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coding_to_music

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Posted: Sep 13, 2021 - 4:49pm

 oldviolin wrote:


Dude would be huge on Twitter, much respect
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Posted: Sep 13, 2021 - 3:40pm

 coding_to_music wrote:


Applies to today for sure

If we did not have Covid to talk about - what would we be doing? 

Building housing for all? Free Transit? Food Courts and Arboretums? Burning Man everywhere all the time?

For decades I recalled how the middle east countries told their citizens that all their problems were from the fact Israel existed.

Seems we always gotta have a some reason we simply don't have any time to house the homeless, plant trees, build bike lanes.


Hmm, not sure you got the same thing out of that quote, as i did. 
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Posted: Sep 13, 2021 - 3:27pm

 coding_to_music wrote:
 black321 wrote:

"If you want to understand the abnormal, assume it is normal.” 
Goethe



Applies to today for sure

If we did not have Covid to talk about - what would we be doing? 

Building housing for all? Free Transit? Food Courts and Arboretums? Burning Man everywhere all the time?

For decades I recalled how the middle east countries told their citizens that all their problems were from the fact Israel existed.

Seems we always gotta have a some reason we simply don't have any time to house the homeless, plant trees, build bike lanes.
 
Among many other attributions, Goethe also had these...
 

Few people have the imagination for reality.
 
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
 
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
 
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
 
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
 
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
 
Love does not dominate; it cultivates.
 
Doubt can only be removed by action.
 
Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.
 
 

 

 
 
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Posted: Sep 13, 2021 - 3:18pm

 black321 wrote:

"If you want to understand the abnormal, assume it is normal.” 
Goethe



Applies to today for sure

If we did not have Covid to talk about - what would we be doing? 

Building housing for all? Free Transit? Food Courts and Arboretums? Burning Man everywhere all the time?

For decades I recalled how the middle east countries told their citizens that all their problems were from the fact Israel existed.

Seems we always gotta have a some reason we simply don't have any time to house the homeless, plant trees, build bike lanes.
black321

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Posted: Sep 13, 2021 - 10:43am

"If you want to understand the abnormal, assume it is normal.” 
Goethe
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Posted: Sep 1, 2021 - 7:09am

"Art is like f*cking. When I sing to you, I want to be inside you."

—Concha Buika
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Posted: Aug 28, 2021 - 10:11am

"The blues don't sound like sadness. It sounds like suffering through something. And suffering through something ain't sadness. It's fighting the sadness off with strength. That's what the blues sounds like. It's a tougher sound than sadness. It's the sound of carrying on somehow."
- Buddy Guy (1982)
 
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Posted: Aug 24, 2021 - 3:55am

 oldviolin wrote:
"We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know."


WH Auden




"hopefully my buffoonery will inspire them"

- miamizsun
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Posted: Aug 23, 2021 - 6:23pm

"We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know."

"Now is the age of anxiety."

"Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic."

"A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep."

WH Auden


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Posted: Aug 14, 2021 - 9:33am

“Wise men are not pacifists; they are merely less likely to jump up and retaliate against their antagonizers. They know that needless antagonizers are virtually already insecure enough.”
 Criss Jami

“In his face there came to be a brooding peace that is seen most often in the faces of the very sorrowful or the very wise. But still he wandered through the streets of the town, always silent and alone.”
 Carson McCullers, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

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Posted: Jul 20, 2021 - 10:29pm

"If you don't push yourself to the limits you will never know how far you can go"
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Posted: Jul 15, 2021 - 4:31pm

I   C   T   U   S

"Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind."
Robert Louis Stevenson
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Posted: Jul 10, 2021 - 3:45pm

 Antigone wrote:
"Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future."
~Hermann Hesse (1877-1962)






Narcissus and Goldmund had a profound effect on me.
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Posted: Jul 10, 2021 - 3:42pm

"Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future."
~Hermann Hesse (1877-1962)
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Posted: Jul 2, 2021 - 9:55am

"It's a mad scramble from oblivion to the sea"
PBS program about sea turtle hatchlings...
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Posted: May 11, 2021 - 7:10am


“We're sitting under the tree of our thinking minds, wondering why we're not getting any sunshine!”



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Posted: May 5, 2021 - 4:57am

“Having to be different is the same trap as having to be the same.”
— Robert Rauschenberg
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Posted: Apr 23, 2021 - 7:54pm

 ScottN wrote:

 Pseudo-profundity, imo.
 

I get that. But it's Carl Jung.

I can be accused of the same thing I'm sure.
That first line though...{#Good-vibes}
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Posted: Apr 23, 2021 - 3:34pm

 Ohmsen wrote:
...
“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
There is no coming to consciousness without pain.
People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul.
Everyone carries a Shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is.
When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.”

~  Carl G. Jung


 
 Pseudo-profundity, imo.
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Posted: Apr 23, 2021 - 2:55pm

 Ohmsen wrote:

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
There is no coming to consciousness without pain.
People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul.
Everyone carries a Shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is.
When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.”

~  Carl G. Jung


 
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