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List of emoticons. A simple smiley This is a list of notable and commonly used emoticons or textual portrayals of a writer's mood or facial expression in the form of icons.

List of emoticons

The Western use of emoticons is quite different from Eastern usage, and Internet forums, such as 2channel, typically show expressions in their own ways. In recent times, graphic representations, both static and animated, have taken the place of traditional emoticons in the form of icons. Emoticons can generally be divided into two groups: Western or Horizontal (mainly from America and Europe), and Eastern or Vertical (mainly from east Asia). The most common explanation for these differences is how the different cultures value different parts of the face, i.e. eyes often play a bigger part in figuring out mood in the East while the West puts the eyes as equal to the rest of the face.[1] Western The emoticon in Western style is written most often from left to right as though the head is rotated counter-clockwise 90 degrees.

Eastern. SCHOPENHAUER'S 38 STRATAGEMS, OR 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT. Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), was a brilliant German philosopher.


These 38 Stratagems are excerpts from "The Art of Controversy", first translated into English and published in 1896. Carry your opponent's proposition beyond its natural limits; exaggerate it. The more general your opponent's statement becomes, the more objections you can find against it. Mind = Blown. Para (no) leer poesía. Espantapájaros.

Para (no) leer poesía

Oliverio Girondo Para calificar como un (no) lector de poesía es necesario reunir las siguientes dos características: amor incondicional al género e inexplicable poca dedicación a su lectura. El (no) lector de poesía es un lector de clóset, o un lector ocasional, o un lector polígamo que traicionará el verso en el momento en que se cruce una novela en su camino.

Cuando abre un libro de poemas, el (no) lector de poesía redescubre un gozo olvidado que atesorará siempre pero que no buscará repetir hasta mucho después de un incierto margen de tiempo; en las librerías contempla con nostalgia la sección de versos mientras camina hacia la caja con la última novela de Houellebecq bajo el brazo; tiene uno o dos poetas favoritos que relee sin insistencia y algunas noches se imagina lo feliz que podría ser leyendo únicamente poesía. ¿Por qué es así? O como ésta, sobre Martín Adán: O ésta, sobre Joaquín Pasos: Celebrity Types - Overview. Best Movies (of All-Time) The best movies evoke tears, laughter, terror, reminiscence, and/or mystery in a truly personal way.

Best Movies (of All-Time)

Anything less (AKA, around 98% of all movies) serves no purpose other than to shove mindless, forgettable fodder in our face and line Hollywood’s pockets (Be afraid Michael Bay, be VERY afraid). This is that other, sacred 2%—the Holy Grail of cinema. Note: “Memorable Moments” may contain spoilers. 100. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) Logline: An eccentric pirate, Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), and a savvy blacksmith, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), embark on a quest to save Elizabeth Swann (and a treasure) from the clutches of cursed Captain Barbossa. Memorable Moments: Jack almost reaches Port Royal, but his ship springs a leak. How To Become A Hacker. Copyright © 2001 Eric S.

How To Become A Hacker

Raymond As editor of the Jargon File and author of a few other well-known documents of similar nature, I often get email requests from enthusiastic network newbies asking (in effect) "how can I learn to be a wizardly hacker? ". Back in 1996 I noticed that there didn't seem to be any other FAQs or web documents that addressed this vital question, so I started this one. A lot of hackers now consider it definitive, and I suppose that means it is. Still, I don't claim to be the exclusive authority on this topic; if you don't like what you read here, write your own. If you are reading a snapshot of this document offline, the current version lives at Note: there is a list of Frequently Asked Questions at the end of this document.

The five-dots-in-nine-squares diagram that decorates this document is called a glider. If you find this document valuable, please support me on Patreon. The hacker mind-set is not confined to this software-hacker culture. 1. 2. Wardshelley_scifiSmaller.jpg (3400×1826) Dal Sabzi for Aatman: Gayatri Mantra. The Gayatri Mantra was traditionally given from the Guru Master to the disciple, while standing mid-stream.

Dal Sabzi for Aatman: Gayatri Mantra

Look at the darkness. Visualize the sun rising. Offer water to the sun. The story goes that once the Devas, the Shining Ones wanted to learn the secrets of the Universe. Since learning about the Scientific aspect 'atoms' etc. did not quite work out, they went to the Lord.


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