Maxistentialism: Peter Singer for the New York... →
maxistentialist: Peter Singer for the New York Times: If continuing brain research does in fact show biochemical differences between the brains of those who help others and the brains of those who do not, could this lead to a “morality pill” — a drug that makes us more likely to help? Given the many other…
curiositycounts: “I was about to cut a chocolate cake and when I moved the plate on the countertop I noticed a very interesting sound.” Diego Stocco (previously) makes music from his kitchen.
An average worker needs to work a mere 11 hours per week to produce as much as...– Erik Rauch, Productivity and the Workweek (via maxistentialist)
fuck yeah sex education: Why the friendzone is... →
angels-and-angles: As defined by urban dictionary, the friendzone is… “When you are expected to support a girl you really like while she searches for a smarter, richer, and more handsome boyfriend. There is little you can do without feeling like a dick. All in all, one of the meanest…
You turn on the radio and fall in love with the shape of someone’s voice box....– I Wrote This For You: The Acoustics (via creatingaquietmind)
dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. [Brit. wallesia] a condition characterized by scanning faces in a crowd looking for a specific person who would have no reason to be there, which is your brain’s way of checking to see whether they’re still in your life, subconsciously patting its emotional pockets before it leaves for the day. All too often.
You have to question a cinematic culture which preaches artistic expression, and...– Ryan Gosling, in a letter protesting the NC-17 rating of ‘Blue Valentine’. The rating was based on one consensual sex scene, in which he goes down on Michelle Williams. (via feminishblog)
lavender lines: etiquette-etc: THE ANGRY... →
etiquette-etc: THE ANGRY THERAPIST: What is Your Definition of Love? theangrytherapist: First, I believe there are two types of love. Healthy and unhealthy. Unhealthy love is being powerless, selfish, and enabling. It has no boundaries. Unhealthy love is unconditional and yet contingent. It is immature, irresponsible, and dependent. Unhealthy love is urgent. There is a desperation behind it...
I didn’t want my picture taken because I was going to cry. I didn’t know why I...– Sylvia Plath (via misswallflower)
I wasn’t actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.– F. Scott Fitzgerald