Daily Archives: December 2, 2011

Today’s Quotation: On Individual Human Responsibility Toward the Future of Humankind (Charles Darwin)


 

How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children.

Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Discuss

My Take On this:

We have the paramount responsibility to protect the rights of  LIFE, in each and every way possible,all the time, everywhere, for as long as it takes!

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Today’s Birthday: Otto Dix (1891)


Otto Dix (1891)

A German painter and printmaker, Dix fought in World War I and returned haunted by what he had witnessed. After experimenting with Impressionism and Dada, he arrived at Expressionism and began producing works depicting nightmarish scenes of the horrors of war and the depravities of a decadent society. His antimilitary works aroused the wrath of the Nazi regime and he was dismissed from his academic posts in 1933. On what charges was he arrested in 1939? More… Discuss

This Day in History: John Brown Hanged for Raid on Harpers Ferry (1859)


John Brown Hanged for Raid on Harpers Ferry (1859)

Brown was a radical US abolitionist who advocated armed action to end slavery. He and his supporters murdered five proslavery settlers in Kansas in 1856, and three years later he tried to start an armed liberation movement among slaves by seizing the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, intending to arm local slaves with its weapons. His small force was soon overpowered, however, and Brown was tried for treason, convicted, and hanged. What went wrong during the raid? More… Discuss

Rodrigo Y Gabriela Stairway To Heaven (Planet Rock)


Rodrigo Y Gabriela Stairway To Heaven (Planet Rock)

Rodrigo Y Gabriela Stairway To Heaven (Planet Rock)

 A wonderful interpretation of “Stairway To Heaven”, I thought i share it with you, and the moment I can, I will update the post!
This is a short cut to the cool video     

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Democracy Now _ Headlines for December 02, 2011


Democracy Now _ Headlines for December 02, 2011

Democracy Now _ Headlines for December 02, 2011 (click here to access Democracy Now)

Like an onion in waiting (poem by George)


Like an onion in WAITING
I’ve shed several layers of seven
seven time seven, I’ve shed…
The question now in WAITING is:
Will seven times ten ever shed?

(Poem inspired by http://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2011/12/02/weekly-photo-challenge-waiting/  post on “WAITING”) Thanks Frizztext!