Reticent

This Blog is written and curated by an 'Oddball' named Srikar.

#quotes

“If all insects on Earth disappeared, within 50 years all life on Earth would end. If all human beings disappeared from the Earth, within 50 years all forms of life would flourish.”

Jonas Salk, Biologist (via aurelle)

The latter scenario is more appealing to be honest. 

“I love science, and it pains me to think that so many are terrified of the subject or feel that choosing science means you cannot also choose compassion, or the arts, or be awed by nature. Science is not meant to cure us of mystery, but to reinvent and reinvigorate it.”

Robert M. Sapolsky (via utcjonesobservatory)

Exactly! 

“Happy independence day to all my fellow Indians. India is not without its problems but i’m glad to be a citizen of this great land. I would not have it any other way. Jai Hind!”

“Do you know what people want more than anything? They want to be missed. They want to be missed the day they don’t show up. They want to be missed when they’re gone.”

In another excellent episode of NPR’s TED Radio Hour, Seth Godin dispenses some of his signature wisdom in discussing what makes a great leader. (David Foster Wallace had similar ideas.)

Pair with Godin on vulnerability, creative courage, and how to dance with the fear.

(via explore-blog)

“If Apple were turned over to an ace team of pundits, analysts & journalists to run, it would be bankrupt by the spring of next year.”

Harry McCracken. 

So true. If they knew how to run a company then they would be doing it. 

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