Facets of Life

“Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.”
― C.S. Lewis

“The less effort it takes to process a factual claim, the more accurate it seems. When we fluidly and frictionlessly absorb a piece of information, one that perhaps snaps neatly onto our existing belief structures, we are filled with a sense of comfort, familiarity, and trust. The information strikes us as credible, and we are more likely to affirm it – whether or not we should.”

—   The science of truthiness, which also helps explain the psychology of why we have such a hard time changing our minds, also known as "the backfire effect." The best antidote? Carl Sagan’s timeless Baloney Detection Kit. (via explore-blog)

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Kimsooja: To Breathe - A Mirror Woman (2006)

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“People don’t make you happy, your thoughts do. People don’t make you sad, your emotions do. Age doesn’t make you mature, experiences do”

—   (via psych-facts)

“You must not reduce yourself to a puddle just because the person you like is afraid to swim and you are a fierce sea to them; because there will be someone who was born with love of the waves within their blood, and they will look at you with fear and respect.”

—   T.B. LaBerge // Things I’m Still Learning at 25 (via tblaberge)

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People Art Gallery

Exciting Photo Illusions

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The Art of My Neighbor Totoro
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Detail from The Trouble with Unlimited Possibilities, David Fullarton

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Detail from The Trouble with Unlimited Possibilities, David Fullarton

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“We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.”

—   Anais Nin (via psych-facts)
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From Fundstücke
Stefan Klein

mpdrolet:

From Fundstücke

Stefan Klein

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