...to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and future, which is precisely the present moment; to toe that line. -H D Thoreau

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be
to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. -
T. S. Eliot


Action and reaction are equal and opposite. -Gertrude Stein

Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing. -Horace

All men are equal before fish. -Herbert Hoover

William of Occam's Razor
The principle states that one should not make more assumptions than the minimum needed.
One should not increase, beyond what is necessary, the number of entities required to explain anything.
All things being equal the simplest solution if often right.

...I would have to add that all of the religions today
seem archaic and dangerous. -Joey
Drew would have to say,
I don't think god is in heaven anymore,
that was a long time ago.
A quandary.


  1. quite the intriguing equations you came up with...and nah he's too busy trying to make it happen down here...smiles. nice tt!

  2. A quandary indeed.

    And opposite equals accomplish nothing. ;)

    Don't know why that always pops in my head, but it does.

  3. Hmm equations I understand now that's a first for the numerophobic me! Hmm all the religions of today ARE archaic and dangerous!

  4. Indeed, equal and unequal when pulling equally, mean one remains stationary. God is sulking. He is not in his heaven, but I can see no evidence that he is down here either.

  5. Great comparisons. I especially like the words of William of Occam's Razor. It is so easy to fool ourselves into over complicating things.

  6. I've always loved Occam's Razor. I've also always loved Sherlock Holmes's version of it: Eliminate the impossible and whatever is left, however improbable, is the solution.

  7. "All men are equal before fish".....I will definitely need to remember that one. I can think of occasions when that thought could come in very handy. :)


  8. I had a chemistry professor ask me one time if I was greater than or equal to my lab partner who was a football player who weighed 200 pounds more than I. I looked the professor in the eye and said "No man is greater than another, but a woman is always greater tha a man." He passed me.

  9. Love your take on the theme. And I laughed out loud at Gladys' comment. I think we often tend to over-think things.

  10. Love this post, cuz Jayne.
    And i adore, and yeah--LOL'ed at Gladys' response. ;)

  11. When You Think About It, It all adds up..Nicely summed up!