Friday, May 04, 2007

Nothing's Random!

ENZYME - A protein molecule that catalyzes chemical reactions of other substances without itself being destroyed or altered upon completion of the reactions.
from Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary

Shopenhauer was one of the first major philosophers to realize that most people don't realize they are sleeping until they wake up.

My brother was surprised that I didn't know what a ludite was. ..but, for the record, I am def. not a luddite!
luddite - one opposed to technology and machines.

The Luddites were a social movement of the English textile artisans in the early19th c. who protested — often by destroying textile machines — against the changes produced by the Industrial Revolution, which they felt threatened their livelihood.
(They were named after a mythical leader - Ned Ludd.
- from wikipedia

Thoughts from Jay Douglas :

"Whenever you are given an opportunity to do good - You must take it!"
"A talent is a gift from God. It is given to you to share with others. You need to share it with the world."

from Jinjee's Daily Raw Inspiration -4/29/07 Quarter Pounder Facts

Every quarter pound of hamburger was produced via 100 gallons of water, 1.2 pounds of grain, a cup of gasoline, greenhouse-gas emissions equivalent to those produced by a six-mile drive in your average car, and the loss of 1.25 pounds of topsoil, every inch of which took 500 years for the microbes and earthworms to build. How can all this cost less than a dollar, and who is supposed to pay for the rest of it?

For more about this and many other interesting environmental facts, see

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