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On blue tales

yelling yellow yearns
you yea yesterday
your young yourself
your youthful yultide

locomotive lowmotive
limbos limbs limber
little lingering longer
lowest lawsuit lawmakers

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Poetry

Simulation Shows Time Travel Is Possible

Australian scientists created a computer simulation in which quantum particles can move back in time. This might confirm the possibility of time travel on a quantum level… 300 more words

Life is long... and short

Is it possible for two seemingly opposite statements to both be true? On the face of it, the answer would be no, but not so fast. 446 more words

About Writing

Discrimination & Context

There are things that sometimes strike me as odd. One of these things is the negative meaning that is often given to words like discrimination. In the context of human nature, it can be learned or inherited behaviour. 361 more words

Short Reads

Richard Sibbes (1577 - 1635)

The tenets of the Christian life seem paradoxes to carnal men; as first, that a Christian is the only freeman, and other men are slaves; that he is the only rich man, though never so poor in the world; that he is the only beautiful man, though outwardly never so deformed; that he is the only happy man in the midst of all his miseries.

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Ten paradoxes that will improve your performance

paradox : a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory… 705 more words

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