Poem of the day
An Allegory On Man
by Thomas Parnell
A thoughtful Being, long and spare,
Our Race of Mortals call him Care:
(Were Homer living, well he knew
What Name the Gods have call'd him too)
With fine Mechanick Genius wrought,
And lov'd to work, tho' no one bought.
This Being, by a Model bred
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Fire is the test of gold adversity, of strong men.
Comments about poetsPejman Haghighatnia: The world of complexity which is unknown to physicists is the world of biology and on this planet at least has produced the human brain which is capable of understanding the process that gave rise to it capable of making a model of the universe in which we stand.
conservapedia quotes: The behavior of the fans of Richard Dawkins and PZ Myers and other matters
SIGLENT TECHNOLOGIES: "Science is the poetry of reality.” ~Richard Dawkins
Nεuroboroσ and Me: Ie., to ponder whether we have released an updated "vehicle" or simply redressed the "replicators" which continue to drive it? (ref. Richard Dawkins' The Selfish Gene)
Ben Sixsmith: While in Seattle on business, Oxford biologist Richard Dawkins sees a homeless man bearing a mysterious message. Solving the enigmatic riddle, Dawkins is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the cleavage of an overweight woman. The Dawkinsy Code.
Michael Peifer: Haven't watched the entire episode yet, but this is a great clip with Joe and Chuck exploring stories of deep childhood trauma and healing through art/expression as adults.
Why Chuck Palahniuk Enjoys Making People Uncomfortable
Ant Mead: I don’t think Chuck Palahniuk ever leaves his house.
Ali Raza Abbas: "Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it." - Chuck Palahniuk
aimlvl: Chuck Palahniuk Shares the Strange Story of His Father's Murder
Sukhada: “If we can forgive what's been done to us... If we can forgive what we've done to others... If we can leave our stories behind. Our being victims and villains. Only then can we maybe rescue the world.”
— Chuck Palahniuk
saintgutfree: Every time I listen to a Chuck Palahniuk interview I always want go home. I want to cut the power, sit at my desk, grab a pen and notebook, and write all day and night long.
Christian: "We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will." — Chuck Palahniuk
liroso: A Chuck Palahniuk Writing Lesson: 'People, Places, Things'
S.Harrison: On page 141 of 412 of Haunted, by Chuck Palahniuk
Jeff Wolfe: 40% done with Consider This, by Chuck Palahniuk
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Births on this day in history
- 10/28/1946 - Sharon Thesen - Canadian poet and academic
- 10/28/1929 - John Hollander - American poet
- 10/28/1925 - Ian Hamilton Finlay - Bahamian-Scottish poet
- 10/28/1907 - John Hewitt - Irish poet
- 10/28/1901 - Eileen Shanahan - Irish poet (d. 1979)
- 10/28/1885 - Velimir Khlebnikov - Russian poet and playwright (d. 1922)
- 10/28/1854 - Jean-Marie Guyau - French philosopher and poet (d. 1888)
Deaths on this day in history
- 10/28/2014 - Galway Kinnell - American poet and academic (b. 1927)
- 10/28/1998 - Ted Hughes - English poet and playwright (b. 1930)
- 10/28/1806 - Charlotte Turner Smith - English poet and author (b. 1749)
- 10/28/1754 - Friedrich von Hagedorn - German poet (b. 1708)