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Different Night Skies

June 1st, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
That feeling of knowing we see the same night sky, the same stars and constellations, no matter how far apart we are, will one day be replaced by the feeling of realizing we might not even see the same moon.
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Sound is to Memories

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Pictures is to genes as sound is to memories.
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Death is Only Natural

April 6th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Death is only natural... That is, until you find a cure. Then they'll kill you to have it.
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Colonization

March 29th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
The strange feeling knowing there's a shrinking window, a last chance, before there comes a day when you can't even go to Mars to be alone anymore and truly away from society.
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Cutting Through a City Grid

March 26th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Cutting thru a city grid is the same distance as going around the perimeter. There is no time saved if you never actually travel diagonally.  Just something that irks me when people opt to zigzag through for a "shortcut" rather than walk the "long way" along the perimeter.
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World Without Senses

January 3rd, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Imagine having no sight, no hearing, no senses. The world exists but you wouldn't know it. Your body depends on this place outside your reality, but you aren't even aware of having a body, of its actions from your thoughts, of others who see you and perhaps try to interact with you. That's where we are with consciousness. God probably thinks we're in a coma.
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First Time Here

December 27th, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Is this your first time here? Yes. In your life? No.
- courtesy of @azuria_sky
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Narcissism is Not Self Expression

December 22nd, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Narcissism is not self expression. One shapes the world in their image; the other just wants their image to be seen.
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The Average is Not Real

December 4th, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
The average is not a real number. If one fish is fresh water and the other salt, optimizing for the average kills both. If one man is poor and the other rich, helping the average helps no one.
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