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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


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

News Briefs 26-05-2014

Late, but great:

Thanks to Kat for links

Quote of the Day:

God exists because mathematics is undoubtedly consistent and the devil exists because we cannot prove the consistency

Herrman Weyl

News Briefs 23-05-2014

"Are you sure that a floor cannot also be a ceiling?"

With thanks to Kat!

Quote of the Day:

“The result of the struggle between the thought and the ability to express it, between dream and reality, is seldom more than a compromise or an approximation.”

M.C. Escher