“Time is the substance I am made of. Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the fire.” Our paradoxical experience of time
"A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it."
This deepest cave in the world is not far from the spring of the Cold Morava River ...
The Hranice Chasm is shrouded in many legends related mainly to its beginnings, the origin of its German name Gevattersloch (Godfather’s Hollow), or the ascetics living nearby. Oftentimes, the beginnings of the chasm are associated with the inhabitants of the Svrčov Castle. One of the legends speaks of the white lady: Treasures hidden in ruins near Hranice can be retrieved on Good Friday. A certain woman forgot her child here, and it learned to walk and speak within a year. A white lady pro- vided it with food and toys. On the nearby Svrčov hill a certain man observed a swine breathing fire. It was holding a golden key in its mouth. He broke into a run when a voice behind him said: “You could have easily saved us but you would have to be brave enough to take the key in your hand.” The man turned and saw a white lady. She said: “Here, a cherry tree shall grow. When it is big, a
carpenter, who has not been born yet, shall make a cradle from its wood. And the first child to lie there will save us..." 1859
This week a team of explorers say they've discovered that a cave in the eastern Czech Republic is the world's deepest flooded fissure ( karst ) , going at least 404 meters (1,325 feet) deep.Border aka Hranice Abyss in South Czech lands deepest underwater cave
world. Old books are the ticket.” Of course, Peterson is reformulating something found in an old book, namely Hazlitt’s identically titled essay “On Reading Old Books”(1819). Hazlitt
states the matter definitively: “I have more confidence in the dead than the living.”
TV doctors say annual checkups save lives. Real doctors call bullshit. Vox
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"The first thing you should do when you get up is read the obituaries. You never know when you'll see a name that will just make your day."
Coming soon to an old-timey theater near you!
Act I: Boy grows up idolizing his legendary hedge fund manager father—astrong family man—and follows in his footsteps to launch his own hedge fund.