Writing About Water

This is the first in a series of research experiments that I’ll tag as “RandoVedas”.

“Documents are the product of a writer, a form for the writing, and a recipient.” – Darwin, Get Started in Writing Historical Fiction (p. Oops, forgot to note that, will have to come back to that later)

“In the Perfect all the derived forms conjugate like rama [line over the “a”], regardless of which type the verb is in the first form.” – p. 189 Jones, Arabic Through the Qur’an

“‘The touch of Earth is always reinvigorating to the son of Earth, even when he seeks a supraphysical Knowledge.'” – p. 61 Huxley quoting Sri Aurobindo, The Perennial Philosophy

“So, to a certain extent, it is an ordeal that our generation of women needs to go through in order that the women who come after us don’t.” – p. 282 Criado Perez, Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

“‘After that illness Jacques had clawed back some peace and pleasure, for a little while: being read to, and thinking, and dictating letters to friends.'” – p. 222, Darwin, This is Not a Book about Charles Darwin

“Another challenge is the equitable distribution of the costs of the transformation.” – p. 145, Mazzucato, Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

“You get to ask yourself, Do you feel honored here?” p. 113, Goddess, The Calling: 3 Fundamental Shifts to Stay True, Get Paid, and Do Good

“To close out this chapter, I wouldn’t be true to myself if I didn’t highlight the usefulness of one of my favourite activities of all time – yoga.” – p. 162, Del Amo Perez De Lara, How to Thrive by Building Resilience

“It is a common understanding that it is impossible to provide a scientific definition of life which is universally accepted.” – p. 129, Capra and Luisi, The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision

“The evaporating cloud has vertical extent; it takes the form of rising tubes.” – p. 264, Pollack, The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid, Vapor

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