Posts Tagged With: Revolution

EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION

 

“As you evolve,
you will make a lot of people uncomfortable.
Evolve anyway”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2015.


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WAKE UP

 

“Happy Fake Fourth Of July…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a street art work called “Wake Up” by an unknown artist taken in the Rue du Père Teilhard de Chardin in Paris in May 2017.


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CHAIRMAN MEOW

 

“In waking a tiger, use a long stick.”
 

~ Mao Zedong ~

 

Original photo of street art taken in the Rue Broca in Paris in May 2017.


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SPRAY IT AGAIN, SAM

 

“The strength and power of despotism
consists wholly in the fear of resistance.”

 

~ Thomas Paine ~

 

Original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2017.


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RAMPARTS

 

“What is politics, after all,
but the compulsion to preside over property
and make other people’s decisions for them?”

 

~ Tom Robbins ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a crop of an original photo taken at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells, England in June 2007.


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IDUS MARTIAE

 

“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time
with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”

 

~ Thomas Jefferson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the Colosseum in Rome taken in 1996.


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NIGHTMARE

 

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”

 

~ George Orwell ~

 

000-nightmareDigitally enhanced image of street art created from an original photo taken in Paris in August 2015.


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REVOLUTION

 

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible
will make violent revolution inevitable.”

 

~ John F. Kennedy ~

 

000 revolutionPhoto taken by the author today, May 17th 2016, at the Place Vavin during the Trade Union Protests in Paris as the police shoot tear gas canisters into the protesters. To the left is the Le Dome Café, to the right, not visible, the La Rotonde. The author got a good gassing.


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THE THRONE

 

“Off with her head!”

 

~ The Queen Of Hearts ~

 

000 the thronePhoto taken in the Marche aux Puces de St-Quen de Clignancourt in Paris in May 2014.


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CORNU COPIAE

 

…a world in which sixty-two individuals hold as much wealth
as an impoverished three and half billion people,
is a world ripe for revolution…

 

000 cornu copiaePhoto of a fragment of painted Roman wall plaster depicting what is possibly an empty cornucopia taken in January 2016.


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