When I was a student at Cambridge I remember an anthropology professor holding...– Sandi Toksvig (Sandi Toksvig is the one who pointed out to me that the Bayeaux Tapestry was made by women. She is incredibly awesome.) (via ladiesmakingcomics, learninglog) Sandi Toksvig is one of my favourite guest panelists on Q.I. She absolutely is awesome. (I just watched the ‘History’...
.:Perspicacity:.: Her aunt, Anna, attended a yoga... →
furchesl: Her aunt, Anna, attended a yoga class with Nathaniel Garber back in 2005. Nathaniel only attended a couple sessions, but Anna was a collector of names to be dropped in polite conversation. Thanks to Anna’s voracity in pursuing a friendship with his name, Anna was one of the first people that he… My friends are brilliant.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.– Dalai Lama (via kari-shma)
If we treat people as they are, we make them worse. If we treat people as they...– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Rape is only really rape if it involves force. So says the new House Republican...– And, yes, this is going on. Let’s outline, one more time, the reasons why requiring “force” as a part of legally defined rape is a bad idea, hey? Because there are many. And let’s skip right past the part where many rapes would no longer be defined as such (I’m… really not sure how you redefine...
Mo money, mo problems.– John D. Rockefeller (via historysaidwhat)
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your...– Maya Angelou (via kari-shma)
Everything or Nothing: An Ode to the INFJ
On days like today, when I wake up at 3:30 am with whorly brain, running something through my mind to find all the ways I was stupid and wrong and a fool, while intellectually understanding that I’m being completely illogical and unreasonable, I can usually trace my distress to my particular brand of insanity, that of being INFJ. For those of you who are not into personality tests or typing,...
It is probably often the case that research often starts out at some historical...– Bob Selman on emic and etic coding. (I love my research project)
Everybody’s at war with different things… I’m at war with my own...– Tupac Shakur