dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. the moment you realize that you’re currently happy—consciously trying to savor the feeling—which prompts your intellect to identify it, pick it apart and put it in context, where it will slowly dissolve until it’s little more than an aftertaste.
Orin Affirmations: Personal Power Through...
nirvikalpa: You can learn to recognize the energies you pick up subconsciously. You are like a radio that can receive many stations. What you receive depends on what you pay attention to. Your energy centers are opening. It is important to develop wisdom, release pain, and rise above negativity. Visualization can transform energy from negative to positive. In every home are the...
From reddit: an analogy
Customer: My car isn't working and I need you to fix it immediately, this is an emergency
Mechanic: Alright sir what seems to be the problem?
Customer: I don't know, I tried to use my car on friday and it didn't work, now it's monday and I need to get to work and I can't and this needs to be fixed right now.
Mechanic: Can you start the car? Can you even get into your car? Does it make any sounds when you try to start it? Are all 4 tires there?
Customer: I don't know, I don't know what any of that stuff means, I tried to get to work and it wouldn't let me and you need to fix it now because you changed my oil 6 months ago.
Mechanic: Alright well what kind of car are you driving?
Customer: I don't know, a green one, why does that matter?
Mechanic: Please take a look at the back of your car and see if there are any letters or numbers that would indicate a vehicle model or manufacturer
Customer: Ok, my car is a SV2 87K.
Mechanic: No sir that's your license plate. My records indicate that you drive a Nissan Altima, can you confirm that the key you're using to try and get into this car says Nissan on it?
Customer: My key says Lexus but I don't see how that makes a difference, I've been using this key on this car for years and it's always worked, what did you do to my car?
I preferred Tolstoy’s ability to see the angles of everyday life to Dostoevsky’s...– Kevin Hartnett
the ragbag: today in intriguing german loanwords: →
ragbag: fisselig • (adj.) flustered to the point of incompetence despite how cool i seem to almost everyone that ever has met me (especially those who are superior judges of character), i can—from time to time, especially when nagged by a supervisor—lose my composure. and on those occasions, i don’t just show my nervousness, i completely break down to the most feral, least competent, slathering...
tetw: A Tetw reading list How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read by Pierre Bayard - Not reading is our main way of relating to most literature, find out how to make the most of your ignorance. Tense Present by David Foster Wallace - In one of his finest essays, DFW reviews a dictionary of English usage, thereby tackling everything from democracy and free will to racism in academia. The...
Tumblr artists discovery - April 2012 →
artchipel: This month, some awesome artists found on Artists On Tumblr: Amanda Mocci | amocci (Canada) - illustration * agnes-cecile - drawing (watercolor) * Jing Zhang | mazakii - illustration * maruti-bitamin - drawing Angela Rizza | angelarizza - illustration Hajime Asahi | no1000 (b.1986, Japan) - illustration * Takahiro Kimura | kimvirus - illustration Aaron Jasinski | jasinskiart (USA) -...