Optimism embodied is a blank sheet of paper and a good pencil.
I fear more and more I don’t have enough life left to live all the lives I want to live.
I’ve learned to accept everything but my own failures.
I’ve discovered the #SciFi writings of Ted Chiang and can’t believe I didn’t discover him sooner. The upcoming movie “Arrival” starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner is based on Chiang’s amazing”Story of Your Life.” It’s a mind bending exploration of language and how we perceive time and I feel like I pulled a muscle in my head trying (and failing) to get my head around it. Here’s a good start: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1101972122
The world is a harsh place for those who value ideas over money.
OMG So..I really want this movie to be everything I want but mostly because it’s about a favorite theme (smart women working in the space program!) but I’m worried the movie will only appeal to those who already believe in the themes, while others might be blinded by what looks like deep southern themes – or worse, watch the trailer and not see the misogyny and racism. I wonder if the filmmakers are caricaturizing, or portraying as close as possible the people and times? I imagine that if the movie inspires some (many?!) to read the book or others to […]
Sometimes my hands are assholes and spew nothing but crap. The page is my toilet paper.
So much time is lost worrying about losing time.
Don’t waste your time worrying over running out of time. Rest easy in the surety you will run out of time.
It’s the sad nature of all things to forget more than what is remembered. It is man’s happy obligation to document all that will pass.