Posts Tagged With: Violence

america hurts

 

“As I say, it is perhaps easier to love America passionately,
when you look at it through the wrong end of a
telescope than when you are right there.
When you are actually in America, America hurts.”

 

~ D.H. Lawrence ~

 

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


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the weight

 

“Man’s inhumanity to man is only surpassed by his cruelty to animals.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

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


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child

 

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think…”

 

~ Margaret Mead ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Rue Mouffetard in Paris in November 2007.


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life’s blood

 

“…that poetic anarchy which has been the fundamental viewpoint
of creative people since the world began.”

 

~ Alison Prince ~

 

000 life's blood

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2015.


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la malédiction

 

“It’s too bad that stupidity isn’t painful.”

 

~ Anton Szandor LaVey ~

 

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


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war

 

“Violence completes the partial mind.”

 

~ Peter Blegvad ~

 

000 war

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of ants at war taken in June 2022.


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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 ~

 

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


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the inheritors

 

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

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

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


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americans love their guns

 

“Guns don’t kill people. They just make it easier.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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woman

 

“You had the power all along my dear.”

 

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

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Gregos taken in Paris in May 2017.


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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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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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AMERICANS LOVE

 

“Guns don’t kill people. Gun owners kill people.”

 

~ Oliver Markus Malloy ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2017.


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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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