The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ: all of us,...– Pope Francis, proclaiming that even non-believers will be redeemed by Christ, as long as they “do good” (not all Christians subscribe to this theory). source (via shortformblog) Umm I mean that sounds like a better tone than the last pope (even if it is slightly condescending but we’ll let...
blissandzen: Moral certainty is always a sign of cultural inferiority. The more uncivilized the man, the surer he is that he knows precisely what is right and what is wrong. All human progress, even in morals, has been the work of men who have doubted the current moral values, not of men who have whooped them up and tried to enforce them. The truly civilized man is always skeptical and tolerant,...
There is no escape. You can’t be a vagabond and an artist and still be a solid...– Herman Hesse (via fuckyeahexistentialism)
Time lapse of OK City tornado →
Kindness covers all of my political beliefs. No need to spell them out. I...– Roger Ebert (via fuckyeahexistentialism)
dear samantha i’m sorry we have to get a divorce i know that seems like an...– Jared Singer, An Entomologist’s Last Love Letter (via johnsteinbeck-)
noire-pandora: I am that type of douchebag friend who doesn’t talk with you for weeks but still cares about you and hopes you still care too.
People speak sometimes about the ‘bestial’ cruelty of man, but that is terribly...– Dostoyevsky (via kateoplis)
The way we try to recruit girls into STEM fields is all wrong. We typically...– Tim Holt on why we still see the number of females in STEM fields fall way behind their male counterparts. Also see how geography paved the way for women in science. (↬ gender and science)
How do people handle crowds? And “the partying”? This is exhausting.
Do you want to explore an alien planet? Change your perspective and imagine...– (via infinity-imagined)
We went to the moon and we discovered earth– Neil deGrasse Tyson (via subatomiconsciousness)
The hellish conditions on Venus are a reminder that this is serious business....– Carl Sagan (via sagansense)
I need to get up in five hours for part two of the wedding drive. I need to go to sleep. On the bright side I’m staying at the house of my first college roommate’s family, which has a very comfy bed. Somewhat stressful however, is the incessant creaking of the floorboards whenever an air molecule so much as thinks about vibrating. “Let me just get out of the way for you Ms. Air...
In the current abortion debate, there is no talk of children. Those who are...– SNL’s Nora Dunn and other women writers and comedians on the choice not to have children. ( (via jwallsjoystick)
Okay so for the first time I can remember, Google has completely failed me. Every search I do for a Damascus steel tattoo just shows me tattoo machines. These are cool looking, but I cannot be the first person to think of getting that pattern on my skin.
Eat every day like its your last