Sometimes I think it is my mission to bring faith to the faithless, and doubt to the faithful.
Paul Tillich (via mikegarycole)

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If God exists, what is the point of literature? And if He doesn’t exist, what is the point of literature?

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convenientfictions:
"Anxiety is the organ by which the subject appropriates sorrow and assimilates it. Anxiety is the energy of the movement by which sorrow bores its way into one’s heart."

Text: Søren Kierkegaard, Either/Or … Image: John Cassavetes, A Woman Under the Influence

convenientfictions:

"Anxiety is the organ by which the subject appropriates sorrow and assimilates it. Anxiety is the energy of the movement by which sorrow bores its way into one’s heart."

Text: Søren Kierkegaard, Either/Or … Image: John Cassavetes, A Woman Under the Influence

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This moral platitude wont be tolerable. I want a revolution now, a mild revolution, something that will put an even 20th cen. asceticism into me, at least when I pass the grocery.
a young Flannery O’Connor

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imagineatoms:

Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer (Father of the atomic bomb)

Truly the face of a haunted man.

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