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11 Jul 2014
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And I enjoy the looking-glass aspect of our industry, where running a mildly profitable small business makes me a crazy maverick not afraid to break all the rules.
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19 Jun 2014
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We need an IT support flowchart. First, of course, we’d need a clear IT plan and clearly defined job responsibilities. But assuming we had those, we should totally have a flowchart.
— Me, circa Nov. 2009. Clear IT plan nor defined job responsibilities have not materialized. Nor has the flowchart, needless to say. Chat histories are informative bits of self-archaeology.
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17 Jun 2014
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Introverts don’t get lonely if they don’t socialize with a lot of people, but we do get lonely if we don’t have intimate interactions on a regular basis.
— I have never related to a quote more in my life than I do this one right here, right now. BAM.  (via kbfoto)

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16 Jun 2014
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Our adversaries are not demons, witches, fate, or mental illness. We have no enemy whom we can fight, exorcise, or dispel by “cure.” What we do have are problems in living — whether these be biologic, economic, political, or sociopsychological.
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09 Jun 2014
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As the rewards that can potentially be won by members of the white-collar class have gone from meh (in the egalitarian 1970s) to Neronian (today), it feels natural that the entrance fee for membership in that class should have escalated in a corresponding manner. The iron logic of inequality works the other way as well: Although a college degree doesn’t necessarily guarantee a life of splendor, not having one pretty much makes a life of poorly compensated toil a sure thing. Finding ourselves on the receiving end of inequality is a fate we will pay virtually any price to avoid, and our system of higher ed exists to set and extract that price.
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20 May 2014
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go4photos:

The End of Journey by Hendri_Suhandi

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The End of Journey by Hendri_Suhandi

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14 May 2014
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theimpossiblecool:

“The unfed mind devours itself.” 
Gore Vidal. 

theimpossiblecool:

“The unfed mind devours itself.” 

Gore Vidal. 

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01 May 2014
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“Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside. We live in the civilization they created, but within us the wilderness still lingers. What they dreamed, we live, and what they lived, we dream.” -T.K. Whipple
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30 Apr 2014
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The idea that a person who does not engage in any behavior that would constitute a crime, let alone a traffic violation, could still get pulled over and have his car searched based on an uncorroborated, anonymous tip should make everyone realize that the Government has no doubt that you are nothing but a criminal waiting to happen.
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26 Apr 2014
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inventoryofinventories:

Kurt Schwitters. Merz 3. Kurt Schwitters 6 Lithos. Merz Portfolio. First Portfolio of the Merz Publisher (Merz 3. Kurt Schwitters 6 Lithos. Merz Mappe. Erste Mappe des Merverlages). 1923
(via MoMA | There Will Never Be Silence: Scoring John Cage’s 4’33”)

inventoryofinventories:

Kurt Schwitters. Merz 3. Kurt Schwitters 6 Lithos. Merz Portfolio. First Portfolio of the Merz Publisher (Merz 3. Kurt Schwitters 6 Lithos. Merz Mappe. Erste Mappe des Merverlages). 1923

(via MoMA | There Will Never Be Silence: Scoring John Cage’s 4’33”)

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