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A medley of sorts.

Dashed with the poetic ramblings of Benjamin Michael.

laescrituradesatada:

Fiódor Dostoievski: Los hermanos Karamázov, 1880

laescrituradesatada:

Fiódor Dostoievski: Los hermanos Karamázov, 1880

(Source: , via thebeatandthebook)


12:44 am      138 notes
July 25 2014

theparisreview:

“Maybe it’s the effect of language evolution or intelligence inflation, but it can’t be denied that genius no longer packs the awe-inspiring punch it once did.”
Sadie Stein on the upper reaches of the IQ scale.

theparisreview:

“Maybe it’s the effect of language evolution or intelligence inflation, but it can’t be denied that genius no longer packs the awe-inspiring punch it once did.”

Sadie Stein on the upper reaches of the IQ scale.


4:20 pm      85 notes
July 24 2014

Expression begins where thought ends.

— Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays (via albertbeauchardcamus)


3:40 pm     50 notes
July 24 2014

kropotkindersurprise:

IDF accidentally tear gas themselves
Video here

Bahahah


3:40 pm     85 notes
July 23 2014

One day.

One day.

(Source: filmingifs)


12:02 pm      35 notes
July 23 2014

The End

nerdscloset:

is not near
it never will be.

Even after
the last ear
eats itself

no audience for
the clamor of
gravity shoving
over trees.


4:20 pm     21 notes
July 22 2014

For a democratic polity to exist it is necessary for a participatory society to exist, i.e. a society where all political systems have been democratised and socialisation through participation can take place in all areas.

— Carole Pateman, Participation and Democratic Theory


4:19 pm
July 22 2014
Post tags: political theory democratic theory Carole Pateman democracy politics quotes

Participation requires a democratic and egalitarian politics—and that is also the only setting, in the modern world, for mutual aid and self-restraint. ‘The spirit of a commercial people,’ John Stuart Mill wrote almost a century and a half ago, ‘will be persuaded, essentially mean and slavish, wherever public spirit is not cultivated by an extensive participation of the people in the business of government in detail…

— Michael Walzer, Radical Principles


4:18 pm
July 22 2014
Post tags: Michael Walzer participation democracy politics political theory quote

centuriespast:

William Trost Richards (1833-1905), American     
Rocky Coastline, Cornwall, 1886 
Oil on canvas
La Salle University Art Museum   

centuriespast:

William Trost Richards (1833-1905), American     

Rocky Coastline, Cornwall, 1886 

Oil on canvas

La Salle University Art Museum   


3:40 pm      715 notes
July 22 2014

(Source: filmingifs)


11:02 am      76 notes
July 22 2014

bookriot:

Fan of Bob’s Burgers? 
Have you caught all of the literary burger of the days?
A roundup of some of the best. 

Yes, yes I have.

bookriot:

Fan of Bob’s Burgers?

Have you caught all of the literary burger of the days?

A roundup of some of the best.

Yes, yes I have.


8:42 pm      173 notes
July 21 2014

(Source: filmingifs)


3:40 pm      287 notes
July 21 2014

by Benjamin Michael

by Benjamin Michael


9:11 pm      15 notes
July 20 2014
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