Gravity effects the flow of time , indeed you age infinitesimally differently if you worked on the top of of very high mountain when compared to anyone living at sea level "THIS IS A FACT OF PHYSICS" - Alan McDougall on Philosophyforum.com
"Appreciating the adage, that "money is power," he married Herdisa, the daughter of a priest called Bersi the Rich--a very enviable surname, which, no doubt, enabled the reverend gentleman to brave the bulls and decrees of popes and councils, and take to himself a wife--who brought him a very considerable fortune." - Norðurfari; or, Rambles in Iceland
"If you’re familiar with animal totems, you could say that Bear is one of my totems, and his purpose is to stand guard whenever I’m in my creative cave. If that’s too new agey for you, then you could say this “bear�? persona takes over as my subconscious autopilot during creative periods." - My Experience of Creativity, Steve Palvina
"Why "hermitary"? A hermitary is a dwelling for a hermit. Hermitary is an obsolete medieval English word, which, however, referred to enclosed anchorites more than to hermits. But that is by the way." - Hermitary.com
"For years, I listened to talk radio in my car during my daily commutes. Four months ago, I turned it off. I don’t need some blowhard putting angry thoughts into my head about things I cannot change. Now I spend my commutes in quasi-solitude. Sometimes, I listen to podcasts or music, but mostly I listen to my thoughts and try to control them." - Why You Should Always Eat Lunch Alone
"Former Northwest Orient CEO Donald Nyrop built entire office buildings without a single window – not even the doors were glass – because he didn’t want his employees frittering away time looking outside. I’ve seen the buildings. They are giant gray cement rectangles. He ordered all the doors taken off the bathroom stalls because he didn’t want employees wasting time on the toilet. Can you imagine what it must have been like to work under his leadership? You couldn’t even defecate in solitude." - Why You Should Always Eat Lunch Alone
"Solitude suggests peacefulness stemming from a state of inner richness. It is a means of enjoying the quiet and whatever it brings that is satisfying and from which we draw sustenance. It is something we cultivate. Solitude is refreshing; an opportunity to renew ourselves. In other words, it replenishes us." - "Solitude vs. Loneliness, Psychology Today
Perhaps they should reconsider the name of the show. The formal name in Norway, though, for "Eurovision" is "Melodi Grand Prix", so the norwegian edition of the name dont exactly exclude anyone from participating; The official name however...