It’s tough to associate creativity with mental illness because obviously if...– Jonah Lehrer, on the link between depression and creativity. [complete interview here] (via nprfreshair)
Reading anti-pit bull things makes me sad. The blatant scare tactics are...– Christine Allison (via yourerightinthemiddleoftheroad)
United Airlines: Remove Breed Discrimination from... →
bankston: Why This Is Important United and Continental Airlines have merged and United has adopted Continental’s discriminatory pet policies. The airline’s PetSafe program enforces a pet policy with a Dangerous Dog Breed Restriction, which defines a dangerous dog solely by his breed. This restriction prevents responsible owners of Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, and several...
Crying is not a sign of weakness. People cry for many reasons. Anger. Stress....– sibbotery
[P]rison as a deterrent does not work. If it did, America would be the safest...– The Economist (via letterstomycountry)
Religion v Spirituality
levanna: Spirituality is for those seeking understanding. Religion is for those seeking reward.
Nature is coy but never bashful. - ธรรมชาติเอียงอาย แต่ไม่เคยหน้าบาง
She was the third beer. Not the first one, which the throat receives with almost...– Toni Morisson, Song of Solomon (via stuft)
A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still...– Carl Sagan (via hadnotabody)
The good news is that the human mind has a surprising natural ability to assess...– Jonah Lehrer on How to Be Creative - WSJ.com (via misterjt)
A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.– Brendan Francis (via corona-borealis)
It’s a most distressing affliction to have a sentimental heart and a skeptical...– Naguib Mahfouz, Sugar Street (via itsfromabook)
We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white...– Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (via hannahgraceful)
Even if the world made perfect sense, we would find a way to nonsense. -แม้ว่าโลกคือที่เข้าใจได้อย่างสมบูรณ์เราจะทำให้เกิดความสับสน
Be creative. Don’t be worried about what you are doing — one has to do many...– Osho (via ilearnievolve)
The mind of a perfect man is like a mirror. It grasps nothing; it expects...– Lao Tzu (via shaktilover) (or woman)
People are often unreasonable and self-centred. Forgive them anyway. If you are...– Mother Teresa (via shaktilover)
Pit Bull Advocates: Breed hate isn't okay...but...
Yeah, that happened. In my tumblr “pit bull” category list. Anyone who knows me knows my sometimes obnoxious affection for Pit Bulls. Give me an hour and I’ll try my best to convert your misconceptions about the breed. When Mike Vick became the popular whipping boy for Pit Bull abuse and destruction, I got it. And for a long time, I put most of my venom into hating him,...