Posts Tagged With: Violence

TETHYS

 

“Every human endeavor, however singular it seems,
involves the whole human race.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Aegean Sea between Thera (Santorini) and Crete in October 1992.


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COLOSSEUM

 

“All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.”

 

~ Tacitus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at the Colosseum in Rome in June 1996.


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TELL ME

 

“Hatred is something peculiar.
You will always find it strongest and most violent
where there is the lowest degree of culture.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2019.


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AN ILL CONCEIVED UNNATURAL BLASPHEMY

 

“The world Is not dangerous become of those who do harm
but because of those who look at it without doing anything.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the island of Santorini in 1992.


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WOMAN

 

“You had the power all along my dear.”

 

~ Glinda the Good Witch (The Wizard of Oz ~ L. Frank Baum) ~

 

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


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LA MALÉDICTION

 

“Earth has its boundaries, but human stupidity is limitless.”

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a World War II bullet dredged out of the Rhine River taken in May 1981.


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LOVE YOUR WORLD

 

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

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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


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STOP MAKING BABIES

 

“Democracy cannot survive overpopulation.
Human dignity cannot survive overpopulation.
Convenience and decency cannot survive overpopulation.
As you put more and more people onto the world,
the value of life not only declines, it disappears.”

 

~ Isaac Asimov ~

 

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


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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 ~

 

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


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A DEGENERATE NOSTALGIC ANIMAL

 

“Man need never have left the forest.
He is a degenerate nostalgic animal.”

 

~ Pierre Drieu La Rochelle ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of new street art by Bansky taken in Paris in June 2018.


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NEVEREVERMORE

 

“Gun violence is real.
People don’t come back.”

 

~ Stevie Wonder ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris in May 2018.


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AMERICANS LOVE THEIR GUNS

 

“Gun violence is real.
People don’t come back.”

 

~ Stevie Wonder ~

 

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


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THE INHERITORS

 

“Earth has its boundaries,
but human stupidity is limitless.”

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

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


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A SEA OF HUMANITY

 

“Anyone who believes exponential growth
can go on forever in a finite world
is either a madman or an economist.”

 

~ Kenneth E. Boulding ~

 

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


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SPARK OF LIFE

 

All our knowledge brings us nearer to our ignorance.

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

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


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TO BE LOVED

 

“A heart to love, and in that heart,
Courage, to make’s love known.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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WHY

 

“In light of all the gun violence in the USA,
I’d prefer my democracy unleaded.”

 

~ Jayseth Guberman ~

 

Original photo of street art by arsene taken in Paris in June 2017.


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THE CORRIDOR

 

“The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.”

 

~ Benjamin Franklin ~

 

000-the-corridorDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken at Winchester Cathedral, England in June 2007.


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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 ~

 

000-peace-on-earthDigitally enhanced image created from a photo 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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