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Paintings part II

“Everyone must leave something behind when he dies, my grandfather said. A child or a book or a painting or a house or a wall built or a pair of shoes made. 116 more words


Four literary dystopias by Zachary Sunter

We have all heard of and read 1984, but George Orwell’s acclaimed novel is merely the tip of the iceberg for renowned dystopias in literature. For centuries, writers have provided perspective on what they envision a dystopian future to look like; typically in terms of an oppressive government that restricts individual freedoms and suppresses human rights. 1,069 more words


The Future Library Project...

This has caught my imagination today…

Katie Paterson, a young Scottish artist has had, and implemented the most wonderful idea. Over the summer she and her team have planted over 1000 trees in a beautiful forest wilderness called Nordmarka, about 20 minutes outside Oslo in Norway. 353 more words

Things I Like...

- Fahrenheit 451 -

Finished reading “Fahrenheit 451″ by Ray Bradbury, it was a very intense story of a man’s path to search for enlightenment through books. I didn’t manage to get much sleep, since I have been staying up reading like crazy. 109 more words

Books & Songs

A Classic Journey

For my current excursion through Thailand I decided to bring along an old friend.  This friend is complex, edgy, compulsive, and ultimately illuminating.  He goes by the name of Ray Bradbury.  398 more words


Books, burning

“Every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Compensation” 544 more words


Imaginative Limits

My brain is in a weird place this morning. I woke up in the middle of a vivid dream and I haven’t quite managed to get my head on straight since; also, it’s a new month. 924 more words