biomedicalephemera:

Humans have been out to get each other since before we were even Homo sapiens sapiens. For the strong and the brash, there was always outright physical violence; a club to the head or a knife to the throat was a simple way to destroy an unsuspecting rival.

But humanity had more than just…

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The ambition to dominate minds is the strongest of all passions.
Aphorisms and Thoughts by Napoleon Bonaparte, 1838, 2008. (via ingridrichter)

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zeros-and-ones-are-everything:

And that’s why I don’t correct people.

zeros-and-ones-are-everything:

And that’s why I don’t correct people.

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Scythe

ingridrichter:

Death; time; the cutting off of life; an attribute of Chronos/Saturn and of the figures of the Reaper and Death. The scythe also symbolizes the harvest which, in turn, implies death and rebirth, the destructive and creative powers of the Great Mother.

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Traditional Symbols by J.C. Cooper, 1978.

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