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tsundoku - (n) buying books and not reading them; letting books pile up unread on shelves or floors or nightstands

koyaanisqatsi: nature out of balance; a way of life so unbalanced that you need a new way.

koyaanisqatsi: nature out of balance; a way of life so unbalanced that you need a new way.

Hiraeth #wordoftheday

I like home doesn't have to be a place. If so, this fits perfectly


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Erlebnisse ~ (n.) ~ the experiences, positives or negatives, that we feel most deeply, and through which we truly live; not mere experiences, but Experiences

pronunciation |  \a-‘cat-a-lep-sE\                  #acatalepsy, noun, English, philosophy, certainty, sorry for the lack of tags, in a bit of a hurry, words, otherwordly, other-wordly, definitions, A,

A words definitions english philosophy noun otherwordly other-wordly acatalepsy certainty sorry for the lack of tags in a bit of a hurry

pronunciation | “per-i-pe-‘tA-a                                   #peripeteia, greek, origin: greek, noun, literature, turning point, point of no return, reversal, tagging is hard, words, otherwordly, other-wordly, definitions, P

Peripeteia: a sudden or unexpected reversal of circumstances, the point of no return @ other-wordly.

oubliette other-wordly

“Everything I’ve done, I’ve done for you. I move the stars for no one.” ~ Jareth, from Labyrinth (Writers Dennis Lee and Jim Henson)

words submission o definitions english sorta labyrinth noun otherwordly other-wordly Jareth origin: french hoggle oubliette


l'appel du vide literally translates to the call of the void. It's used to describe the way your brain controls a intense adrenaline inducing situation. So having the urge to jump off the edge of a cliff, but actually turning away and not doing it.