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News Briefs 18-07-2014

“What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning."

Quote of the Day:

“Quantum theory provides us with a striking illustration of the fact that we can fully understand a connection though we can only speak of it in images and parables.”

W. Heisenberg

News Briefs 17-07-2014

Isn't it time to change the tune??

Thanks to Inannawhimsey

Quote of the Day:

"What we call imagination is actually the universal library of what's real. You couldn't imagine it if it weren't real somewhere, sometime."

~Terence McKenna

News Briefs 16-07-2014

After reading some of the crazy news briefs today you'll be all like this

Quote of the Day:

The cost of sanity in this society is a certain level of alienation.

Terence McKenna

News Briefs 15-07-2014

I'm not sure I like the direction computer gaming is heading...

Quote of the Day:

Never turn your back on Fear. It should always be in front of you, like a thing that might have to be killed.

Hunter S. Thompson

News Briefs 14-07-2014

The wow, the woo and the WTF?

Thanks to Kat for links

Quote of the Day:

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

Plato

News Briefs 10-07-2014

Who sez the power of prayer doesn't work??

Thanks to Lon.

Quote of the Day:

"We have to stop. Brazil isn't the best and hasn't been for many years. We have to see what is ahead in the future."

~Carlos Eduardo Barata, a drunken aficionado commenting on the Mineirazo

News Briefs 09-07-2014

Exorcizamus te, omnis immunde spiritus!

Quote of the Day:

It seems to me what is called for is an exquisite balance between two conflicting needs: the most skeptical scrutiny of all hypotheses that are served up to us and at the same time a great openness to new ideas … If you are only skeptical, then no new ideas make it through to you … On the other hand, if you are open to the point of gullibility and have not an ounce of skeptical sense in you, then you cannot distinguish the useful ideas from the worthless ones.

Carl Sagan

News Briefs 08-07-2014

Breathe...

Quote of the Day:

We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year.

Pink Floyd ("Wish You Were Here")