Even though he didn’t deserve it, it’s still awesome that Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, right? No, it’s not. It used to be, but now that Barack Obama has done it, it’s un-American.
It’s been getting kind of confusing keeping track of what’s truly American anymore, so Gawker came up with a handy list of things that are socialist and foreign because Barack Obama has soiled them, by doing them.
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking, and don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”—Steve Jobs (via hrrrthrrr)
There is a truly pernicious idea going about that everything is just a personal opinion and everybody is equally entitled to their personal opinion whether it fits with the evidence or not – as if there’s nothing special about evidence, evidence is just a patriarchal, chauvinistic way of learning about the world.
Evidence is evidence! Evidence is how we know what’s true.