As with the Quote of the week and indeed the post of the week- this photo is related to France. Now this isn’t a fully honest photo as it in fact says chantier rather than chanter so the public are forbidden on the site rather than being banned from singing…. 57 more words
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Not speaking and speaking are both human ways of being in the world, and there are kinds and grades of each. There is the dumb silence of slumber or apathy; the sober silence that goes with a solemn animal face; the fertile silence of awareness, pasturing the soul, whence emerge new thoughts; the alive silence of alert perception, ready to say, “This… this…”; the musical silence that accompanies absorbed activity; the silence of listening to another speak, catching the drift and helping him be clear; the noisy silence of resentment and self-recrimination, loud and subvocal speech but sullen to say it; baffled silence; the silence of peaceful accord with other persons or communion with the cosmos.
Liberals and Conservatives agree on two things. First, we are all glad Bin Laden is dead. Second, Sarah Palin made a fool of herself in the Iowa speech. 816 more words
Transcript of David Simon’s speech at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas at the Sydney Opera House in 2013.
Title: Some People Are More Equal Than Others… 3,328 more words