Once poverty is gone, we’ll need to build museums to display its horrors to...– Muhammad Yunus \caraobrien:tameourways\ (via brettjohn) (via crookedindifference)
Flight 253 Hero Wants To Get Paid →
(via soupsoup) oh man, disregard my previous post.
breaking up is hard to do
recently, i’ve been thinking and talking about break-ups quite a bit. as a serial dater with commitment and intimacy issues, i find usually terminating a relationship can be as easy as a sudden lapse in communication. or simply, “this isn’t fun anymore and i don’t want to be this person.” i’ve been dumped, disappointed, heartbroken plenty of times, and it...
jasper, you’re my hero! i‘m with sheilamcclear and saucy. i wouldn’t mind being “restrained and subdued” by this man.
I promise you, one thing is never going to change. And that’s our mission....– Jim Lehrer’s rules of journalism (via Daring Fireball) (via femmebot) (via soupsoup)
The new TSA rule requiring everyone to strip naked during the last hour of...– mat (via soupsoup)
Numquam naturam mos vinceret; est enim ea semper invicta Custom will never...– Marcus Tillius Cicero, Tusculanae Disputationes c 45 CE (via feralnostalgia)
Each time the U.S. bombs a new location in the Muslim world, the same pattern...– Glenn Greenwald (via azspot)
A Critical Weekend In Iran →
seaofgreen: Andrew Sullivan: It’s seasonally quiet in the West, but in Iran, this weekend could be the most important since the June Revolution began. It’s Ashura, the mourning festival that begins today and culminates tomorrow. Ashura symbolizes resistance to oppression to the last drop, and because Shia Islam identifies with the oppressed in that story, any government brutality in these days...
seven blunders of the world
constantflux: i-am-teariffic: “Seven Blunders of the World” 1. Wealth without work 2. Pleasure without conscience 3. Knowledge without character 4. Commerce without morality 5. Science without humanity 6. Worship without sacrifice 7. Politics without principle —Mahatma Gandhi
INTERVIEW PROJECT - NEW EPISODE EVERY THREE DAYS →
this is so awesome. it’s a david lynch project. it’s interviews compiled through a 70 day road trip and the people along the way.
On art and beauty
homeofthevain: No matter how keenly, how admirably, a story, a piece of music, a picture is discussed and analyzed, there will be minds that remain blank and spines that remain unkindled. A poor man is robbed of his overcoat; another poor fellow is turned into a beetle — so what? There is no rational answer to so what. We can take the story apart, we can find out how the bits fit, how one part...