Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to […]
To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the need for thought. – Henri Poincare What a profound truth. I find that most people are at one end or another, but rarely in a space of thoughtful introspection and observation. I try at all times to examine all […]
Audre Lorde was an incredibly talented writer and critical thinker. The quote below is insightful. I want to say so much about it, but it says what it needs to say. “I was going to die, sooner or later, whether or not I had even spoken myself. My silences had not protected me. Your silences […]
“Beware, all too often we say what we hear others say. We think what we are told that we think. We see what we are permitted to see. Worse, we see what we are told that we see. Repetition and pride are the keys to this. To hear and to see even an obvious lie […]
“If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. This struggle may be a moral one; […]
I found this on a website named, Intelligence is Sexy. It speaks to who I am.