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Something about the news/media this week made me think of this #Warhol quote I came across at #MOCA a few months ago, which somehow makes me alternately depressed and hopeful. #tbt

I think a question that we’re not asking ourselves is: ‘Isn’t humanity committing suicide with this indiscriminate and tyrannical use of nature?’
File under: why I love this Pope. This quote’s a little heavy, but overall his 10 tips for becoming a happier person are a welcome (and not frivolous!) respite from the tragic news that’s coming fast and furious from all corners of the world.
The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On | Higher Learning
To those he touched who are sending kind words, know that one of his favorite things in the world was to make you all laugh. As for those who are sending negativity, know that some small, giggling part of him is sending a flock of pigeons to your house to poop on your car. Right after you’ve had it washed. After all, he loved to laugh too…
The strength and self-possession that it takes to be this thoughtful and articulate in the face of such a loss makes Zelda Williams’ statement about the suicide of her father that much more powerful. May his memory be a blessing. (via zeldawilliams)