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Words of wisdom

Being rich is not about how much money you have or how many homes you own; it’s the freedom to buy any book you want without looking at the price and wondering if you can afford it.
John Waters (via 52books)

This Land Is Your Land

As I was walkin’ I saw a sign there
And that sign said “No tresspassin’”
But on the other side, it didn’t say nothin’
Now that side was made for you and me

In the squares of the city / In the shadow of the steeple
Near the relief office, I see my people
And some are grumblin’ and some are wonderin’
If this land’s still made for you and me

Forgotten Verses From “This Land is Your Land” | Disinformation

Key To Life

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
John Lennon (via gwenmccartney)

The Prophecies Of Weird Al

But even more remarkable than Yankovic’s cynical, supermarket Norman Rockwell sketches is his prescient vision of America in 2010. The civilization that was dying under the watchful eye of this cultural critic has not only survived, but has completely repeated itself in high definition. Everything that was endemic of 1983 would return again to shape the latter half of the ’00s — a problem that goes way beyond the fact that one generation’s “Ron Popeil” is another generation’s Billy Mays.

How Weird Al Predicted The Future – eMusic Spotlight

Everybody Draw Mohammed Day

Comedy should provoke! It should blast through prejudices, challenge preconceptions! Comedy should always leave you different than when it found you. Sure, humor can hurt, even alienate, but the risk is better than the alternative: a steady diet of innocuous, child-proof, flavorless mush! DEMAND to be challenged, to be offended, to be treated like thinking, reasoning adults! And raise your children to be the same. Don’t let a comedian, a network, a Congressional committee, or an evil genius take away your freedom to laugh at whatever you want.

—Duckman (Peace Be Upon Him)

Please, consider using your freedom of speech and join us for Everybody Draw Mohammed Day.

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Liberalism, atheism, male sexual exclusivity linked to IQ

Evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa at the the London School of Economics and Political Science correlated data on these behaviors with IQ from a large national U.S. sample and found that, on average, people who identified as liberal and atheist had higher IQs. This applied also to sexual exclusivity in men, but not in women.
Liberalism, atheism, male sexual exclusivity linked to IQ – CNN.com