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Writers aren’t exactly people: they’re a whole bunch of people trying to be one person. F. Scott Fitzgerald (via fleurstains)

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Many adults are put off when youngsters pose scientific questions. Children ask why the sun is yellow, or what a dream is, or how deep you can dig a hole, or when is the world’s birthday, or why we have toes.

Too many teachers and parents answer with irritation or ridicule, or quickly move on to something else. Why adults should pretend to omniscience before a five-year-old, I can’t for the life of me understand. What’s wrong with admitting that you don’t know? Children soon recognize that somehow this kind of question annoys many adults. A few more experiences like this, and another child has been lost to science.

There are many better responses. If we have an idea of the answer, we could try to explain. If we don’t, we could go to the encyclopedia or the library. Or we might say to the child: “I don’t know the answer. Maybe no one knows. Maybe when you grow up, you’ll be the first to find out.

Carl Sagan (via perfect)

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just want to say thanks to lord tubbington for putting up with me all summer. #whatagem

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that one time I hung out with the First Lady #tbt

that one time I hung out with the First Lady #tbt

dan graham makes good art, I think.

dan graham makes good art, I think.

bye, new york— it’s been swell.

bye, new york— it’s been swell.

dance: 10; looks: 3 #tbt

dance: 10; looks: 3 #tbt

soho? noho! jk it is soho.

soho? noho! jk it is soho.

oops jose gonzalez oops voice of an 👼 @itska28  @zoenrlye xoxo

oops jose gonzalez oops voice of an 👼 @itska28 @zoenrlye xoxo

#tbt that time in my toddlerhood when I knew what I was about, son.

#tbt that time in my toddlerhood when I knew what I was about, son.

I’m afraid I just blue myself.

I’m afraid I just blue myself.

zoe is complete domestic magic.

zoe is complete domestic magic.