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Tim Fox's Blog (22)

Weekly One-liner (No. 19)

The deepest truth is like Sasquatch, belief only comes through seeing it for yourself.

Added by Tim Fox on September 13, 2013 at 1:52 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 18)

All technologies are the corporeal manifestations of moral convictions.

Added by Tim Fox on September 6, 2013 at 18:23 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 17)

Free will is the river carving the channel that guides its flowing.

Added by Tim Fox on August 30, 2013 at 2:04 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 16)

In the mountains, the shortest distance between two points is almost never a straight line.

Added by Tim Fox on August 22, 2013 at 0:59 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 15)

In the face of an insatiable geometry, even the vastness of space will, in a few short generations, prove as flat as the Earth.

Added by Tim Fox on August 16, 2013 at 1:23 — 2 Comments

Weekly One-liner(s) (Nos. 12, 13 ,14 -- caught up now)


It is not enough to reinvent the wheel; the time has come to rediscover our feet.


That which we most take for granted is the most deserving of our attention and the least likely to receive it.



Added by Tim Fox on August 6, 2013 at 3:00 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 11)

The Earth offers excess, but to truly thrive we must accept only just enough, because most of it is not for us.

Added by Tim Fox on July 15, 2013 at 13:41 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 10)

Only by caring for lives other than human will human life be cared for.

Added by Tim Fox on July 8, 2013 at 1:48 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 9)

At the heart of every sorrow is the seed of joy from which it sprouted.

Added by Tim Fox on June 30, 2013 at 20:51 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 8)

When people refuse to entertain the idea of giving up the trappings of industrial civilization because the public will never go for it, ask, is a jumbo jet running on fumes at 30,000 feet going remain airborne because the passengers will never go for crashing?

Added by Tim Fox on June 23, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 7)

Ours is a world at once profoundly overpopulated and woefully underpeopled.

Added by Tim Fox on June 16, 2013 at 17:48 — 1 Comment

Weekly One-liner (No. 6)

All making begins as an act of unmaking.

Added by Tim Fox on June 9, 2013 at 22:24 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 5)

Ultimately, there may only be one victim of climate change: expectation.

Added by Tim Fox on June 2, 2013 at 20:05 — No Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 4)

Rosy denial is way more depressing than painful truth.

Added by Tim Fox on May 27, 2013 at 4:21 — 2 Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 3)

What are you giving up in order to keep what you're not willing to give up?

Added by Tim Fox on May 19, 2013 at 14:46 — 5 Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 2)

Silence and patience often sound the same.

Added by Tim Fox on May 13, 2013 at 0:44 — 2 Comments

Weekly One-liner (No. 1)

Things always seem worse than they are until they're worse than they seem.

Added by Tim Fox on May 5, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments






Added by Tim Fox on April 20, 2013 at 17:58 — 2 Comments

Original Integrity

Original Integrity

By Tim Fox…


Added by Tim Fox on January 5, 2013 at 17:00 — 2 Comments

The Parable of Usk: A Short Science Fiction Tale


The Parable of Usk


by Tim Fox


     You would think, that after so many years of living among humans, I would be used to their strange appearance.  But I am not.  I still find myself arrested by the oddity of silent smiles made with lips and teeth.  And their wide eyes are not flame-orange, but hued in shades from almost black to pale blue, set in faces that can flex.  How hard it was to learn…


Added by Tim Fox on October 11, 2012 at 19:30 — 1 Comment

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