Posts Tagged With: Extinction

the fragment of a tear

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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love your world

 

“Reality is merely an illusion,
albeit a very persistent one.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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ONLY LOSERS

 

“And in today already walks tomorrow.”

 

~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~

 

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A DISTANT WINDOW

 

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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LEMMINGS

 

“Over-consumption and overpopulation underlie
every environmental problem we face today.”

 

~ Jacques Yves Cousteau ~

 

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THE NECTAR OF NATURE’S BEAUTIFUL BOUNTY

 

“Humanity is a cancer on the body of the world.”

 

~ Scott Westerfeld ~

 

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THE GREAT DYING

 

“Our planet is currently undergoing a mass extinction
of species called the Anthropocene – the Age of Man.”

 

~ Louie Psihoyos ~

 

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PILES OF BONES

 

“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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THE IDES

 

“A great civilization is not conquered from without
until it has destroyed itself from within.”

 

~ Ariel Durant ~

 

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FENÊTRE

 

“The earth is not a mere fragment of dead history,
stratum upon stratum like the leaves of a book,
to be studied by geologists and antiquaries chiefly,
but living poetry like the leaves of a tree,
which precede flowers and fruit ~
not a fossil earth, but a living earth;
compared with whose great central life
all animal and vegetable life is merely parasitic.”

 

~ Henry David Thoreau ~

 

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STARSLEEP

 

“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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CIRCLE GAME

 

“Humanity is the refuse of spirit.”

 

~James Lendall Basford ~

 

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THE FRAGMENT OF A TEAR

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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THE CRYSTAL BALL

 

“Life is like a maze in which you try to avoid the exit.”

 

~ Roger von Oech ~

 

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DIVERSITY

 

“Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.”

 

~ Malcolm Forbes ~

 

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SHIP OF FOOLS

 

“The human race was dyin’ out,
no one left to scream and shout.”

 

~ Jim Morrison ~

 

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THE THINKING MAN

 

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled,
but a fire to be kindled.”

 

~ Plutarch ~

 

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LOVE YOUR WORLD

 

“Reality is merely an illusion,
albeit a very persistent one.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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MISANTHROPE

 

“Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,
and I am not yet completely sure about the universe.”

 

~ quote attributed to Albert Einstein

by Frederick S. Perls ~

 

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THE NEW DINOSAURS

 

“Human nature scares the hell out of me.”

 

~ Neil deGrasse Tyson ~

 

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