Thursday, January 6, 2011

An Abundance of Quotes Part 4

"Holes in one's worldview are always good, sometimes you can look through and see the stars." - Kenny's comment on my last post.

"Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under." - H. L. Mencken

"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton

“Weltschmerz. It’s the depression you feel when the world as it is does not line up with the world as you think it should be… Because everyone thinks it should be possible to just keep falling and falling forever, to feel the rush of air on your face as you fall, that air pulling your face into a brilliant goddamned smile. And that should be possible. You should  be able to fall forever.” - Will Grayson, Will Grayson

The current campaign over at The Harry Potter Alliance is a seven-part thing tackling real-world horcruxes. The current one is on body image. Check it out.


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  2. Didn't have hyperlinks in my first comment, let's see if this works. Wow, I'm famous! I came across an article that reminded me of your post on parent-child codependence and thought I'd share it, being slightly lazy I'm going to post it here:

    Psychology Today article

    On the other side, a professor at my undergrad school co-authored a book on the benefits of the slowed transition to autonomy:

    About the book

    I haven't read the book, though I hope to get around to it (we'll see). I liked most of the article though.

  3. Thanks, I can't wait to read them!


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