Tuesday, May 12, 2015

gold borderland

"Thought runs as though across a bridge that collapses behind it." --d'Annunzio, Notturno, tr Sartarelli (1921; 2011)

"I lived off recycling the loser husband’s beer cans."

"The good thing about social media is now all those people who used to smear their shit on the walls of public restrooms have another outlet." --Saladin Ahmed on twitter

Using Ganzfeld Effect to Impose Your Tulpa's Voice.

"Think about that, we prescribe treatment for lead toxicity for children who have lead levels substantially below what was average in 1975."

"There is a place in the soul where the river of darkness and the river of light flow together." --ibid

"The landscape is littered with guns, hammered socially by increasingly market-fundamentalist politics, and at the same time, natural systems are beginning to buckle and break as climate change starts to accelerate."

"A few weeks ago, the internet exploded with an amazing clip. Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was answering viewer questions for a live audience in Sydney, Australia. The male emcee posed a question submitted by the presumably female Samantha Su. 'What do you think is the cosmological effect of Zayn leaving One Direction and consequently breaking the hearts of millions of girls across the world?'...

But Stephen Hawking, generous and clearly even more intelligent than I had already thought, answered, 'Finally a question about something important. My advice to any heartbroken young girl is to pay close attention to the study of theoretical physics, because one day there may well be proof of multiple universes. It would not be beyond the realms of possibility that somewhere outside of our own universe lies a different universe. And in that universe, Zayn is still in One Direction." --posted by honestcoyote on Metafilter

Stars named after people.

            "for the
sake of Ilus-shivering arrow-heads"




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