Particularly organo-metallic chemistry. I have come to what appears to be an information vacuum involving the elemental compound arsinoborane and it possible applications. If any one has any…Continue
"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death."
Leonardo da Vinci
"Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered." -- Archibald Macleish
"Those who suppress freedom always do so in the name of law and order." ~ John V. Lindsay
"You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free."
-- George Bernard Shaw
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Fate is the endless chain of causation, whereby things are; the reason or formula by which the world goes on.
Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will, like them, only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them.
It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh.
It was about 4:30 in the afternoon on an exceptionally hot day sometime near the end of July, 2011 (the exact date escapes me), and I found myself traveling
southbound on the DC Metro Red Line. I was
weary from a day of prostituting my bodily fluids to a few of the many clinics
that are set about the medical park in Bethesda.
This had become an almost weekly occurrence
since being laid off from my job working as an entry level file clerk at a…