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black321

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Location: An earth without maps
Gender: Male


Posted: Sep 23, 2021 - 12:13pm

The challenges we currently face will be conquered and then they
will be replaced by new ones. This is the cycle of change and the
fulcrum of growth that has brought us where we are today.
Ohmsen

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Posted: Jul 20, 2021 - 9:18am

 oldviolin wrote:
“Each artist seems thus to be the native of an unknown country, which he himself has forgotten, different from that from which will emerge, making for the earth, another great artist.”

― Marcel Proust, In Search of Lost Time

*thumbs up*
oldviolin

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Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 20, 2021 - 9:14am

“Each artist seems thus to be the native of an unknown country, which he himself has forgotten, different from that from which will emerge, making for the earth, another great artist.”

Marcel Proust, In Search of Lost Time
rhahl

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Posted: Jul 17, 2021 - 11:47am

No Way to Spend a Life

“I think I essentially made a mistake in staying in movies but it’s a mistake I can’t regret because it’s like saying I shouldn’t have stayed married to that woman but I did because I love her. I would have been more successful if I hadn’t been married to her, you know. I would have been more successful if I’d left movies immediately, stayed in the theatre, gone into politics, written, anything. I’ve wasted a greater part of my life looking for money and trying to get along, trying to make my work from this terribly expensive paintbox which is a movie. And I’ve spent too much energy on things that have nothing to do with making a movie. It’s about two percent movie-making and ninety-eight percent hustling. It’s no way to spend a life.”

       — Orson Welles

https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/07/16/roaming-charges-19/

Manbird

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Posted: Mar 9, 2021 - 9:55pm

“Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.
Sing, and the hills will answer;
Sigh, it is lost on the air;
The echoes bound to a joyful sound,
But shrink from voicing care.

Rejoice, and men will seek you;
Grieve, and they turn and go;
They want full measure of all your pleasure,
But they do not need your woe.
Be glad, and your friends are many;
Be sad, and you lose them all,—
There are none to decline your nectared wine,
But alone you must drink life’s gall.

Feast, and your halls are crowded;
Fast, and the world goes by.
Succeed and give, and it helps you live,
But no man can help you die.
There is room in the halls of pleasure
For a large and lordly train,
But one by one we must all file on
Through the narrow aisles of pain. ”
― Ella Wheeler Wilcox
oldviolin

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Posted: Mar 9, 2021 - 7:49pm



 miamizsun wrote:
"facetime the shindig!"

- hobopithicus

 
Brutal


miamizsun

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Gender: Male


Posted: Mar 9, 2021 - 1:40pm

"facetime the shindig!"

- hobopithicus
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Posted: Mar 9, 2021 - 12:57pm

rhahl

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Posted: Mar 9, 2021 - 5:59am

If our goal was to eradicate poverty, we would eradicate poverty.
 
                                           — Marianne Williamson 
                                                https://twitter.com/marwilliamson
miamizsun

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Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 22, 2021 - 9:46am

 oldviolin wrote:
We have a stop serving beginning at 9pm here in Greensboro. I'm not sure about NC in general.
Anyhow about 8:30 I ran (drove) up my local brewpub which has a great outdoor setup and stage to catch the end of a jazz gig by local college students. They had drums, bass fiddle, electric guitar and trumpet. Sounded great.
I had time for one beautiful hazy IPA and listened til 9, when they stopped.
Though there's no alcohol served after 9,the brewpub
doesn't close until 10 so a bit of an open jam was suggested. A couple of kids were messing around and I walked up and asked if they minded if I sat in on harp.
They were excited and I have to say that made me feel good. 
Anyhow we broke into a jazz funk fusion thing that flowed like freedom. I was in love with the moment and by the chemistry I could tell they were too.
We ripped it for 6 or 7 minutes and faded beautifully. 
all this applause erupted and I swear I didn't realize how many people were out there.

Anyhow the quote is
" Opportunity only dances with you when you're already on the dance floor"

square one.
 

sounds righteous...


oldviolin

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Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 22, 2021 - 9:34am



 black321 wrote:


 
wish i was there.
haven't seen much live music lately, and i prefer the small intimate 'amateur' jams.

 
Like sequins on a bear costume lol

oldviolin

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Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 22, 2021 - 9:32am



 Coaxial wrote:

{#Clap}
{#Good-vibes}
 
Thanks man...

black321

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Location: An earth without maps
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 22, 2021 - 9:29am



 oldviolin wrote:
We have a stop serving beginning at 9pm here in Greensboro. I'm not sure about NC in general.
Anyhow about 8:30 I ran (drove) up my local brewpub which has a great outdoor setup and stage to catch the end of a jazz gig by local college students. They had drums, bass fiddle, electric guitar and trumpet. Sounded great.
I had time for one beautiful hazy IPA and listened til 9, when they stopped.
Though there's no alcohol served after 9,the brewpub
doesn't close until 10 so a bit of an open jam was suggested. A couple of kids were messing around and I walked up and asked if they minded if I sat in on harp.
They were excited and I have to say that made me feel good. 
Anyhow we broke into a jazz funk fusion thing that flowed like freedom. I was in love with the moment and by the chemistry I could tell they were too.
We ripped it for 6 or 7 minutes and faded beautifully. 
all this applause erupted and I swear I didn't realize how many people were out there.

Anyhow the quote is
" Opportunity only dances with you when you're already on the dance floor"

square one.
 
wish i was there.
haven't seen much live music lately, and i prefer the small intimate 'amateur' jams.

Coaxial

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Location: 543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles eas
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 22, 2021 - 9:27am

 oldviolin wrote:
We have a stop serving beginning at 9pm here in Greensboro. I'm not sure about NC in general.
Anyhow about 8:30 I ran (drove) up my local brewpub which has a great outdoor setup and stage to catch the end of a jazz gig by local college students. They had drums, bass fiddle, electric guitar and trumpet. Sounded great.
I had time for one beautiful hazy IPA and listened til 9, when they stopped.
Though there's no alcohol served after 9,the brewpub
doesn't close until 10 so a bit of an open jam was suggested. A couple of kids were messing around and I walked up and asked if they minded if I sat in on harp.
They were excited and I have to say that made me feel good. 
Anyhow we broke into a jazz funk fusion thing that flowed like freedom. I was in love with the moment and by the chemistry I could tell they were too.
We ripped it for 6 or 7 minutes and faded beautifully. 
all this applause erupted and I swear I didn't realize how many people were out there.

Anyhow the quote is
" Opportunity only dances with you when you're already on the dance floor"

square one.
 
{#Clap}{#Good-vibes}
oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 22, 2021 - 9:13am

We have a stop serving beginning at 9pm here in Greensboro. I'm not sure about NC in general.
Anyhow about 8:30 I ran (drove) up my local brewpub which has a great outdoor setup and stage to catch the end of a jazz gig by local college students. They had drums, bass fiddle, electric guitar and trumpet. Sounded great.
I had time for one beautiful hazy IPA and listened til 9, when they stopped.
Though there's no alcohol served after 9,the brewpub
doesn't close until 10 so a bit of an open jam was suggested. A couple of kids were messing around and I walked up and asked if they minded if I sat in on harp.
They were excited and I have to say that made me feel good. 
Anyhow we broke into a jazz funk fusion thing that flowed like freedom. I was in love with the moment and by the chemistry I could tell they were too.
We ripped it for 6 or 7 minutes and faded beautifully. 
all this applause erupted and I swear I didn't realize how many people were out there.

Anyhow the quote is
" Opportunity only dances with you when you're already on the dance floor"

square one.
kurtster

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Location: where fear is not a virtue
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 17, 2021 - 11:41am

 rgio wrote:


 rhahl wrote:
I’ve known dozens of people who got tenure track academic jobs and fully, openly admit to doing barely any reading throughout the whole of their MA or PhD programs. They were able to graduate–not sneak by, but excel and become leaders in their fields–by skimming wikipedia pages and connecting what they read to some pet issue of theirs in an extremely tenuous manner. They then go out and become recognized experts on texts they haven’t even read yet and their misreadings become canonized.
 
It’s gotten so bad that actually reading the theory you’ve been assigned can harm your job prospects, because basing your analysis on what authors actually wrote–rather than the vague summaries and half-assed analyses that have entered into the wider discourse–requires you to alienate yourself intellectually.
 
—White Hot Harlots
Stuff about academe and politics, mostly.
 
What exactly do you find motivating in this post?

 

rhahl wrote:
The above quote explains how to succeed in academia of the humanities clearly and succinctly. Wouldn't you want to know all this if you were just starting out?
 
 
That is pretty much what I figured out when I went back to school in 2001 to get my BBA.  Give the instructors what they wanted.  Jump through their hoops the way they want you to.  It worked, remembering what my father told me long ago about a college degree.  It doesn't mean that you know everything the degree is supposed to represent, it means that you know how to properly finish a course study and find the answers needed to do so.
rhahl

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Posted: Jan 17, 2021 - 11:20am

Talent isn’t “in the testicles” – Leonora Carrington
 
 
https://resistancewords.com/2020/02/05/talent-isnt-in-the-testicles-leonora-carrington-surrealist-paintings-and-quotes/
sirdroseph

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Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 3, 2021 - 5:06am

Ohmsen

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Posted: Dec 30, 2020 - 5:21pm

"Practical Vedanta is the secret of success."Swami Ram Tirtha ~ "The Secret of Success"
Ohmsen

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Posted: Dec 30, 2020 - 2:10pm

"You demonstrate success or failure according to your habitual trend of thought. In you which is the stronger – success thoughts or failure thoughts? If your mind is ordinarily in a negative state, an occasional positive thought is not sufficient to attract success. But if you think rightly, you will find your goal, even though you seem to be enveloped in darkness." ~ Paramahansa Yogananda - "The Law of Success".
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