But investment in space stimulates society, it stimulates it economically, it stimulates it intellectually, and it gives us all passion.
I am a huge consumer of social networks, and I utilize Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. I’m interested and am learning more about Tumblr and other visually dominant sites.
In any insurgency there will be people who are irreconcilable and who pose a clear and present threat to the U.S. and our allies.
It is not the thing you fear that you must deal with: it is the mother of the thing you fear.
Stop trying to change reality by attempting to eliminate complexity.
I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety.
So the result was that as one approached a political convention for most of the 19th century and for most of the 20th century until the 1960’s, part of the drama was the fact that you didn’t know ultimately who was going to be the nominee at the end of that convention week.
I’m doomed to act like myself, even when it’s inconvenient!
There’s a fierce practicality and empiricism which the whole imaginative, lyrical aspect of poetry comes from.
As you may know, I am a mechanical engineer.