Quote of the Day

Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, like loneliness. We eat specific foods to enjoy their fleeting presence on our tongues. We read for the pleasure of thinking another person’s thoughts.
 
Sam Harris
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Riddle of the Day

Yesterday’s Riddle Answer: History
 
Riddle of the Day: I don’t have eyes, but once I did see. Once I had thoughts, but now I’m white and empty. What am I?

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Vellichor
 
Definition: (n)
 
1) The strange wistfulness of used bookshops – filled with thousands of old books you’ll never have time to read, each of which is itself locked in its own era, bound and dated and papered over like an old room the author abandoned years ago, a hidden annex littered with thoughts left just as they were on the day they were captured.