I am Europa
There is heat beneath my skin
A worthy tool can be made even from the basest of metals
Regurgitate, Regurgitate, Regurgitate wp.me/p1Y2va-4f
"If you make your enemy look a fool, you lose the justification for engaging him."
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, John le Carre
Vanity bestows illusory delights, ephemeral pleasures. Youth fades you will be reduced to nothing. Your facade is all you ever owned.
But in our consciousness lies the glittering and flawless knowledge of perfect ice. Miss Smilla's Feeling For Snow. Peter Hoeg.
In the external world a perfectly formed snow crystal would never exist...
Geometry exists as an innate phenomenon in our consciousness...
The Titanic struck an iceberg in 1912, southeast of Newfoundland, and sank three hours later. Fifteen hundred people died.
...They're attempts to pin down segments of life and exempt them from the passage of time.
Miss Smilla's Feeling For Snow
I don't do well with phenomena that are supposed to last for life. Prison sentences, marriage contracts, lifetime appointments...
This is a reminder that departure is imminent.
I am afraid of everything, the world itself terrifies me and we all know there is only one cure for that.
Evidence Based Medicine wp.me/p1Y2va-44
From Miss Smilla's Feeling For Snow
...Confronted with people who have power, and who enjoy using it, I turn into a different person, a baser and meaner one.
I've never claimed that I was perfect...
Are they alienating me or am I alienating myself?
in patients with masked schizophrenia the inner pathology is concealed the patient may be indistinguishable from the psychopath. H. Cleckley
... ‘Man cannot live on profundity alone,‘ he said.
...interspersed with literary classics and paperback volumes described by Patrick as ‘potboilers’.
she entered his rooms and her eyes were drawn to his vast collection of books, great dusty tomes, full of wisdom and polysyllabic words...
psychiatry, though still a specialty, can no longer be regarded as circumscribed within the general scope of medicine.
Dr. Hervey Cleckley
If you must deify people don’t act so surprised when they start acting like deities. wp.me/s1Y2va-230
If you must deify people then don't act so surprised when they start acting like deities.