The Sunday Rumpus Essay: What Do You Bring Pauline? – The Rumpus.net

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Our families are supposed to model how we build intimacy. But they also model how we feel alone: our experience of loneliness in our families becomes a proxy for the way we feel lonesome in the world.

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qotd February 14, 2015

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There’s no such thing as writer’s block. That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write.

Terry Pratchett

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“I’m convinced that fear is at the root of most bad writing.”

Excerpt From: King, Stephen. “On Writing.” Scrinber. iBooks.
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Cathy. 1957 — 2015

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Cathy & David

You are missed every day.

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Pinpoint for Pinboard by Alex Robinson

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English: Dr. E.O. Wilson addresses the audienc...

English: Dr. E.O. Wilson addresses the audience at the dedication of the E.O. Wilson Biophilia center at Nokuse Plantation in Walton County Florida. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In fact, I’m not an atheist—I’m a scientist. Atheism is the belief that there is no god, and you declare there is no god: “Come, my fellow atheists, let us march together and conquer those idiots who think there is a god—all these other tribes. We’re going to prevail.”

I would even say I’m agnostic because I’m a scientist. Being an agnostic means saying, dogmatically, that we will never be able to know, so give it up.

via E.O. Wilson on the meaning of human existence: Warnings about Earth’s future and religious faith..

Advice: Stop it!

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Some advice from Bob Newhart that my friend Ann just gave me, in re: worrying about my writing —