liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,

QotD: Godlike Humans?

Is there anything more dangerous
than dissatisfied and irresponsible gods
who don't know what they want?

--Harari in Sapiens, the very last sentence
Tags: decisions, god, humanism, quotes, responsibility, risk

Posts from This Journal “risk” Tag

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  • QotD: The Edge

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  • QotD: Adventure

    Adventure is worthwhile. ~~Aristotle

  • QotD: the Merits of the Knife

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  • Rumi of the day: Be Notorious

    Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. — Rumi, “Bewilderment”

  • QotD: Risk Taking

    I do not risk my life. I take risks in order to live. I take risks because I love life, not because I don’t. --Stephen Koch, climber and…

  • QotD: Unafraid of the Sea

    A man who is not afraid of the sea will soon be drowned, he said, for he will be going out on a day he shouldn't. But we do be afraid of the…

  • Middle Aged White Dudes Die of Preventable Disease (Interesting Times Indeed)

    This epidemiologic analysis revealed that mortality rates are increasing in the middle-aged white male population, largely due to preventable…

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