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A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.– Albert Einstein (via kari-shma)
Decency, security and liberty alike demand that government officials shall be...– Supreme Court Justice Brandeis, delivering his dissenting opinion in Olmstead v. United States, 277 U.S. 438 (1928)
Correcting oneself is correcting the whole world. The Sun is simply bright. It...– Ramana Maharshi (via oceanofmind)
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.– Confucius (via madaeli26)
The bitterness, futility, and self-righteousness of most moral arguments can now...– Haidt, J. (2001). The emotional dog and its rational tail: A social intuitionist approach to moral judgment. Psychology Review 108(4): 814-834. (via bonedust)
Happiness is the ability to feel endless beauty in every moment.– Igor Boutenko (via oceanofmind)
The 70 Best Walk for Choice Signs Across the... →
Libyans begin to run Libya →
jonathan-cunningham: In the liberated city of Benghazi, where pro-Gaddafi forces have been ousted, Libyan people are now organizing a self-government structure to manage the city. One group calling itself the Coalition of the February 17 Revolution—which is made up of doctors, lawyers, teachers, professors, workers, students—just established a city council to manage the day-to-day activities of...
That moment when someone asks you something and...
“Oh, I know animals suffer, but I love my steak”:... →
Original HERE From Psychology Today, Animal Emotions Blog By Marc Bekoff Many people continue to eat animals knowing they’re consuming misery … There’s no doubt that billions of factory-farmed and other animals suffer for our gustatory delights, most of which are unnecessary. Now, a new study shows just how far people will go so that they can continue to eat animals who needlessly wind up...
My notion of democracy is that under it, the weakest shall have the same...– Gandhi This is still relevant today. (via mohandasgandhi)
Human Milk Ice Cream Goes On Sale →
sweetcalamity: Now I’m having a conversation with people regarding whether this is vegan or not, haha. Thought I’d share.
Forever in debt to your priceless advice: I... →
untilallarefreenooneisfree: xveganvancex: jeremyxxx: jarrison: If you choose not to drink, smoke, do drugs, etc. then that’s fine, but it just pisses me off when people label themselves as straight edge. It’s like they’re trying to make everyone aware of the fact that they have an alternative lifestyle, or trying to act like they’re better than you for it. The worst ones are people who...
Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, talk less,...– Swedish Proverb (via blua)
There comes a time when you look into the mirror and you realize that what you...– Tennessee Williams (via creationoftheday)
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought...– — Soren Kierkegaard (via canisfamiliaris)
I hate it when I plan a conversation with someone...
Embrace the faceless, the unnamed.:... →
theoceanandthesky: nines19: kungfucarrie: wellbehaved: Should little boys play with girls’ toys? Dr. Phil says no kathrynkissme: gaywrites: In a section of his web site, Dr. Phil advised a parent whose son likes playing with girl toys and wearing girls’ clothing… This is ridiculous. If you’re that afraid to have a gay child, don’t have a child at all because...
‘Thou shalt not kill’ does not apply to murder of one’s own kind only, but to...– Leo Tolstoy (via pandacake) BAM! Another argument to use against the omnivores who use the bible as their defense (via bonedust)
"You had sex and got pregnant, now you have to...
ginger-gal: You smoked and now you have lung cancer, no treatment for you! You knew that would happen! You have an STI? Too bad, whore! That can happen when you have sex! You were in a car accident? What the hell were you doing in a car? That can happen, you know! No ER visit for you! You tripped and fell on your face and your nose is broken? Pfff, deal with it. Walking can result in...
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Newborn Heart Muscle Can Grow Back by Itself,... →
ScienceDaily (Feb. 25, 2011) — In a promising science-fiction-meets-real-world juxtaposition, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that the mammalian newborn heart can heal itself completely. Researchers, working with mice, found that a portion of the heart removed during the first week after birth grew back wholly and correctly — as if nothing had happened. ...