Posts Tagged With: Religion

the sadist

 

“…the concept of an all loving, all merciful god laid to waste by reality…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Catacombs of Paris in May 2011.


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hopes and dreams

 

“The mind of an enlightened human being is flexible and adaptable.
The mind of the ignorant person is conditioned and fixed.”

 

~ Ajahn Sumedho ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the ruins of Battle Abbey, near Hastings, England taken in June 1982.


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peace on earth

 

“We live in a world where we have to hide to make love,
while violence is practiced in broad daylight.”

 

~ John Lennon ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in New York City, printed from an original negative and taken as Lennon sat in an automobile in front of The Dakota Building sometime in the mid to late 1970’s.


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imagine

 

“Man will never be free until the last king is strangled
with the entrails of the last priest.”

 

~ Denis Diderot ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in New York City in April 1992.


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love your world

 

“Reality is merely an illusion,
albeit a very persistent one.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Kefran taken in Paris in June 2018.


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PEACE

 

“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2018.


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TALK TALK

 

“Many talk as easily as they breathe,
and with quite as little thought.”

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art on a preserved section of the Berlin Wall taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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OPIATE

 

“Morality is doing what is right regardless of what you are told.
Religion is doing what you are told regardless of what is right.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2021.


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CORNU COPIAE

 

“All animals are equal,
but some animals are more equal than others.”

 

~ George Orwell ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a fragment of painted Roman wall plaster depicting what is possibly an empty cornucopia taken in January 2016.


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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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TRAPPED

 

“If one has never known freedom,
it is easy to be blind to the gridirons composing one’s cell.”

 

~ Nenia Campbell ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2014.


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MIRACLE

 

“Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall,
but wise words endure.”

 

~ Edward Thorndike ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a wall advertisement taken in the Marais district of Paris in July 2013.


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NO ONE

 

“My body, my choice.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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MONKEY MAN

 

“When fascism comes to America,
it will be wrapped in the flag
and carrying a cross.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2013.


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DARKNESS

 

“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence,
and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.”

 

~ Helen Keller ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 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 SIN OF THE CALF

 

“The God excuse, the last refuge of a man
with no answers and no argument.” 

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2001.


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NO GOD

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in September 2017.


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APOCALYPSO

 

“This is the way the world ends,
not with a bang, but a whimper.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in September 1999.


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HATS OFF TO GOD

 

“Religion: A daughter of Hope and Fear,
explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.”

 

~ Ambrose Bierce ~

 

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


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