Roughly 57 years ago, a 22-year-old Hunter S. Thompson wrote a letter to a friend that had asked him for advice.
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Graphic designer John Koenig has sought for years to fill holes in language that describe the emotions that we all feel, but fail to communicate.
The same text, said the Buddha, must be applied to his own teachings.
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The occurs when people devote sufficient time and attention to an activity that it begins to overshadow their , , and . It is named after the .
There are two nuns. One of them is known as Sister Mathematical (SM) and the other one is known as Sister Logical (SL). It is getting dark and they are still far away from the convent.
Welcome to the Lovecraft Library, home of the (nearly) complete, public domain works of the strange tales author Howard Phillips Lovecraft. This site is primarily a placeholder, there is much more interesting stuff to come. So watch this space!
Key: The essential Olympians' names are given in . Key: The Names marked in green are the titans
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New to meditating? It can be confusing. Not new to meditating? It can still be confusing. The practice of meditation is said to have been around for thousands of years -- and yet, in the last few, especially in America, it seems that everyone kno.....
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist. Friedrich Nietzsche
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There's a name for everything. Seriously. We tip our hats to those everyday things that we never knew could have such funky names. MINI . NOT NORMAL.
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Breakfast is the only meal of the day that I tend to view with the same kind of traditionalized reverence that most people associate with Lunch and
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I don't know who wrote this, but he tells it quite visually and it's sure worth a laugh or two...If nothing else gives you a good belly laugh this year this will and will last the whole year.
Logical fallacies are often sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people. Don't be fooled! This website has been designed to help you identify and call out dodgy logic wherever it may raise its ugly, incoherent head.
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Remember Bertrand Russell's chicken.
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The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn ® (H.O.G.D.) is a magical Order founded in 1977 in Columbus, Georgia. This Order's mentor and guiding light was the late Dr. Israel Regardie. The modern Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn ® Order follows the tradi...
There are probably a handful of books out there that have changed the way you see everything -- fiction and non-fiction. Some of them you read in high school or earlier, and others you discovered o...