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+  It is the one great weakness of journalism as a picture of our modern existence, that it must be a picture made up entirely of exceptions. We announce on flaring posters that a man has fallen off a scaffolding. We do not announce on flaring posters that a man has not fallen off a…

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About Sums Up My Weekend

An American on vacation in Ireland walks into the pub. He says, “Alright, I hear you Irish can drink. I’ve got five hundred dollars here that says no one can drink ten pints of Guinness in a row.” The bar falls silent. The band stops. Everyone just stares. One guy even gets up and leaves.…

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Sometimes I think we’re alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we’re not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.

– Arthur C. Clarke

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+ It is claimed that arguments against Christianity arise from doubt. This is a complete misunderstanding. The arguments against Christianity arise out of rebellion, out of a reluctance to obey. The battle against objections is but shadow-boxing, because it is intellectual combat with doubt instead of ethical combat against mutiny. – Kierkegaard Copyrighted under Creative…

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A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

I’ve Learned (Or I Need to Learn)

I’ve learned that I have a lot to learn: I’ve learned that you cannot make someone love you.All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned that no matter how much I care, some people just don’t care back.And it’s not the end of the world.I’ve…

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