Being a soldier is more than just about fighting in war. It’s about handling difficulties. It’s about constantly being on the move even when you are tired. It is about protecting your comrades. It is about containing your anger in difficulty. It is about discipline. It is about management, leadership, camaraderie. It is about being human.
Comment by nashashmi – https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=33809706
If you were to read one article this month, this must be it.
Their fundamental design flaws are completely hidden by their superficial design flaws.
— The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
This poem is the essence of the message of The Gita in English.
For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much – the wheel, New York, wars, and so on – while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time.
But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man for precisely the same reasons.
-– The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Unfortunately, as it often happens, there is nothing more permanent than a temporary solution
-– Ilya Grigorik, High Performance Browser Networking