Pinpoint for Pinboard by Alex Robinson
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 […]
Some advice from Bob Newhart that my friend Ann just gave me, in re: worrying about my writing —
View image | gettyimages.com The very reason I write is so that I might not sleepwalk through my entire life. — Zadie Smith Related articles Writing Tip: Tips For Writers From Zadie Smith
Sophia Kovalevskaya Dog Niehoff
We had to say goodbye to Sophie today. She was in too much pain.
December 23, 2014 || 2:32 PM Where I am: Starbucks. What I am contemplating: the habit we have (well, lots of people who are not me) of greeting people with the phrase “Are you ready for Christmas?” We are supposed to be, at this time, overwhelmed with the production of A Holiday and there are endless ways to keep busy. To do something more. It is defeat, and a sign of your weak character, to say […]