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Knowledge is Not a Roof

July 5th, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Use what you know as a foundation, but don't let it become a roof that confines you.  Knowledge confirms what's true but doesn't dictate what isn't.
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Butterfly at the Windowsill

June 30th, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
A butterfly lay dead at my windowsill this morning, inside, having been unable to escape to the world just beyond the glass.
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Just Atoms and Electrons

June 15th, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Just ones and zeroes? You're just atoms and electrons, but I don't see you equating yourself to the rock on ground.
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Sound and Light

June 14th, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Sound is vibration across space. Light is vibration across time. You hear sound from everywhere at once but only one point in time. You see light from one direction in space but literally across all of time.
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Arc of Life

June 14th, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
In the comfort of youth, I long for the worlds beyond.  In pursuit of the unknown, I yearn for the older, simpler days of familiarity.  In realizing the world I seek does not exist in reality, I run away into my dreams, only for them to fade into memories of what I tried to leave behind.  Hence, God created death.
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False Modesty

June 9th, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Calling yourself pathetic is not being humble. It's actually being pathetic.
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Universal Overflow

June 8th, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Surpassing the speed of light is the universe's equivalent of arithmetic overflow.
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Equality in Differences

March 25th, 2016 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
You don't treat two people equally by forgetting both their names.  Equality doesn't mean removing what makes us different.
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