Posts Tagged With: Awareness

A DISTANT WINDOW

 

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2009.


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WASTED OPPORTUNITY

 

“…people choose to live in darkness, praying for a candle,
when all they really have to do is open their eyes…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a skull from a burial dated to the Late Roman Empire (3rd century CE) taken in June 2014.


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THE YOKE

 

“…crawling out of the medieval muck of doctrinal bondage
is the first step to secular sensibility on the road to the stars…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in St Michael’s Tower on the Glastonbury Tor in England in June 2007.


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FRAME OF REFERENCE

 

“Time is a wave or a black hole could not bend it;
humanity rides the crest of an infinite number of waves
that are perceived as linear in their limited frame of reference.”

 

~ Ken Poirot ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Jardin d’Agronomie Tropicale in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris in May 2013.


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THE TERPSICHORE OF TENDERNESS

 

“Tenderness is the rest of passion.”

 

~ Joseph Joubert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Mlle M. Rellew taken in February 2021.


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CRACKS AND CREVICES

 
“We are an episode between two oblivions.”

 

~ Thomas Nagel ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2020.


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CREATION MYTH

 
“God made only water, but man made wine.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo called “Black Hole Event Horizon” taken sometime in early 2001.


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STAYING AFLOAT

 

“The world is filled with fools,
but none of them considers himself one,
or tries not to be one.”

 

~ Baltasar Gracián ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2010.


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THE BOND

 

“Clearly, animals know more than we think,
and think a great deal more than we know.”

 

~ Irene M. Pepperberg ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2020.


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IN AN INSTANT

 

“The universe is bringing our dreams to life, but unfortunately,
it is also bringing our nightmares that little bit closer as well.”

 

~ Anthony T. Hincks ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2018.


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POINTS OF LIGHT

 

“I know there is infinity beyond ourselves.
I wonder if there is infinity within.”

 

~ Charles Lindbergh ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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ELIXIR

 

“I can die when I wish to: that is my elixir of life.”

 

~ Ernest Renan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Roman glass bottle taken in July 1987.


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WAG THE DOG

 

“Any man can make mistakes,
but only an idiot persists in his error.”

 

~Marcus Tullius Cicero ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Neolithic dog burial taken in February 1988.


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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

 

“Women should be angry about the violence and fear
that inform so much of our lives.
So should men.”

 

~ Soraya Chemaly ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the statue Le Matin, sculpted by Pryas, taken in Paris in August 2015.


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HAMSTER WHEEL

 

“They said, congratulations you got what it takes.
They sent him back to the rat race without any brakes.”

 

~ Bob Dylan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art by Kai taken in Paris in June 2019.


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ABSINTHE

 

“Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder.”

 

~ Ethel Mumford ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of “In A Café,” a painting by Edgar Degas, taken in Paris in June 2019.


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THE BEAUTY OF A BOOK

 

“A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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MEANWHILE, OVER IN THE CORNER

 

“When it comes to impending,
unavoidable extinction,
ignorance is bliss.”

 

~ Darren Shan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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THE SKIN OF CONSCIOUSNESS

 

“Close your eyes and see the beauty.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in July 2016. Courtesy DePiero and Associates.


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SINGING BOWL

 

“The knower of the mystery of sound
knows the mystery of the whole universe.”

 

~ Hazrat Inayat Khan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in January 2019.


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