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BRUSSELS IMAGES: JOUISSANCE du Présent

…the greatest wisdom is to make the enjoyment of the present the supreme object of life; because that is the only reality, all else being merely the play of thought.

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Travel

On Stages of Truth

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”

– Arthur Schopenhauer

Philosophy

The true source of boredom

This is the true source of boredom—a continual panting after excitement, in order to have a pretext for giving the mind and spirits something to occupy them. 12 more words

Quotations

The 1947 Blogathon: Monsieur Verdoux

Dear Readers, this is my post for The 1947 Blogathon. Be sure to visit our host sites Shadows & Satin and Speakeasy for more information and links to the other posts on a great year in cinematic history. 2,083 more words

Comedy

Un momento, un fin.

¨El suicidio es una manera de decirle a Dios, ´No puedes despedirme – Yo renuncio´¨. -Bill Maher.

La mente humana es tan compleja como el Universo, con tanto para descifrar y con tan poco tiempo disponible. 163 more words

The World is my Will

This truth, which must be very serious and grave if not terrible to everyone, is that a man also can say and must say: “The world is my will.” 436 more words

Work

Beautiful inconsistency: Life, death and completeness in "Harold and Maude"

“Harold and Maude” received little acclaim when it was released 1971, both commercially and critically – in his 1972 review of the film, Roger Ebert wrote, “Harold doesn’t even make pallbearer.” Despite Ebert’s reservations about the film, “Harold and Maude” has become a cult classic. 1,070 more words

Philosophy