Time is your total capital…

and the minutes of your life are painfully few.

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The physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose.

Despite the vision and farseeing wisdom of our wartime heads of state, the physicists have felt the peculiarly intimate responsibility for suggesting, for supporting, and in the end, in large measure, for achieving the realisation of atomic weapons. Nor can we forget that these weapons as they were in fact used dramatised so mercilessly the…

Whenever women have insisted on absolute equality with men…

Whenever women have insisted on absolute equality with men, they have invariably wound up with the dirty end of the stick. What they are and what they can do makes them superior to men, and their proper tactic is to demand special privileges, all the traffic will bear. They should never settle merely for equality. For…

Two possibilities exist:

either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
— Arthur C. Clarke

3:00 to 4:00 am: The hour of the wolf

Have you ever heard of the hour of the wolf? My father told me about it. It’s the time between 3:00 and 4:00 in the morning. You can’t sleep, and all you can see is the troubles and the problems and the ways that your life should’ve gone but didn’t. All you can hear is…