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News Briefs 06-06-2014

”The errors are not in the art, but in the artificers.”

Quote of the Day:

“If I have seen further it is by standing on ye sholders of Giants..”

Isaac Newton

News Briefs 04-06-2014

Thanks to Susan & King Babar

Quote of the Day:

"“Were you on the square?” the immigration official asked.
“I was,” Chan said, expecting to be detained.
Frowning, the official leaned in.
“Then go and tell the world,” the official said softly, before waving him through."

~Excerpt from the article The Tiananmen Massacre: 25 Years Later, Three Students Tell What They Saw

News Briefs 03-06-2014

Better late than never! Here's the Tuesday news briefs:

Quote of the Day:

Our generation is the first ever to have made the search for self-awareness a crime, if it is done with the use of plants or chemical compounds as the means of opening the psychic doors.

Alexander 'Sasha' Shulgin

News Briefs 02-06-2014

Wrap your brain cells around this lot:

Quote of the Day:

People do not seem to realise that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

News Briefs 30-05-2014

“It is hidden but always present.”

Quote of the Day:

“Knowing others is intelligence;
 knowing yourself is true wisdom.”

Lao Zi

News Briefs 29-05-2014

Thank you, Bryan Singer, for making me feel 14 years younger after I left the multiplex last Saturday!

Thanks to Jonathan, Kat & Logan.

Quote of the Day:

"From the point of view of many scientists, gods represent an explanation for the unknown. Scientists are focused on trying to understand the unknown, so there is a fundamental conflict. That said, some scientists find religion useful and perhaps even fulfilling."

~Stanley Prusiner. Nobel laureate, scientific heretic & discoverer of prions.

News Briefs 28-05-2014

Oyasumi.

Thanks Kat & Greg.

Quote of the Day:

In Norwegian, Våryr means “spring dizzy”; the word is used to describe what people experience when, after the long, dark winter, the days begin to lengthen.

~ Jonathan Carroll

News Briefs 27-05-2014

Hey dude, don't lean on me man...

Quote of the Day:

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace in a continual state of alarm (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing them with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken