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  • Amazon shared from A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    Tune your television to any channel it doesn't receive, and about 1 percent of the dancing static you see is accounted for by this ancient remnant of the Big Bang. The next time you complain that there is nothing on, remember that you can always watch the birth of the universe.
    Note: watching the birth of the universe...
  • Amazon shared from A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    Now imagine if you can (and of course you can't) shrinking one of those protons down to a billionth of its normal size into a space so small that it would make a proton look enormous. Now pack into that tiny, tiny space about an ounce of matter. Excellent. You are ready to start a universe.
    Note: starting a universe...
  • Amazon shared from A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    I didn't doubt the correctness of the information for an instant—I still tend to trust the pronouncements of scientists in the way I trust those of surgeons, plumbers, and other possessors of arcane and privileged information—but I couldn't for the life of me conceive how any human mind could work out what spaces thousands of miles below us, that no eye had ever seen and no X ray could penetrate, could look like and be made of. To me that was just a miracle. That has been my position with science ever since.
    Note: science is miracle? sure, of course!!!
  • Amazon shared from A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    I didn't doubt the correctness of the information for an instant—I still tend to trust the pronouncements of scientists in the way I trust those of surgeons, plumbers, and other possessors of arcane and privileged information—but I couldn't for the life of me conceive how any human mind could work out what spaces thousands of miles below us, that no eye had ever seen and no X ray could penetrate, could look like and be made of. To me that was just a miracle. That has been my position with science ever since.
    Note: science is miracle? sure, of course!!!
  • Amazon shared from A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    This is decidedly odd because the atoms that so liberally and congenially flock together to form living things on Earth are exactly the same atoms that decline to do it elsewhere. Whatever else it may be, at the level of chemistry life is curiously mundane: carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen, a little calcium, a dash of sulfur, a light dusting of other very ordinary elements—nothing you wouldn't find in any ordinary drugstore—and that's all you need. The only thing special about the atoms that make you is that they make you. That is of course the miracle of life.
    Note: the atoms of life...
  • Amazon shared from Manifesting Change: It Couldn't Be Easier by Mike Dooley
    In no uncertain terms, each of us is, in a sense, a Mini-Me of the Universe! And this is where your power comes from.
    Note: "Mini-me of the Universe"
  • Amazon shared from Manifesting Change: It Couldn't Be Easier by Mike Dooley
    Except that we’ve been taught from the time we could walk that in order to expand our minds, we must get more schooling and read more books. But that advice is based on the presumption that knowledge exists outside of you. None of us were taught to go within ourselves when we want to learn something or solve a problem, yet that’s where the greatest wisdom lies.
    Note: Beautiful words....
  • Amazon shared from Manifesting Change: It Couldn't Be Easier by Mike Dooley
    Young souls look to secrets, rights, and rituals. Mature souls look to science, math, and evidence. And old souls look within. Look within, The Universe
    Note: Awesomeness of a book <3
  • Amazon shared from Reclaim Your Dreams - An Uncommon Guide to Living On Your Own Terms by Jonathan Mead
    Too often, we live our lives based on comfortably cushioned pre-made templates. We get a job working in a cubicle, pushing papers around our desks for eight hours a day because that’s what everyone else seems to be doing. We get married, buy a nice little house on a street where all the houes look the same, have a couple kids, and get a dog named Lucky. Predictable as can be. It’s easy to go through life following the rules and the path that has already been taken. There’s nothing really wrong with following in the footsteps of others you respect. If you want to be a firefighter, it doesn’t...
    Note: wow. what a wonderfully insightful book. Feel like sharing everything!
  • Amazon shared from Reclaim Your Dreams - An Uncommon Guide to Living On Your Own Terms by Jonathan Mead
    “Who looks outside, dreams... who looks inside, awakes.” —Carl Jung
    Note: another great book
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