--=JOE CATHOLIC=--: Words of Card. Bergoglio (Pope... →
joecatholic: Words of Card. Bergoglio (Pope Francis) In a pastoral letter for Holy Week of this year, for his diocese, from February 25th 2013 - just 3 days before Benedict resigned and 2 weeks before he himself became Pope. “Just as in 2000 I wish to tell you: these times are urgent. We don’t have a right to…
Interesting Quote about hangmen and politicians.
“The dirty work of Political Conventions is almost always done in the grim hours between midnight and dawn. Hangmen and politicians work best when the human spirit is at its lowest ebb.” -Russel Wayne Baker.
News headlines used to predict future events →
singularitarian: Researchers have developed software which could predict future events such as disease outbreak. The prototype software uses a combination of archive material from the New York Times and data from other websites, including Wikipedia.
Voodoo child/Please pause and say a prayer/Does your watch ever tell the time/Or are we stuck in your sarcophagus like a tomb raider? Voodoo child where is your venom?/ That poison that you slurp on your tongue/ when you slither by and lie about me being a phenom/ When I fly I ask if the Wright brothers were ever wrong. Voodoo child I ask questions like one of you/Like a child I stay amazed at...
The Five Fingered Freak
Five hills surround the girl I love, five hills my friends, five hills Four rivers block the path I seek to follow in my life Free are the three elements which give me the will to live: water, air and zilch. Fond I am, like Master Yoda, of the two lumps on Sheba’s chest For from them flow her milk of human kindness.
The D is silent here too.
Dinosaurs from a distant time with Poor Rich’s Almanack in their laps Talking about the Pharaohs whose pyramids, Made zigzags and bumps on the maps, Hushed tones when they spoke about mumps and syphilis And the dreaded Hatshepsut of ancient lore. Dragons with digital toys and Playstations in their palms, Laughing that Jesus was a carpenter, Talking about the smartphones that made sex...
when you sat in a weird position for a long time and you move and then your foot feels like this most accurate description of anything accurate ever in the history of accuracy
Borowitz Report - Rupert Murdoch Emerges As... →
newyorker: LONDON (The Borowitz Report)— “…Mr. Murdoch said that he plans to put Richard III on display at the News Corporation headquarters in New York, ‘where he will serve as an inspiration to all our employees when I’m not there.’” Continue reading: http://nyr.kr/VH2sfV
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Beautiful little reading.
Biafra, alone and cornered, certainly doomed: this is the fabric which unfolds...– Daniel Tseghay, “The Defeated Write History: Chinua Achebe’s There Was A Country.” (via millionsmillions)
Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of...– Stephen King (via hellanne)