for days. With...
This was the state of the world. Heading backwards we learned the flea-fish was...– [abandoned in a field near Yass] luke davies (via thesemightysecrets)
I met her in a bar, a small woman, in a red sleeveless sweater and a Laplander’s hat with strings hanging down; a hat that looked like yellow wax. We were different, yeah, but almost the same. She asked me for a light, didn’t even smoke. Asked me for a light, whispered in my ear: Come with me to the harbour. Come with me to the wide open sea. I’ll take you to the island. You...
Hope is not a lottery ticket you can sit on the sofa and clutch, feeling lucky....– Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost (via bookmania)
The great source of both the misery and disorders of human life, seems to arise...– Adam Smith (via atomos)