Stable Quotes

There is no need to think of design or purpose or directedness. If a group of atoms in the presenc...

There is no need to think of design or purpose or directedness. If a group of atoms in the presence of energy falls into a stable pattern it will tend to stay that way. The earliest form of natural selection was simply a selection of stable forms and a rejection of unstable ones. There is no mystery
📅︎ Sep 19
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"In a country where witch-hunting is a stable and lucrative career, ...

"In a country where witch-hunting is a stable and lucrative career, and also an amateur pastime enjoyed by millions of hobbyists on the weekend, we know there are no real witches worth a damn." — Mencius Moldbug
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“Someone once told me that human beings have three dimensions: how you see yourself, h...

“Someone once told me that human beings have three dimensions: how you see yourself, how others see you, and how you want others to see you. The closer the distance between the three dimensions, the more at peace you are and the more stable you become.” -Marwa Rakha
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“Living systems are never in equilibrium. They are inherently unstable. Th...

“Living systems are never in equilibrium. They are inherently unstable. They may seem stable, but they’re not. Everything is moving and changing. In a sense, everything is on the edge of collapse.” Michael Crichton, Jurassic Park
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Richard Stallman: "Only so...

Richard Stallman: "Only socialism can make capitalism stable and keep it democratic."
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"Someone once told me that human beings have three dimensions: how you see yourself, ho...

"Someone once told me that human beings have three dimensions: how you see yourself, how others see you, and how you want others to see you. The closer the distance between the three dimensions, the more at peace you are and the more stable you become." — Marwa Rakha
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“Remember that there is nothing stable in human...

“Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.” —Isocrates
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"If we were to select the most intelligent, imag...

"If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present." ~ Franz Boas
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'Don't sweep the itching powder off of the stable floor....

'Don't sweep the itching powder off of the stable floor.' - I came up with this quote the other day and would really like to hear some of your opinions/interpretations, Thanks.
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It is intriguing to consider that disorders such as depression, OCD and addiction could be functio...

It is intriguing to consider that disorders such as depression, OCD and addiction could be functional in some sense, perhaps working to resist a more catastrophic collapse to primary consciousness—onset of a psychotic episode, for example—by reinforcing stable patterns of activity.—RL Carhart-Harris
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+++ Change +++"The atom, being for all practical ...

+++ Change +++"The atom, being for all practical purposes the stable unit of the physical plane, is a constantly changing vortex of reactions." [Kabbalah]
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“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But ...

“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage
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