When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its...– Robert Heinlein
Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or...– Truman Capote (via caitie-did)
We are the bright new stars born of a screaming black hole, the nascent suns...– A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers (via thechocolatebrigade)
debbiestier: Have watched this this TED Talk 3 times and it gets better with each viewing.
Whenever in my dreams I see the dead, they always appear silent, bothered,...– Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov (via thechocolatebrigade)
Why Night Owls Are More Intelligent than Morning...
tamburina: More intelligent people wake up late and stay up late. Some people are night owls, and others are morning larks. What makes the difference may be their levels of general intelligence. Virtually all species in nature, from single-cell organisms to mammals, including humans, exhibit a daily cycle of activity called circadian rhythm. The circadian rhythm in mammals is regulated by two...