## April 2014

### 64 posts

“You don’t need religion to have morals. If you can’t determine right from wrong then you lack empathy, not religion.”—

*Unknown*(via critem)“I used to think that I could never lose anyone if I photographed them enough. In fact, my pictures show me how much I’ve lost.”—Nan Goldin (via lovebug)

“The Leibniz notation is useful in differential equations, as it allows us to commit terrible crimes without getting in trouble with the police.”—Differential equations professor (via mathprofessorquotes)

“It is widely believed that a dog is man’s best friend. This is not true. Dog is man’s second best friend. Man’s best friend is the identity sin^2 + cos^2 theta = 1. And I would actually put cats second and dogs third.”— Real Analysis & Linear Algebra Professor (via mathprofessorquotes)

“The cosine of 1/x is undefined at x=0. It is also visually disturbing near x=0.”—Engineering calculus professor (via mathprofessorquotes)

one time a boy tried to pull my hijab off

i punched him in the face

closed fist, short swing, right in the jaw

there is a point where you stop trying to educate people and start making the consequences of their racist bullshit real fuckin clear.

“In 1979, when the minimum wage was $2.90, a hard-working student with a minimum-wage job could earn enough in one day (8.44 hours) to pay for one academic credit hour. If a standard course load for one semester consisted of maybe 12 credit hours, the semester’s tuition could be covered by just over two weeks of full-time minimum wage work—or a month of part-time work. A summer spent scooping ice cream or flipping burgers could pay for an MSU education. The cost of an MSU credit hour has multiplied since 1979. So has the federal minimum wage. But today, it takes 60 hours of minimum-wage work to pay off a single credit hour, which was priced at $428.75 for the fall semester.”—The Myth of Working Your Way Through College - Svati Kirsten Narula - The Atlantic (via infoneer-pulse)

son I think you are ready for the talk *opens harry potter and the philosopher stone book*