"If you stick a knife in my back nine inches and pull it out six inches, that’s not progress. If you pull it all the way out, that’s not progress. The progress comes from healing the wound that the blow made. They haven’t even begun to pull the knife out. They won’t even admit the knife is there."

Malcolm X 



creatio-ex-materia:

The Girl at Jellyfish Lake by Amber Arbucci



fluffed:

Michael Manning.

"Consider that you can see less than 1% of the electromagnetic spectrum and hear less than 1% of the acoustic spectrum. As you read this, you are traveling at 220 km/sec across the galaxy. 90% of the cells in your body carry their own microbial DNA and are not “you.” The atoms in your body are 99.9999999999999999% empty space and none of them are the ones you were born with, but they all originated in the belly of a star. Human beings have 46 chromosomes, 2 less than the common potato.

The existence of the rainbow depends on the
conical photoreceptors in your eyes; to animals without cones, the rainbow does not exist. So you don’t just look at a rainbow, you create it. This is pretty amazing, especially considering that all the beautiful colors you see represent less than 1% of the electromagnetic spectrum."

We Originated in the Belly of a Star, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 2012. 

jillsies:

Jean Arp

no23:

Alien, 1979.

Sky NDGO; Leave Me

schlurb:

for pilluminate!!

clear-glass:

Orphan Bird



balvnced:

x


Gary Snyder, in Poetry

aqqindex:

Bernard Rancillac, 1967