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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Pantechnicon

 
An original pantechnicon at the Milestones Museum of Living History in Hampshire   Graham Horn
Milestones - Hampshire's living history museum. An original pantechnicon; a delivery vehicle that could be loaded onto a railway wagon, then off-loaded and horse drawn locally at the end of the journey. There are a number of pictures in this sequence, showing various exhibits in the living history museum. The next picture is here 663330

Monday, July 30, 2018

people look more attractive when they speak about the things they are really interested in.

useful advice

A long time ago I remember reading a thread about signs that someone is interested in you, the one I remember the most clearly is that they'll look at you if they see or hear something funny. It helped me resolve exactly one potentially uncomfortable situation in my life, making it by far the most useful advice I have ever gotten from reddit.

Amen






Amen' (in singing and in ritualistic service, amen'), n. (L. amen, Gr. amén, Heb. àmèn. truly, certainly.) 1. A term used in scripture to denote christ. These things saith the amen, the faithful and true witness. -rev. iii. 14. 2. An expression of formal assent, concurance, or conviction. 3. The conclusion, in word or act, the end. amen', adv. and inter j. - 1. so be it: used as an expression of hearty assent or formal confession of faith, also, as the formal conclusion of prayers, etc. 2. Truly, verily. Amen' v.t. To assent to or concur in, to sanction, to say amen to, to conclude.




Poor excuse for an anagram.


A aa ace gofer: Mr. Nonpros Xu. - anagrams



If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day.

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Meaning

"I have always believed and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value. - Hesse

Saturday, July 28, 2018

The ultimate cheat-sheet for critical thinking


confirmation bias


The Virtues


recent food for thought:
The earth laughs in flowers. And remember, jelly, laughter is prayer.
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Winston Churchill liked to use 4 or 5 words with the same meaning. - like with orchids, not to show them off, but because he loved them.

Jimmy Carter said faith is easy. The one thing that takes the most courage is love.

What good is the monarch butterfly for? - is like asking what good is the Mona Lisa for?