A lot of people seem to be very quick to say,...
Qualities like love and compassion will lift our efforts beyond dualistic...– Sharon Salzburg, The Kindness Handbook, p. 105 (via revnaomiking)
It is necessary to repeat the truth over and over again, because the falsehoods...– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (via pieceinthepuzzlehumanity)
DC, You're Awesome.
bikecrushdc: Congrats to DC for continuing to be a wonderful place to ride a bike: Capital BikeShare had its 2 millionth rider on May 17, and DC’s Bike-To-Work day attracted a record-shattering 12,700 riders (2,000 more than 2011)!!!
So, let’s see if I can total all this up. Traditional marriage is one man with...– Jay Michaelson, Religion Dispatches
The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of...– Iris Murdoch
How often are the greatest minds and thoughts kept down with the simplest of...– Breaking Down the wall (via thelasthours)
I was awakened from a nap when the library closed at 3 o’clock. I saw Chinese ideograms and long division type equations with letters on the insides of my eyelids. I opened my eyes and closed them once again and the characters and those equations were still there. Next they were gone. This is not the first odd Chinese related dream. Once I dreamed I was reading a Buddhist text and...
Think Mexican: Offerings for Don Goyo: Residents... →
thinkmexican: The villagers of Xalitzintla, Puebla carry on thousand year old ceremony for Popocatepetl A pot of mole with turkey, bread, fruit, a charro suit, music, pulque, and two bottles of tequila are some of the offerings brought to “calm” Don Goyo, or Popocatepetl, by the residents of Santiago…
Martin Niemöller (1892-1984) was a prominent Protestant pastor who emerged as an...– The quotation stems from Niemöller’s lectures during the early postwar period. Different versions of the quotation exist. These can be attributed to the fact that Niemöller spoke extemporaneously and in a number of settings. Much controversy surrounds the content of the poem as it has been printed...