"I Do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a prettier shell than ordinary, while The Great Ocean of Truth Lay all Undiscovered before me. "
"San Francisco...A city built with putty and pipe cleaners, rubber cement, and colored construction paper. It's the work of fairies, elves, happy children with new crayons."
-Dave Eggers, Author-
"Whenever a body exerts a force on a second body, the second body exerts a force that is equal in magnitude but opposite in direction back on the first body" -
-Isaac Newton, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica - "De Principia"
I was staring at The Wall, and had arranged my desk so that the only way out was through the sentences. I began to write about the wall and I realized that this house was the first house on the hill built at that time. ANd then I imagined what things looked like from the bottom of the hill. From one image to another, I was off the wall and in a book. "
-E.L. Doctorow on Writing, Ragtime - In a New York Magazine Interview
And these actions
Do not Bind Me
O Conqueror of Wealth
I am not attached
to these Actions
-Bhagavad Gita 9:7-
"A Buffalo Walks Through a Gate at the Edge of A Precipice, Why cannot his tail pass through? "
-Zen Koan, selected from Godel Escher Bach : Golden Eternal Braid, A Masterpiece by Polymath Daniel Hofstader
An Acid working on Most Metals produces bubbles of Hydrogen Gas, the lightest element yet known to man. In the Zeppelin Era, when there was enormous requirement for Hydrogen, and before the electrochemical method was perfected --- sulphuric acid would be poured onto enormous pieces of iron stored in Pits. Acid Bath! Gah!
"I think that it is time for a gentle revolution"
-Yehuda, Ashland Wiseman, a colorful and vibrant retired electronics technician who received tutelage from the Great Edwin Land: professor of MIT, super-genius, and inventor of the Polaroid Camera, as well as dozens of other incredible inventions.
Jerry: Do you want to know what my greatest dream is?
Kody: Yes! Absolutely! please tell me.
Jerry: I dream of love and World Peace.
(THANK You to the Marina Library of San Francisco for allowing my wet soggy stray dog hobo ass to sit there for hours upon hours studying and desperately trying to improof meself and my world! Muah!)
The Bhavagad Gita
Collected Poetry of E.D.
Goedel Escher Bach : Golden Eternal Braid by Daniel Hofstadter