This is my takeaway from John Stuart Mill

Finished my online ethics course! That was fun. Back to school tomorrow.

#LegitimateRape

“First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare,” Akin told KTVI-TV in an interview posted Sunday. “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” Akin said that even in the worst-case scenario — when the supposed natural protections against unwanted … Continue reading

echo of a tune we have not heard

The books or the music in which we thought the beauty was located will betray us if we trust to them; it was not in them, it only came through them, and what came through them was longing. These things – the beauty, the memory of our own past – are good images of what … Continue reading

Perspective

My friend me sent me a link to this interactive visualization of the scale of the universe, designed by Cary and Michael Huang. Starting from very small to very larger, this tool helps viewers grasp the size of the universe in relationship to familiar and unfamiliar objects. There’s beach balls, ants, quarks, Rhode Island, and … Continue reading

ASoIaF castlescapes

Any of my readers Game of Thrones fans? If so, you may be interested in these fantastic paintings I saw on  tumblr a few days ago. Ted Nasmith has painted many of the locations in A Song of Ice and Fire. Here are my favorites: Pyke: Dragonstone (probably my favorite): My favorite ones are the … Continue reading

So I’m trying to give my WordPress account a revamp

… with a more professional style and everything. And I don’t exactly understand how changing the administrator’s email works. I do love WordPress though. It’s easy to use, and looks great. I have a soft spot for blogging in general because that encouraged me to start taking my writing seriously. So there’s that. Anyway, new … Continue reading