Hrishikesh Hirway’s Song Exploder does what it says on the tin. In each episode, a single song gets explained/expanded/exploded—broken down into its constituent parts and ideas, its drum tracks, its backing vocals and strata of emotion.
~ James Parker
The real accomplishment of modern science and technology consists in taking ordinary men, informing them narrowly and deeply and then, through appropriate organization, arranging to have their knowledge combined with that of other specialized but equally ordinary men. This dispenses with the need for genius. The resulting performance, though less inspiring, is far more predictable.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith
Kafka was a realist.
~ György Lukács
Managing yourself is simple, but not simplistic.
~ David Allen via Ready for Anything
War therefore is an act of violence to compel our opponent to fulfill our will.
~ Carl von Clausewitz
There was nowhere they could have gone and they went there anyway.
~ Neil Gaiman, American Gods
All warfare is based on deception.
~ Sun Tzu
BA International Relations – Beryl Boemer
via Dublin City University