flytinyeagle: So this is the letter Sister Williams sent me: Dear Lindsey, After speaking with your Mom over the phone yesterday about your not returning to Seminary, I decided to share a couple of thoughts with you. I am sad that you will no longer be able to attend because I enjoy teaching you very much and am amazed by your deep intelligence. I hope you will continue to use the seminary...
“Aposematism (from apo- away, and sematic sign/meaning), perhaps most commonly known in the context of warning coloration, describes a family of antipredator adaptations where a warning signal is associated with the unprofitability of a prey item to potential predators. It is one form of “advertising” signal, with many others existing, such as the bright colors of flowers which...
What could be more foolish than to base one’s entire view of life on ideas that,...– Francis Crick (via fuckyeahsexyatheists)
What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears.– Alice Walker (via fuckyeahsexyatheists)
If we can’t think for ourselves, if we’re unwilling to question authority, then...– Carl Sagan The Demon-Haunted World: Science as The Candle in The Dark (Real Patriots ask Questions)
Rational arguments don’t usually work on religious people. Otherwise, there...– Dr. House (via fuckyeahsexyatheists)
A word that does not exist in the English...
Ya’aburnee Arabic – Both morbid and beautiful at once, this incantatory word means “You bury me,” a declaration of one’s hope that they’ll die before another person because of how difficult it would be to live without them.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination...– Albert Einstein (via sirmitchell)
earthlingonly: bylligoat: earthlingonly: If you know what “&” is called without googling, we can make babies. It’s called an ampersand. But I’m married, so I award you no babies. Also, I’ve been scissorfied (pronounced va-SEC-tome-e). So no babies to give. Still though, it’s an ampersand. We couldn’t make babies anyway. I lied to everyone in that post. I’m a liar. Liars burn...
codarsnacht: Teacher (after a long spiel about praying and the importance of it in our lives): Ok class, we’re going to pray now. Me (putting up my hand): I don’t want to offend anyone here, but I’m a little confused about the point of prayer. Teacher: …How so? Me: You’re telling me that if I ask, I will receive, right? Teacher: Yes Me: But you also say that the...
earthlingonly: If you know what “&” is called without googling, we can make babies. It’s called an ampersand. But I’m married, so I award you no babies. Also, I’ve been scissorfied (pronounced va-SEC-tome-e). So no babies to give. Still though, it’s an ampersand.
I want to smoke until I pass out.
I really do. I’m going to go get started.