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Posts from the ‘Writing’ Category

“Sometimes I find I’m wearing a divided, split brain in terms of drama and humor.” ―Ridley Scott


A good laugh splits your sides and face. So your guts and brains fall out.

“Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.”

Edward de Bono

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Science Detectives Find Eden Where Adam and Eve Left It


 Ages before scientists traced the biblical Garden to the dark continent, Michelangelo painted “The Creation of Adam,” as if the first anatomically modern person were as pale as Pope Julius II, who paid for the job.

“The old master painter from the faraway hills
Painted the violets and the daffodills”

Haven Gillespie

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“Stand a little less between me and the sun.” ―Diogenes


From the ceiling beneath our feet, the skies seem frayed as faith at the end of days.

“If you’re looking down at Earth, you’re looking through an atmosphere that has a bit of haze in many places and not just occasional clouds.”

Buzz Aldrin

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“In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty.” ―Phil Ochs


When a Peacemaker was a lawman’s six-shooter, trigger fingers made peace signs.

“And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun.”

Josephine Baker

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“We have escapist fiction, so why not escapist biography?” ―John Kenneth Galbraith


Amazing science stories let us explore worlds far, far away, and discover strange life forms.

“Science fiction frees you to go anyplace and examine anything.”

Octavia E. Butler

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