our world defined by terrorism. each point is an incident, 1970-. data from the global terrorism database.
this visualization I made a long time ago just got really popular in the last 24 hours. when I first wrote the code and loaded up the map, I was stunned. it’s so simple, but says so much about the world in a way that’s difficult for me to articulate with words. it’s been my mission since then to shift perspectives by combining art and information.
— Summary review of Transformers: Age of Extinction. From here
That is why I go into solitude so as not to drink out of everybody’s cistern. When I am among the many I live as the many do, and I do not think as I really think; after a time it always seems as though they want to banish me from myself and rob me of my soul and I grow angry with everybody and fear everybody.
Friedrich Nietzsche in Nietzsche: Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality.
Song: “Walk Alone” by The Velvet Underground
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Thor (2011): So the sentinel opens its face, and throws a fire blast at its enemies. Wonder where have I seen that before.
How I spend most of my days (or at least I think I do)
(via Jessica Hagy)
“It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.”
"I am a man who does not…
See also: part one