Posts Tagged ‘Boredom’

My favorite cure for boredom is sleep.  It’s very easy to get to sleep when bored and very hard to get bored after a long rest.
  —  Robert M. Pirsig
From his book:  “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
On This Day In:
2017 Who’s Turn Is It Now?
2016 Before You Vote In November…
2015 Two Faithful Thoughts
2014 Love Light
Orange October (III) – Giants Advance To National League Championship Series (NLCS)
2013 Nothing Ridiculous
2012 Keeping Faith
2011 Summon Us, Don’t Criticize Us
2010 Obama’s Wars – Book Review
Game Two – Hearbreaking Loss

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I do not myself believe that any person who is really profoundly humane can believe in everlasting punishment.
   —  Bertrand Russell
I don’t believe in an afterlife, so I don’t have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more.  For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
   —  Isaac Asimov
On This Day In:
2017 Now Pausing Makes Sense
2016 Just Spicy
Only One Part
2015 Positive Acts Of Creation
2014 One Thing Is Clear
2013 Corrections
See Greatness
2012 Gemutlichkeit
2011 Back On The Asphalt

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About the dumb Earthlings versus the smart Earthlings: I have known a fair number of scientists over the years, and I noticed that they were often as bored by each other’s work as dumb people would be.

—  Kurt Vonnegut, Jr
from his book: “Wampeters Foma & Granfalloons


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