A lady on the lone ship

Yes, your ship wants to be humored with knowledge. You must treat with an understanding consideration the mysteries of her feminine nature, and then she will stand by you faithfully in the unceasing struggle with forces wherein defeat is no shame. It is a serious relation, that in which a man stands to his ship. She has her rights as though she could breathe and speak; and, indeed, there are ships that, for the right man, will do anything but speak, as the saying goes

Joseph Conrad
from The Mirror of the Sea

Wise Guy!

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7 page of “Life of Pi”

The skull snickers and moves ever closer, but that doesn’t surprise me. The reasonĀ  death stick so closely to isn’t biological necessity – its envy. Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can.

Brain is most powerful

Second Edition: I typed the wrong word (powderful) instead of “powerful”. Apologise.

The human brain is the most complex object in the known universe. Sourced from National Geographic magazinc in June 1995

If i am hearing impaired, i have still the living brain. There is nothing to impair my own brain.