Posts Tagged With: Religion

TALK TALK

 

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

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

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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 ~

 

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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 ~

 

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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 ~

 

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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 ~

 

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BIRDCAGE

 

“I hate men who are afraid of women’s strength.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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


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ORIGINAL SIN

 

“Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex.”

 

~ Hunter S. Thompson ~

 

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GOD TAKES A BREAK

 

“I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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WITHOUT A COUNTRY

 

“The evils of capitalism are as real
as the evils of militarism and evils of racism.”

 

~ Martin Luther King Jr. ~

 

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


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DEATH AND COBWEBS

 

“When you bring the light into your dark house,
that is when you see the cobwebs and spiders.”

 

~ Rajneesh ~

 

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


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AND THE DEAD LAUGH

 

“Life is for the living. Death is for the dead.
Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.”

 

~ Langston Hughes ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the wall of the Cimetière du Père Lachaise that runs along the Rue du Repos taken in Paris in June 2019.


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