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News Briefs 22-08-2014

"Reason is immortal, all else mortal."

Quote of the Day:

“Number is the ruler of forms and ideas, and the cause of gods and daemons.”


News Briefs 21-08-2014

What Jon said…

Thanks to officer Go F#$k Yourself.

Quote of the Day:

“Just as physical hunger is sated, at least metaphorically, by the sight of a marvelous meal, so the hunger of the soul is sated by the vision of numinous images.”

~Carl Jung. Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies. 1959.

News Briefs 19-08-2014

Cats in zero-gravity. You're welcome.

Quote of the Day:

Right now, there could well be messages from the stars flying right through this room. Through you and me. And if we had the right receiver set up properly, we could detect them. I still get chills thinking about it.

Frank Drake (quoted in Five Billion Years of Solitude)

News Briefs 18-08-2014

Today's flotsam.

Quote of the Day:

The age of automation is going to be the age of 'do it yourself.'

Marshall McLuhan

News Briefs 15-08-2014

“Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.”

Quote of the Day:

“Death only grasps; to live is to pursue. 
Dream on! There's nothing but illusion true!”

O.W. Holmes Sr.

News Briefs 14-08-2014

This has been a bleak week. Let's just hope it doesn't get any darker…

Thanks to Rick & emlong

Quote of the Day:

“If you know why your God is so stupid, feel free and call us.”

~Matt Dillahunty, co-host of The Atheist Experience TV show.

News Briefs 13-08-2014

The fool & the Holy Grail.

Quote of the Day:

"The real secret of magic is that the world is made of words, and that if you know the words that the world is made of, you can make of it whatever you wish."

~ Terence McKenna, from Alien Dreamtime

News Briefs 12-08-2014

O'captain, my captain

Quote of the Day:

Carpe diem.

News Briefs 11-08-2014

NOT the end of the world. Yet.

Thanks to Kat for links

Quote of the Day:

The supermoon is a 16-inch pizza compared with a 15-inch pizza. It's a slightly bigger moon; I ain't using the adjective 'supermoon.'

Neil deGrasse Tyson