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Effecting change is a lot like committing murder. You need both motive and opportunity.

Many have motive, few have opportunity.

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While I was playing with my photos I found these lovely pics from the morning our cruise took us to Monet's garden at #Giverny outside Paris. It was like stepping into his paintings.

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Home, where I told my wife where I had been. But she was as mad as a devil, and nothing but ill words between us all the evening, which I was troubled for, but do see that I must use policy to keep her spirit down, and to give her no offence by my being with Knepp and Pierce.

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Watched Lisztomania (1975) yesterday. Ken Russell is a bloody genius. I'm going to watch all his movies.

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ASN.1 is the biggest middle finger to humanity that nobody’s ever heard of. This is my opinion and I’m sticking by it.

An epidemiological approach to model the viral propagation of memes.
LinWang, Brendan C.Wood

Sweet title. A set of first order partial differential equations will model (SIR) the spread of an epidemic IRL as well as online. No doubt digital marketing is all over this.

Have a stab at flattening the curve at geogebra.org/m/nbjfjtpv

sciencedirect.com/science/arti

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RT @holatombola@twitter.activitypub.actor
#TIL that the term 'idiot' originates in Ancient Greek ἰδιώτης idiṓtēs, originally referring to an individual neglecting public affairs and civic duties, or an apolitical person. In Modern Greek it still refers to a private individual or civilian.

> What happens when the political regime of that chunk of the world doesn’t have a plan for the millions of informal workers ... What happens when a moribund healthcare apparatus ...

This bit. It seems (to me) that the criticism is based on a bourgeois ideal. Every political regime in the the history of the world has used the powerless and the powerless have co-operated, because, what else are they going to do?

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RT @EdmundGriffiths@twitter.activitypub.actor
Problem is in these situations that governments act too late. A ban on travel from Europe to the Americas could have had real public health benefits; but the time to do it was 1492

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It is deeply messed up how the Earth is trying to kill us with new diseases even after we stopped using plastic straws.

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When bae catches you fighting an owl over a good tree branch.

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RT @crazy_chipkali@twitter.activitypub.actor
Apparently today was #motherlanguageday2020 #MotherTongueDay and mine is #kannada . Here is a cool paper that studied evolutionary relationships between different languages of my region (south India) doi.org/10.1098/rsos.171504 , how cool is this?! #southindia #dravidianlanguages

Hanuman from the Thai Ramayana is a playboy in contrast to the brahmachari Tulsidas Ramayana. Here he is making the moves on Lady Butsamali a fallen angel. 17th century. Thailand.

@kensanata Watching Chungking Express. After many years. That movie still has something new for me.

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