depressingfacts: stfuconservatives: wtfox-: caitz1129: itsonreserve: magulartheimpalor: Angry beyond words. Has anyone seen this Maddow segment on the Catherine Ferguson Acadamy For Young Women? It is a school designed to help young mothers and mothers-to-be continue their education. With a severe lack of funding, they turned to growing a garden on the school property to raise...
The things which had entirely filled my attention on that first occasion I now...– Aldous Huxley
It is easy to understand why even the most generous person might be averse to...– Sam Harris - A New Year’s Resolution for the Rich
The sole means now for the saving of the beings of the planet Earth would be to...– G. I. Gurdjieff
The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the...– Noam Chomsky (via illuminatedbeing)
It’s a rare person who actually changes anything significant about their...– Christina H.
A soldier surrounded by enemies, if he is to cut his way out, needs to combine a...– G.K. Chesterton
To know that what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the...– Albert Einstein
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.– Albert Einstein
I measured my success by how full my wastebasket was. How many ideas I threw...– Albert Einstein
We are so loyal to our suffering and to seeing ourselves as damaged that it’s...– Jack Kornfield (via reclusland)
Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a...– Anais Nin (via nowyouliftyoureyestothesun)
The greatest battle is not physical but psychological. The demons telling us to...– Graeme Fife via 1988:heisjealousforme:Open Fire:aartpixie (via metaconscious)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you...– Mark Twain
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is...– Mark Twain
Becoming accustomed (consuetudo) in fact makes the endurance of misfortunes easy...– Immanuel Kant - Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View (via shakingtambourine)
...Kierkegaard mentions that anxiety is a way for...
When there is freedom from mechanical conditioning, there is simplicity. The...– Bruce Lee (via heartmindspirit)
Teen Sex Energy / Land Money Power
By Mattathias Schwartz Now I wish to speak about the moment after we see that most everything is bullshit, during a period of life when we have the ability to communicate this perception and the certainty of our feeling to a community of peers, but before the moment when we accept that the bullshit is perpetual, that it represents some natural state of affairs, and that the sooner we get over...
The brain may take advice, but not the heart, and love, having no geography,...– Truman Capote, Other Voices, Other Rooms (via oceanofmind)
The future is always ideal: The fridge is stocked, the weather clear, the train...– Hara Estroff Marano
Make Me A Fool
thehouseofcoxhead: After the first listen, here is one of my favourite tracks from The Foreign Exchange’s new album, Authenticity. Make Me A Fool features FE family member Median and the incredibly talented Jesse Boykins III. The album is spectacular, but I won’t go into any detail, because there will be a review coming very soon.
You live like this, sheltered, in a delicate world, and you believe you are...– Anaïs Nin Via hushhoney (via travelhighlights)
In order to know the future it is necessary first to know the present in all its...– G. I. Gurdjieff (via crashinglybeautiful)
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the...– Helen Keller
I suppose most of you have heard of Zen, but before going on to explain any...– Alan Watts
That’s you; drops of water. And you’re on top of the mountain of...– Unknown
The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are →
I’m enjoying the hell out of this book. Best read I’ve had in a while.
The separate person is without content, in both senses of the word.– Alan Watts
Thus you can throw yourself flat on the ground, stretched out upon Mother Earth,...– Erwin Schrödinger
Faith is, above all, open-ness—an act of trust in the unknown.– Alan Watts
The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the...– Alan Alda
Never go to war. Especially with yourself.– Yuri Orlov - ‘Lord Of War’
I always thought death would come on the freeway in a few horrifying moments, so...– Terence McKenna
The question in each and every thing, “Do you desire this once more and...– Peg Tittle on Nietzche’s theory of Eternal Recurrence (via sandrabarman)
Imagine being born into a dream: a mass illusion transformed over thousands of...– James Blanchard Cisneros (via awakeinthedream)
The best way to predict your future is to create it.– Stephen Covey (via cavesoflilith, fuckyeahyoga) (via heartmindspirit) (via notahippie)
Dear Coke Talk: On giving up brain cells. →
I was wondering about your use of cocaine. You seem like a highly intelligent woman, and yet I was under the assumption that cocaine kills brain cells? Especially after repeated use. Forgive me for any ignorance. Sure, cocaine might kill a few brain cells. You know what else might? Damn near every other modern product you can drink, swallow, or inhale, starting with that vodka tonic you’re...
The best way to find out if you can trust someone is to trust them.– Ernest Hemingway (via crookedindifference)
The world bursts at the seams with people ready to tell you you’re not good...– Keith Olbermann