I can now see, for the first time, just how many worms a can holds, and why it’s not a good idea to open one under any circumstances. – Nick Hornby: How to be good
Always, before any of this began, I enjoyed gossip, an essential qualification for the [psychotherapist] job. Now I get to hear a lot of it, a river of human effluvium flowing into me, day after day, year after year. Like many modernists, Freud privileged detritus; you could call him the first artist of the ‘found’, […]
“The man you love in me, of course, is better than me. I’m not like that. But he loves you, and I’ll make sure I’m better than myself.” – A. S. Pushkin
Time to make things happen! Unfortunately, this is the biggest combination of crisis and useless you can imagine.
It’s fanfic! It’s fifty shades of bullshit! – Knowledge Fight #553
Reading about the bland first impressions of the OnePlus Watch. I can not help wondering what a smartwatch is, and what it is becoming.
If the sickly green color doesn’t tip you off that you are installing Slackware, installing LiLo should clue you in…The nostalgia is deep with this one, had that as my main system for years.Now Pat put out that the present state of Slackware-Current can be tagged as a Beta for Slackware 15.
A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light-years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual. – […]