I mean, is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive’, ‘jealous’, ‘shallow’, ‘vain’, ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me … I’d rather [my daughters] were independent, interesting, idealistic, kind, opinionated, original, funny – a thousand things, before ‘thin’.J.K. Rowling
There were 200,000 people who applied to participate in a project called Mars One. It’s a private enterprise to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars and film a reality show along the way. The idea is to go in crews of four starting in 2024. The thing is, right now the technology can only get them there.
Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.Bobby Kennedy, Kansas State University lectures, March 18, 1968 :: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/rfk/filmmore/ps_ksu.html