Posts Tagged With: Stupidity

SHINE A LIGHT ON ME

 

“Is man merely a mistake of God’s?
Or God merely a mistake of man?”

 

~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

 

000 shine a light on me

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TWENTY FOUR SEVEN

 

“The average Smartphone user checks
his or her device every six and a half minutes.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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VIS LIBRES ET MEURS

 

“Freedom and responsibility aren’t interconnected things.
They are the same thing.”

 

~ Harry Browne ~

 

000 vis libres et meurs

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LEMMINGS

 

“Over-consumption and overpopulation underlie
every environmental problem we face today.”

 

~ Jacques Yves Cousteau ~

 

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HIDDEN AWAY

 

“If you stay here, you become lost.
And no one can find you. I like lost.”

 

~ Ally Condie ~

 

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EMPIRES

 

“We’re doomed to repeat the past no matter what.
That’s what it is to be alive.”

 

~ Kurt Vonnegut ~

 

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SO MUCH BETTER WITHOUT US

 

“Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.”

 

~ Edward Abbey ~

 

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CITADEL

 

“We are all born ignorant,
but one must work hard to remain stupid.”

 

~ Benjamin Franklin ~

 

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APOCALYPSO

 

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

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

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LOOK BACK IN ANGER

 

“There is nothing so cruel in this world
as the desolation of having nothing to hope for.”

 

~ Haruki Murakami ~

 

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SHEEP

 

“I hate all men, the ones because they are mean and vicious,
and the others for being complaisant with the vicious ones.”

 

~ Moliere ~

 

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


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BULBOUS MAXIMUS ~ A FAIRY TALE

 

“Nationalism is an infantile thing.
It is the measles of mankind.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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THE FRAGMENT OF A TEAR

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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BRICK BY BRICK

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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MISANTHROPE

 

“Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,
and I am not yet completely sure about the universe.”

 

~ quote attributed to Albert Einstein

by Frederick S. Perls ~

 

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EYESWIDE

 

“Living is easy with eyes closed,
misunderstanding all you see.”

 

~ John Lennon ~

 

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TWENTY FOUR SEVEN

 

“The average Smartphone user checks
his or her device every six and a half minutes.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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YOUR ASS IS GRASS

 

“Everyone is so busy making believe that
their impending doom can be avoided,
that they will still delude themselves that 
a miracle can save them even as they are 
drowning, burning and slaughtering each other.”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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SHEEP, WOLVES AND PIGS

 

“What can one do?
We are as helpless to control our Government
as we are to change the weather.”

 

~ Hortense Berthelot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken at the King Barrows near Stonehenge, England in June 2007.


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LE PENSEUR

 

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

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