17 May 2019

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/the-mind-of-leonardo-da-vinci/

https://www.mnn.com/green-tech/research-innovations/stories/10-ways-graphene-could-change-the-world

https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/rethinking-stereotypes-about-science-and-the-arts

http://kennethsnelson.net/category/sculptures/small-sculptures/

http://www.tamasoft.co.jp/papermodels/?order=count&genre=-1

D-Day: https://ca.yahoo.com/news/stunning-drone-footage-shows-moving-162101442.html

Museum for Architecture Design and Digital Culture : https://hetnieuweinstituut.nl/en/plan-your-visit

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/fort-mcmurray-man-raising-awareness-about-missing-indigenous-woman-last-seen-8-years-ago-1.4731371

(Math moments) https://www.instagram.com/eipiphiny/

https://www.thescinewsreporter.com/2019/03/san-francisco-becomes-first-city-to-ban.html?spref=fb

"Whatever theme or motif I select, what I am drawing is not the physical thing in the picture but rather the particular sort of time that exists there." - Yuichi Yokoyama
"To make people free is the aim of art, therefore art is the science of freedom.” - Joseph Beuys
"Well-behaved women rarely make history.” - Laurel Ulrich
"It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance, for our consideration and application of these things, and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process." - Henry James
"The secret to being even happier is feeling all of it that you can now feel." - TU

11 May 2019

https://www.zappar.com/blog/what-the-potential-of-augmented-reality-means-for-3d-artists/

XY setup; https://support.xy.company/hc/en-us/articles/115014526387-XY4-Quick-Start-Guide

http://www.openculture.com/2016/05/download-6600-free-films-from-the-prelinger-archives-and-use-them-however-you-like.html

(Sacred Geometry) https://bouldermasterbuilders.com/certification/

https://hyperallergic.com/495773/aesthetics-at-large-volume-one-art-ethics-politics-thierry-de-duve-university-of-chicago-press-2018/

https://thepointmag.com/2019/examined-life/is-philosophy-fight-club-agnes-callard?mc_cid=4aaea50e02&mc_eid=8534b82fb4

https://medium.com/@yegg/mental-models-i-find-repeatedly-useful

https://www.signarama.ca/on-toronto-east/window-frosting

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/contract-coco-cola-plastic-ottawa-1.5090379

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/politics/read-the-mueller-report/

“Never use your eyes to cry for the wrong person who hurt you. Instead use it to search for the right one." - ?
"Well, you were different. You didn't want a perfect life, a typical life, or even a normal life. You wanted a one-of-a-kind." - The Universe
"Sometimes the only way to stand together is by leaning on each other other.” - R.B. Wild
"I took the road less travelled by, but so did everyone else who saw it on Google maps, and now we’re all stuck in traffic." - Via
"The only religions I don't like are the ones that insist their God is bigger than your God.” - Stephen King

03 May 2019

https://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/mayor-passes-judgment-on-judgemental-map-of-regina

(VR examples) https://www.zappar.com/showcase/

https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/stage/opinion/2019/04/09/how-can-theatre-companies-get-indigenous-land-acknowledgments-right.html

http://janeswalk.org/canada/toronto

Leonardo joined art with engineering

https://bluebirdofbitterness.com/palindromes/

https://xyfindit.com/

Sacred Geometry Certifications; https://www.instagram.com/boulder_master_builders/

(Definition) Occam’s Razor ; among competing hypotheses, the one with the fewest assumptions should be selected

Ai Weiwei remembers disappearance of 43 Mexican students  FB

"If you want to change the fruits, you will first have to change the roots. If you want to change the visible, you must first change the invisible." - T. Harv Eker
"Stop thinking that you have to make it happen, and let it happen." - The Universe
"Great edifices, like great mountains, are the work of the ages." - Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
"Wherever you stand, be the soul of that place." - Rumi
"I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does.” - Jorge Luis Borges

27 April 2019

https://www.highnorthnews.com/en/30-year-old-compromise-divides-usa-and-canada


(Video) Leonardo Bridge ; https://youtu.be/bnzIhY_2wfo

TetraFoldUp

https://www.mcluhancentre.ca/research

Sacred Geometry: https://bouldermasterbuilders.com/certification/

https://www.cbc.ca/arts/what-s-an-art-installation-and-why-do-they-make-people-mad

http://www.uihi.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Missing-and-Murdered-Indigenous-Women-and-Girls-Report.pdf

(Definition) ‘polemic’: contentious rhetoric that is intended to support a specific position by aggressive claims and undermining of the opposing position. Polemics are mostly seen in arguments about controversial topics.

https://ironcladgraphics.com/knit-toques/

“When people no longer ask serious questions, they are submissive and malleable. Anything can happen.” - Leni Reifenstahl (close friend of Adolf Hitler)
"Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible."- M. C. Escher"
" To see a World in a Grain of Sand
 And a Heaven in a Wild Flower
 Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
 And Eternity in an hour." -  William Blake, Auguries of Innocence
"Some will hear, but not listen. Some will listen, but not understand. And some will understand, but not act." - The Universe
"I'm gonna do what I want and I'm gonna get paid." - Tom Waits, Going Out West

19 April 2019

https://mappinginjustice.org/

https://canadianartjunkie.com/2016/03/21/dauphinee-embroidered-maps/

https://observer.com/2019/03/blockchain-art-trade-qa-with-french-entreprenuer

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/04/researchers-trick-tesla-autopilot-into-steering-into-oncoming-traffic/

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/03/11/when-the-frontier-becomes-the-wall

https://www.ascb.org/careers/art-science-collaborations-what-are-they-good-for/

Cartography artists; Guillermo Kuitca, Alighiero Boetti, Juan Downey, Mona Hatoum, Hong Hao, Barrett Lyon, The Opte Project, Grayson Perry, Rirkrit Tiravanija (all of them at a certain point work on maps).

Sacred Geometry; https://bouldermasterbuilders.com/magical-brittany-tour/

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/missing-murdered-native-women

https://themindunleashed.com/2019/03/doctor-cures-deafness-middle-ear-transplant.html

"Think of every single thing that you 'have to' do to get through a day, as things you 'get to' do, before 'your turn' is over." - The Universe
“For us to let their deaths to just go unnoticed; for people not to know that we have missing women in our communities, for their voices not to be heard - to me was unacceptable." - Abigail Echo-Hawk, chief research officer at the Seattle Indian Health Board, and the director of UIHI
"Go where you're drawn." -  Raw'n'
"You can't depend on the man who made the mess to clear it up.” - Indian Proverb
“Sew the seeds of discontent [without which] there would be no advance towards civilisation." - Oscar Wilde

10 April 2019

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/these-beautiful-maps-capture-rivers-that-pulse-through-our-world

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/world/border-barriers/global-illegal-immigration-prevention

https://bouldermasterbuilders.com/energy-vortexes/

https://canadianartjunkie.com/2019/04/03/quick-hits-art-of-the-cane/

http://artbridges.ca/community/community_map

Art Podcasts;  http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-8-artists-silicone-create-strange-radical-artworks

(Collagist) https://www.laterbloomer.com/mary-granville-delany/

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/29/business/poland-spring-water

(Inflammation) https://biologyandlife.com/2019/03/22/smoldering-tissue/

"If all is not lost, where is it?" - Via
"There's always a price to be paid for doing, being, and having more, but it has little to do with working harder or knowing the 'right' people ... it often boils down to simply 'getting out more.' - The Universe
"It's a big club and you ain't in it.” - George Carlin
“If you want to say something and have people listen then you have to wear a mask. If you want to be honest then you have to live a lie.” - Banksy
"Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. " - A. A. Milne

04 April 2019

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/mississippi-river-ribbon-map

(Digital Art Biennial)  https://thewrong.org/

Wire Sculpture Artist https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2019/01/hybrid-sculptures-by-yuichi-ikehata/

https://bouldermasterbuilders.com/energy-vortexes/

Google Drive Sharing: https://support.google.com

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/20/18273179/apple-icloud-itunes-app-store-music-services-businesses

(Collage) http://www.ovenall.com/copyright/

Engineering Ethics Art http://www.akimbo.ca/128824

http://www.elisplace.org/about/

(Hex-shaped) https://mymodernmet.com/wood-wool-wall-tiles-form-us-with-love/

"It takes a lot of guts to stand anonymously in a wstern democracy and call for things no-one else believes in - like peace and justice and freedom." - Banksy
"All that you need to have all that you want will be provided, as if by magic, once you know what you want and do something about it every day." - The Universe
"You can only be what you are.” - Jon Batiste
"He looked into the hole, and like any hole it said, Jump.” - Susan Sontag, The Volcano Lover: A Romance
"Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down." - Socrates

22 March 2019

https://mymodernmet.com/history-of-cartography-university-of-chicago-press/

https://hyperallergic.com/489724/collaging-with-the-rijksmuseums-entire-collection-at-your-fingertips/

https://cp4space.wordpress.com/2015/02/19/proto-penrose-tilings/

Plastic Bottle Petition:  https://storyofstuff.org/blog/

(DISTRIBUTION OF FAMILY INCOME) - GINI INDEX : https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2172rank.html

(TTL woodworking class) https://www.universe.com/dashboard/order/5c7849e34d915a003968a8c7

http://tensileshadeproducts.com/gallery.php

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/10/yuval-noah-harari-technology-tyranny/568330/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-plastics-ban-1.5050539

https://www.nbcnews.com/better/lifestyle/why-scientists-say-experiencing-awe-can-help-you-live-your-ncna961826?cid=sm_npd_nn_fb_ma

"The greatest glory in living is not in falling, but in rising every time we fall."- Nelson Mandela
"Every work of art is the child of its time, while often it is the parent of our emotions." - Wassily Kandinsky
"I don’t know why people are so keen to put the details of their private life in public; they forget that invisibility is a superpower." - Banksy
"It's not the path you have to know, but the destination." - The Universe
"Nations are destroyed, or flourish, in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish."-Wlliam Blake

14 March 2019

https://mappinginjustice.org/

https://cramtoronto.com/

http://www.openculture.com/2015/07/how-walking-fosters-creativity.html

https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/get-the-most-from-the-macos-preview-app/
https://macpaw.com/how-to/how-to-find-duplicates-on-mac
https://macpaw.com/how-to/clean-up-years-of-storage

https://macpaw.com/download/gemini

https://all3dp.com/1/best-3d-slicer-software-3d-printer/

https://purchase.xyfindit.com/xy4-single-pack/

https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2019-03-05/single-use-plastic-ban-wwf-report/9918870

http://www.rene-magritte.com/not-to-be-reproduced/

https://driving.ca/volvo/features/feature-story/motor-mouth-volvo-polestar-2-takes-on-tesla-model-3

"For a very long time in Czechoslovakia, we lived in sort of prison behind that huge wall that was the Iron Curtain – we weren’t allowed to be free. But there's also another wall inside many of us, and in me especially. The prison of my anxieties, my fears, and taboos.” - Jan Saudek
"There are some thoughts that can’t become things and others that are assured." - TU
"Sometimes I need only to stand wherever I am to be blessed.” - Mary Oliver, Evidence: Poems
“Art imitates life.You just don’t understand the biting satire.' Benjamin "Hawkeye" Pierce(
"The first thing you need to understand about persuasion, is that what you’re saying matters far less than who you are.“ - Robert Cialdini, author of 'Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion'

08 March 2019

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/bold-plan-replace-the-border-wall-with-an-energy-water-corridor/

Smart Communities Roadshow 2019

Tate Modern have an Olafur Eliasson retrospective scheduled for this summer – his Ice Watch project was recently invited to melt away outside the museum

(China Sculpture Residency) http://www.ocat.org.cn/index.php/Studio/?aid=538&lang=en

(Banksy) www.walledoffhotel.com/

https://www.citylab.com/solutions/2019/02/podcast-technopolis/583096/

(Book) https://themindisthemap.com/product/the-mind-is-the-map/#reviews

(TSA class) https://tsa-art.com/courses/beyond-flat-photograph-material-and-object/

(Fencing for WallBridge) https://customdecktoronto.com/fences

(Polio anti-vaxer?) https://realnewsaustralia.com/2019/02/27/the-real-history-of-polio-20-things-you-didnt-know/

"Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations." - George Orwell
"You only have to get things right a few times." - Warren Buffett
"No matter where you go in time and space, you only ever have to be yourself - as courageous, vulnerable, bold, or afraid as you may feel - to find yourself amongst friends." - The Universe
“Strong beliefs, loosely held.” - Marc Andreessen
“I’m interested in new worlds, new universes, new challenges. I always said the only reason to make a film is not for the result but for what you learn for the next one.” - Alfonso Cuarón

27 February 2019

https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/12/17562444/pokemon-go-ar-games-walking-dead-jurassic-world

http://www.cropcircleconnector.com/anasazi/time2012b.html

https://www.texasobserver.org/border-wall/

(MMIW TV series) https://www.takentheseries.com/

http://www.circumpolarstudies.org/2013/09/shamans-and-ethics-in-a-global-world/

(Video) ShenZen; Inside China's High-Tech Dystopia

https://www.quora.com/What-are-your-predictions-for-the-next-investing-craze-a-la-crypto-or-cannabis

https://museumofillusions.ca/

https://decentric.xy.company/top-blockchain-company

(CIA Files released) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38663522

"Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.” - Alice Walker
"Regard everything as an experiment." - Corita Kent
"Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is law and no amount of pretending will alter that reality.” - Socrates
"To be loved like you've never been loved, you must love like you've never loved." - TU
"People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish... but that's only if it's done properly.” - Banksy, Wall and Piece

20 February 2019

http://brandondonnelly.com/post/182139146728/a-mapping-of-development-potential-in-toronto

https://noemalab.eu/ideas/a-framework-for-the-integration-of-art-science/

(Getting lost) https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-34473588

https://mymodernmet.com/unfinished-obelisk-aswan-egypt/

Particle IoT Projects

https://aplazer.com/10-mind-blowing-artists-and-makers-using-lasers-on-wood/

https://www.thedanny.ca/nuit-blanche/

(3D printing artist) https://cursedbydesign.com/

(Tyvec) http://www.typar.com/products/typar-metrowrap/

http://fbnewspost.com/9-11-first-two-handheld-camera-videos-of-pentagon-after-explosion-rare-video/

“He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” - Socrates
"Artists must preside over their states of consciousness with obstinate rigor." - Leonardo da Vinci
“The only difference between HAVE and HAVE NOT depends on whether or not the initial request was followed by a thank you, yee-haa, and action, rather than a question mark, timidity, and TV." - TU
"Don't play what's there, play what's not there." - Miles Davis, jazz artist
“Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, / Or what’s a heaven for?” - Robert Browning

12 February 2019

https://decolonialatlas.wordpress.com/2016/04/12/inuit-cartography/

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/crowdsourcing-to-map-the-stone-walls-of-new-hampshire

Map Posters

https://www.eyewitnesspalestine.org/delegation69-info

Component Based Cardboard Structure https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/431360470533811127/

Kinetic Sculpture https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Rickey

(WallBridge vines) http://www.goodshomedesign.com/green-screen-house/t

(Manage Google storage) https://one.google.com/storage
Permanently delete large emails
  1. In the Search box, type "has:attachment larger:10M", then click Search Search. Note: Replace "10" with a higher number to delete larger files.
  2. Select the emails you don't need, then click Delete Delete.
  3. On the left side of the page, click More and then Trash.
  4. At the top, click Empty Trash now.
https://myaccount.google.com/privacycheckup/

https://www.consumerreports.org/health-privacy/how-to-delete-genetic-data-from-23andme-ancrestry-other-sites/

"What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? - Vincent Van Gogh
“Art that is beautiful, but not meaningful is decoration. Art that is meaningful without beauty is pedantic.” - J Henry Fair
"...if you don´t become the Ocean, you´ll be seasick every day.." - Leonard Cohen
“Artists have a function. We’re part of a conversation. It’s our job to represent and mirror back the values of the culture in a way that people haven’t seen before.” - Susan Hiller
"Let's just say conditions are now favorable, and it's time to rock-and-roll." - The Universe

01 February 2019

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/an-illustrated-guide-to-space-maps

(Map) https://streetart.to/

https://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/over-60-million-pages-of-digitized-canadian-heritage-documents-now-accessible/

https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-brain-maps-out-ideas-and-memories-like-spaces

https://www.blogto.com/arts/2019/01/toronto-waterfront-ice-breakers/

https://blog.sketchup.com/article/low-poly-landscape-conversation

Print on Fabric https://m.facebook.com/printalloverme/

Video ) https://youtu.be/guZa7mQV1l0

(Video) Queen - Live at LIVE AID 1985

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-new-canadas-food-guide-explained/

"One will seldom go wrong to attribute extreme actions to vanity, moderate actions to habit, and petty actions to fear." - Freddy Nietzsche
"Never underestimate the profound resiliency of the human spirit, nor how swiftly things can change for the better, often overnight." - The Universe
“As you start to walk on the way, the way appears." - Rumi
“Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don't set any condition." - Margaret Lee Runbeck
"The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.” - Vincent van Gogh

26 January 2019

Running every single Street Map: https://blog.strava.com/every-single-street-17484/

(Video) How to create a 3D Terrain with Google Maps and height maps in Photoshop

https://f360ap.autodesk.com/courses/getting-started-in-fusion-360

(SanFran Residency) http://stochasticlabs.org/residencies/

(100 years wordcloud) https://pudding.cool/2018/12/brief-history/

(Fabricator) https://www.designstainless.ca/

(David Tom) One thing to note.... the mac can't be too old if you are running the latest OSX. Currently, OSX Mojave (13.x) requires the following hardware: MacBook (Early 2015 or newer) MacBook Air (Mid 2012 or newer) MacBook Pro (Mid 2012 or newer) Mac mini (Late 2012 or newer) iMac (Late 2012 or newer) iMac Pro (2017) Mac Pro (Late 2013; Mid 2010 and Mid 2012 models with recommended Metal-capable graphics cards)

Arctic Circle Residency 2016 sailded to 81º 08.3563 N, 016º10.3649 E

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/blood-puke-and-spit-why-skating-rink-ice-piles-could-be-a-biohazard-1.4983776

https://i-d.vice.com/en_us/article/xwd8va/the-uncomfortable-history-of-hoodies

"I'm addicted to placebos. I could quit but it wouldn't matter.” - Steven Wright
"Life is like a road trip and your windshield is bigger than your rear-view mirror for a reason." -  Friend
"O friend unseen, unborn, unknown, Student of our sweet English tongue, Read out my words at night, alone: I was a poet, I was young. Since I can never see your face, And never shake you by the hand, I send my soul through time and space To greet you. You will understand." - James Elroy Flecker, ‘To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence’
"Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings." - Agnes Martin
"Actually the less you think about how you can get something  (like money, love, or laughter)... the faster it will come. " - The Universe

18 January 2019

https://www.mtlblog.com/news/canada/this-map-shows-what-the-name-of-every-province-in-canada-actually-means-2019

https://www.canadianarchitect.com/features/viewpoint-sidewalk-toronto/

https://www.physics.utoronto.ca/Icicle_Atlas/

https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/google-autodraw-ai-experiment/

https://www.ckx.org/fieldnotes/2018/5/6/the-promise-of-bridging

https://artreview.com/opinion/ar_september_2018_opinion_sculpture_park/

https://www.lovepopcards.com/collections/valentines-day-greeting-cards

http://painterskeys.com/mess-makers-anonymous/

(Video) How to lathe a sphere

https://truththeory.com/2019/01/04/35-quotes-from-the-great-persian-poet-rumi-that-will-inspire-you-to-the-core/

"Dwell upon the end result not the 'hows'. Follow your impulses, not a method." - TU
"His poems unfold down the page like maps opening up, their images constantly altered by the revelation of what comes further along." - Lytton Smith, LA Review of Books
"Better a slap from a sage than a kiss from a fool." - Yiddish saying
"They say you die twice; one time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time." - Banksy
"What you are now, we once were, what we are now, you will be." - ?

12 January 2019

https://pudding.cool/2018/10/city_3d/

http://www.openculture.com/2012/08/ieverything_i_knowi_42_hours_of_visionary_buckminster_fuller_lectures_1975.html

https://www.iflscience.com/space/is-google-maps-taking-a-shot-at-flatearthers-with-its-latest-upgrade/

(Public Art Consultant) https://bgoldenco.com/projects/

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/meet-the-fake-atlas-obscura-twitter-account

Fahrelnissa Zeid was a Turkish artist best known for her large-scale abstract paintings with kaleidoscopic patterns

(Not mine) http://great-map.blogspot.com/

https://aeon.co/essays/are-humans-really-blind-to-the-gorilla-on-the-basketball-court

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/12/31/you-have-a-genius-raccoon-how-torontos-trash-pandas-baffled-the-city-in-2018

https://www.bvp.com/strategy/cloud-computing/index

"It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense." - Mark Twain
"I would rather lie facedown on the ground and use my body as a bridge, than stand proud and tall and use my body as a wall." - Kamand Kojouri
"As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.” - Rumi
"Nothing is meant to be, ... anything can happen next, if you choose it." - The Universe
"The tears stream down my cheeks from my unblinking eyes. What makes me weep so? There is nothing saddening here. Perhaps it is liquefied brain." - Samuel Beckett

04 January 2019

Drainage Basins of the world

(Like GigaPan) http://sh-meet.bigpixel.cn/?from=groupmessage&isappinstalled=0

(Sound Effects)  http://bbcsfx.acropolis.org.uk/

(Video) Apple - Perspective :

http://tools.robingood.com/2397544/automatic-background-removal-for-any-portrait-image-removebg

https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/11/17339450/google-lens-android-camera-app-how-to

http://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/rauschenberg-14-mile

https://www.brainpickings.org/2017/12/20/flatland-epilogue/

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/12/28/the-ultimate-leafs-fan-is-following-the-team-to-every-game-this-season-and-collecting-stories-along-the-way

https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/12/genetic-information-as-self-fulfilling-prophecy/

“Honor the warrior in you. If your cape only works for others but not for yourself, it will tear with every rescue you attempt. It's easy to be somebody else's hero, but it's the quest of a lifetime to fearlessly become your own.” -  Andrea Balt
“Like all walls it was ambiguous, two-faced. What was inside it and what was outside it depended upon which side of it you were on.” -  Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed
“And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: it is only with the heart that we see correctly; what is most important is invisible to the eye." - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author, The Little Prince (published in 1943. it's sold 200 million copies in 300 languages)
"Nothing has more strength than dire necessity." - Euripides
“Some folks are already wondering whether or not you're 'for real'... better to let them 'get' you gradually, than to start performing outright miracles." - The Universe