Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty.

David Hume (via itsquoted)

Too many young folk have an addiction to superficial things and not enough conviction for substantial things like justice, truth and love.

Cornel West (via observando)

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Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery’s account of being arrested last night in Ferguson

Wes is one of our reporters, and we’ve shared stories of his on this Tumblr before. He’s been in Ferguson for the past few days reporting, and last night, he was arrested — and then released. Here, you can read Wes’s full account of what happened last night.

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Listen: Chance the Rapper just released a cover of the “Arthur” theme song. We kid you not. 

Up-and-coming Chicago rapper Chance The Rapper just won every ’90s kid’s heart with this uplifting, soulful take on “Believe in Yourself” by Ziggy Marley — better known as the Arthur theme song. He released it in advance of Lollapalooza tomorrow, and it’s absolutely amazing.
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micdotcom:

Listen: Chance the Rapper just released a cover of the “Arthur” theme song. We kid you not. 

Up-and-coming Chicago rapper Chance The Rapper just won every ’90s kid’s heart with this uplifting, soulful take on “Believe in Yourself” by Ziggy Marley — better known as the Arthur theme song. He released it in advance of Lollapalooza tomorrow, and it’s absolutely amazing.

You have to hear it Follow micdotcom

The Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History Just Took a Terrifying Turn

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history just became your personal problem.

Reports now say that on July 24, a Liberian man named Patrick Sawyer tested positive for the lethal virus — in the mega city of Lagos, Nigeria.

Why this is very bad news

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"People should either be caressed or crushed."— Niccolò Machiavelli

vintageanchorbooks:

"People should either be caressed or crushed."
— Niccolò Machiavelli

The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.

F.A. Hayek, The Fatal Conceit (via conscienceofeconomics)

My father used to say, “Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu (via te-hya)

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How blistering hot will your city will get by the end of the century? 

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