-Alain de Botton (via thatkindofwoman)
the thing that a lot of the people who say “yeah they’re wrong, but everyone is entitled to their own opinion” do not really understand is that there are different levels of wrongness of opinion.
like, tier one of “wrong opinion” would be someone saying “calvin and hobbes is…
dreams are really weird because you don’t question the reality of them at all. like you could be being chased by a giant banana mafia and the only thing on your mind is ‘fuck, we gotta get to a blender pronto’
I owe you everything, Scully. And you owe me nothing.
When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me;
When I was shown the charts and the diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them;
When I, sitting, heard the astronomer, where he lectured with much applause in the lecture-room,
How soon, unaccountable, I became tired and sick;
Till rising and gliding out, I wander’d off by myself,
In the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time,
Look’d up in perfect silence at the stars.
-Walt Whitman, When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer (via silent-dave)