I go to the great school in the world. shout out to my girl elnasty at 2:09 too bad I was outside getting a drink during that"Whoever is so weak that he cannot believe Copernicus without offending his piety, and who damns whatever philosophical opinions he pleases, I advise him to mind his own business and to stay at home and fertilize his own garden…Let him assure himself that he is serving God no less than the astronomer to whom God has granted the privilege of seeing more clearly with the eyes of the mind."
Back story: Johannes Kepler stated this about Nicholas Copernicus’ heliocentric approach to the solar system. (All things revolve around the sun and not vice-versa). His theory did not coincide with popular belief at the time and was greatly criticized.
A quote that I feel greatly embodies the problems we face when people automatically rule out science solely because of their religious convictions. There is no doubting the beauty of science and physical evidence.
What I miss most about Iran. The simplicity of everything. I would do anything to be shopping in a bazaar right now. The middle east is a gem.
The saddest moment in television history… Michael Scott’s final scene on The Office.
I cried my eyes out
The 6000 year old kiss
Hasanlu is an archaeological excavation site in Iran, Western Azerbaijan, Solduz Valley. Theses skeletons were found in a Bin with no objects. The only feature is a stone slab under the head of the skeleton on the left hand side.
Unbelievable….Austria’s Green Lake in the Hochschwab Mountains is a hiking trail in the winter. The snow melts in early summer and creates a completely clear lake. The lake has a grassy bottom, complete with underwater trails, park benches, and bridges. Insane!
Plafond, Opéra Garnier, Paris
I had the pleasure of visiting this opera house. By far one of the most beautiful places on this entire planet
Crystal Island is another giga-project that, though granted planning approval, may never progress to the bricks & mortar stage. The plans themselves are quite formidable, calling for a total floor area four times that of the Pentagon, 900 apartments able to house up to 30,000 people, and a 500-student international school.
One day a rich wealthy businessman goes to a third world country to visit it’s beautiful scenery.While he is there resting on a beautiful beach,he see’s a hardworking fisherman in a little wooden boat catching two fishes and leaving after he is done.The wealthy man continues coming to the beach…
Cats are not my fav but this is perfection
Then there was the time we all learned what happens when you burn someone’s feelings.
The story behind this note is that the father who received it had postponed a beach trip with his 8-year-old daughter until he could finish watching the football game.