Diagnosed with autism at age 2, told he would never learn to read, now 14 years old and working on a Master’s degree in quantum physics.
If you’re looking for an inspiration today, look no further than Jacob Barnett.
I like his mom’s concept of “muchness”: Surrond children with what they love, be it art, science, sports or whatever, and they will develop more fully than molding them to a design would ever allow.
If I lived here
I would go crazy
for the ocean.
A lake just isn’t enough
As beautiful as this gem
reflects earth’s diamond grave
I could die here for love’s sake
while I’m still strong.
(why take it seriously)
the sun’s gone down
as I was drowning in you
sorrows and all.How deep does it have to go?
A lake just isn’t enoughin this rough deep
“Inland,” from Joseph Ceravolo’s Collected Poems, reviewed at The Rumpus by Barbara Berman.
Remarkable animated visualization of every meteorite since 861 AD from The Guardian.
This is awesome! It really hits “death from the skies” level near the end. Which, coincidentally, is the name of a book by Bad Astronomer Phil Plait all about the science behind the ways the world might end (and the ways that it most certainly won’t … like Planet X)
There’s no reason to think that we really have more meteorites hitting Earth these days, like you see in the viz. We just happen to be better at writing things down/not attributing them to sky demons.
Nah. (No reason.) x
—I Am A Rock
I Am A Rock. I Am An Island.
Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou
—Spirits In The Material World
We are spirits in the material world?