Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even...– Kahlil Gibran (via yanoss)
“I, for one, will join in with anybody- I don’t care what color you are - as long as you want to change this miserable condition that exists on earth. - Malcolm X I, for one, just want to understand this ‘miserable condition’ first.
Daehyun Kim knocking my socks off again
흙빛, Dark Matter 행복의 단면, Happy End 수월관음도(水月觀音圖), The Moon I See I’ve posted about Daehyun Kim before. I really like these drawings so much. I especially like the last one. This might sound a bit crazy, but sometimes just before I fall asleep I get the oddest feeling of like fluctuating between being too big and too small for my body, I don’t know how else to explain it other...
25 STILL ALIVE
Its been a really tough few weeks, but really rewarding too. I turned 25 and spent my birthday moving into a dream new house that blows my mind every time I unlock the front door. Its super cosy, and so I am right now. Totally content, but always eager for more. I think that has got to be the cosiest vibrational stance. Cape Town is also a hard city because life is so nice here, that its easy to...
Definition: a philosophical theory or approach that emphasizes the existence of the individual person as a free and responsible agent determining their own development through acts of the will. Word note from Apple dictionary: In post–World War II New York, existentialism seemed sexy, bohemian, and antiacademic. It was an “action philosophy,” a survivor’s answer to nihilistic despair,...
If you are really a wit, remember that in conversation its true office consists more in finding it in others, than showing off a great deal of it yourself. He who goes out of your company pleased with himself is sure to be pleased with you. The Art of Conversation, 1866.
If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered. Stanley Kubrick
I’m doing some volunteer work for an NGO called African Legends, managing their social media. The basic goal of the NGO is to provide extra-lessons/extra-curricular activities/skills to underprivileged kids. To start with, I’ll be adding inspirational content to the page (of the sort below), and as I get more involved, I’ll be adding more stuff to do with the kids. Have a look...
Ian Davis These paintings got me going into trances.
Creating a new Tumblr for a school project and it BLOWS MY MIND that there is a category of “Vintage” Themes. Haha. Tumblr is a funny thing, the internet is actually just funny.
BRICS DEVELOPMENT BANK ON THE CARDS South African finance minister Pravin Gordhan has confirmed that Brics powers, meeting at a summit in Durban, have made a deal to establish a development bank to rival Western-backed institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Sapa/AFP reported Gordhan saying, “It’s done,” after a meeting with finance ministers from Brazil, Russia,...
we will love. no punchline no fancy statements no perfect structures we will love. ~ Beau Sia, excerpt from “Reverse Engineering”