The eminent linguistic philosopher J. L. Austin of Oxford once gave a lecture in which he asserted that there are many languages in which a double negative makes a positive, but none in which a double positive makes a negative — to which the Columbia philosopher Sidney Morgenbesser, sitting in the audience, sarcastically replied, “Yeah right.”
China Caves 2012 / Hong Meigui Expedition to explore giant caves in Wulong County.
A Sunday well spent brings a week of content.
This is my cry, this is my prayer,
I have lost my sight of what’s true and real.
I seek refuge in this cruel world, with no ray and light.
Attracted to illusions, like a honey by bees in flight.
My ambitions were fake, my dreams were false.
I ’ m writing this to remember my true self, to hear the cry of soul.
For tomorrow is a new day, and I know
I will be again forever lost and forever dead to my spiritual goal
Tell me all your secrets, I’ll pour you wine
And if it gets late enough, I’ll tell you mine.
Joe Purdy (via thedapperproject)
That is how you define “being down to earth”