7,000 baby terrorists

PERSON_2: What ts it now, seargent? Seargent: We just got the final count on the terrorist evacuees, sir. PERSON_2: Does this include the terrorist wounded from the terrorist hospitals? Seargent: Yes, sir. Along with the terrorist doctors and terrorist nurses. PERSON_1: Wait a minute. What’s all this “terrorist” business? Wasn’t Begin once a “terrorist,” too? PERSON_2: Mr. Beign was not a terrorist. He was a freedom fighter. PERSON_1: Oh....

2023-11-13 2024-02-24 1 min

Read what you love until you love to read

Read what you love until you love to read (Ravikant 2018) Bibliography Ravikant, Naval. 2018. “Read What You Love until You Love to Read.” Tweet. Twitter. https://twitter.com/naval/status/1002068699761659905. Backlinks Boring fundamentals Do what you love until you love to do On parenting

2023-11-03 2024-02-24 1 min

To begin your study of the life of Muad'Dib

[A beginning…] To begin your study of the life of Maud’Dib, then, take care that you first place him in his time: born in the 57th year of the Padishah Emperor, Shaddam IV. And take the most special care that you locate Maud’Dib in his place: the planet Arrakis. Do not be deceived by the fact that he was born on Caladan and lived his first fifteen years there. Arrakis, the planet known as Dune, is forever his place....

2023-10-26 2024-02-24 1 min

More guidelines than rules

They’re more what you’d call guidelines, than actual rules Captain Barbarossa Bibliography Backlinks Guidelines for parenting

2023-10-24 2024-02-24 1 min

Find out who you are and do it on purpose

Find out who you are and do it on purpose. Dolly Parton Bibliography

2023-10-20 2024-02-24 1 min

The strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must

The strong do what they can, and the weak suffer what they must. [modern phrasing], Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War, (Ratcliffe 2018) Bibliography Ratcliffe, Susan, ed. 2018. “Oxford Essential Quotations.” In Oxford Essential Quotations. Oxford University Press. https://www.oxfordreference.com/display/10.1093/acref/9780191866692.001.0001/acref-9780191866692.

2023-09-22 2024-02-24 1 min

You must unlearn what you have learned

No! No different. Only different in your mind. You must unlearn what you have learned. (Lucas, n.d.) Bibliography Lucas, George. n.d. “The Empire Strikes Back.” Backlinks Gary Klein and Holly C. Baxter | Cognitive Transformation Theory: Contrasting Cognitive and Behavioral Learning

2023-09-22 2024-02-24 1 min

He does not love his cat, but his cat's kittens

The “purposive” man is always trying to secure a spurious and delusive immortality for his acts by pushing his interest in them forward into time. He does not love his cat, but his cat’s kittens; nor, in truth, the kittens, but only the kittens’ kittens, and so on forward forever to the end of cat-dom. (Keynes 2010) Bibliography Keynes, John Maynard. 2010. Essays in Persuasion. New ed. Basingstoke ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan....

2023-06-28 2024-02-24 1 min

The right path? No. The only path? Yes.

Mace windu: Are you sure we are taking the right path? Yoda: The right path? No. The only path? Yes. Designed by the dark lord of the sith, this web is. For now, play his game we must. How Liberty Dies: The Politics of Star Wars (a) Bibliography Backlinks Scott Alexander | Meditations On Moloch

2023-06-28 2024-02-24 1 min

If you can't fly then run

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. (King n.d.) Bibliography King, Martin Luther. n.d. “If You Can’t Fly Then Run.” Accessed June 6, 2023. https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/26963-if-you-can-t-fly-then-run-if-you-can-t-run.

2023-06-06 2024-02-24 1 min