US Army will block atheist soldiers from feeding... →
goldenheartedrose: invisiblelad: abaldwin360: This sure as hell sounds like endorsing a religion, doesn’t it. What? Sickening but not surprising.
Whenever a Republican tries to claim they aren’t racist, let’s remember this...– A comment on Mediamatters on the article How The Right Deals With A Problem Like Trayvon Martin (via abaldwin360)
alwaysanoriginal: You know those book hangovers when you wake up in the morning after finishing the book the night before and the FIRST thing you think about is the book, and then you have all these feelings still and you don’t know what to do with them, and no one around understands, and it feels like reality is still moving around you but you’re stuck in that book hangover and still cannot...
I am doing a social experiment for a project for...
strikemysoul: I’m comparing the speed of which humans communicate in todays world vs the 1900’s. This experiment is going to last three days, so from today, Saturday March 24th, 12AM EST, to Monday 11:59PM EST. I am taking into account my amount of follows now (188) and how many I will have on Monday. I will reblog this myself once per day. I have a guess at how many reblogs this will get but I...
Gale: You're on the phone with your baker he's upset
Katniss: oh no
Gale: Goin' off about some cake that he burnt
Gale: 'cause he doesn't know how to hunt like I do
Katniss: Gale stop
Gale: I'm in the woods it's a typical Sunday afternoon
Gale: I'm hunting the kind of squirrels he doesn't like
Gale: He'll never be able to hunt like I do
Gale: CUZ HE BAKES BREAD
Gale: I MAKE SNARES
Gale: HE EATS CUPCAKES
Gale: AND I HUNT BEARS
Katniss: Gale just stop
Thus every writer’s motto reads: mad I cannot be, sane I do not deign to be,...– Roland Barthes (via writingquotes)
Like stones, words are laborious and unforgiving, and the fitting of them...– Edmund Morrison (via writingquotes)
You must write every single day of your life. You must lurk in libraries to...– Ray Bradbury (via writingquotes)
Daily Pagan News: European neanderthals on the... →
pagannews: New findings from an international team of researchers show that most neanderthals in Europe died off around 50,000 years ago. The previously held view of a Europe populated by a stable neanderthal population for hundreds of thousands of years up until modern humans arrived must therefore be…
Daily Pagan News: The Realistic Witch Etiquette... →
realistic-witch: Like a lot of women, I was drawn to pagan spirituality partly because of its acceptance and celebration of femininity and feminine sexuality. The first book I read on witchcraft, The Holy Book of Women’s Mysteries by Zsuzsanna Budapest represents the extreme of this. She…
Scientists Find Noise Pollution Affects Both... →
indiancountry: One would expect noise pollution to affect behavior of animal life — after all, critters have ears too, and the sound booming from a factory or oil well doesn’t discriminate. But according to an article at LiveScience.com, the cacophony of modern industrial life can influence the quality and quantity of life for flora as well as fauna.
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Science is the key to our future, and if you don’t believe in science, then...– Bill Nye (via cassket)
Cram your head with characters and stories. Abuse your literary privelages....– Jennifer Weiner (via writingquotes)
Daily Pagan News: Effective Communication for... →
pagannews: Environmentalists spend a lot of time telling everyone how close we are to destroying the planet, or at least disrupting the delicate balance that allows the human species to survive on it. But they spend almost as much time complaining about how it seems like all that their fellow…
The 15 Embarrassments of the Ancient World... →
pagannews: What do the Colossus of Rhodes, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus have in common? Okay, granted, they are three of the only places in the world never considered for Taco Bell franchises. But they are also three of the fabled “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.”…
Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write,...– Graham Greene (via writingquotes)
Don’t quit. It’s very easy to quit during the first 10 years. Nobody cares...– Andre Dubus (via writingquotes)
Just as composers go to concerts and artists visit galleries, writers read. You...– Judith Barrington (via writingquotes)