For, after all, how do we know that two and two make four? Or that the force of gravity works? Or that the past is unchangeable? If both the past and the external world exist only in the mind, and if the mind itself is controllable – what then?
George Orwell-1984 (via puma-jones)
We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness.
George Orwell, 1984 (via magiquotes)
So I went and read 1984 while in New Zealand. And if you haven’t read this book already, you must.
There is no moral order at all. There is only this—can my violence conquer yours?
—Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane (via alinaandalion)
This is what terrifies me about the ocean.
the few times I’ve gone snorkelling this is the most intensely scary but amazing thing about it, the bit where the reef ends and it suddenly just drops off and you cant see the bottom or what’s down there, and you swim over the edge and suddenly your in open water, and you feel so vulnerable like you’re a fish that lives on the reef, and you finally understand finding nemo
you finally understand finding nemo
It’s like falling off a cliff in slow motion