Go Back   Old Project Avalon Forum (ARCHIVE) > Project Avalon Forum > Project Avalon > Project Avalon General Discussion

Notices

Project Avalon General Discussion Finding safe places, information and resources for building communities, site suggestions.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-08-2010, 03:39 PM   #1
Céline
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,285
Default March 8th International Woman's Day

i am Woman

-smiles as she types those words -

http://www.internationalwomensday.com/



Last edited by Céline; 03-08-2010 at 03:48 PM.
Céline is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 03:41 PM   #2
Kulapops
Avalon Senior Member
 
Kulapops's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Torbay, UK
Posts: 704
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

Can I come ?

Kulapops is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 03:42 PM   #3
Céline
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,285
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kulapops View Post
Can I come ?

Where?
Céline is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 03:43 PM   #4
Fredkc
Project Avalon Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Riverside, ca.
Posts: 898
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

I rpomise to put the seat down all day today.

No promises on the trash goin' out, though.

Fred
__________________
"Life IS mystical! It's just that we're used to it"

Evil cannot be killed. Only redeemed.

Chat us up at: Avalon Chat
Fredkc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 03:56 PM   #5
annemirri
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 187
Default March 8th International Woman's Day

Years ago when I worked for a russian company (half owned by russians)
we, WOMEN, were always given lot of gifts, and flowers...


Free yourself today, do something unexpected !



AD ASTRA , to the Stars.

a.

Last edited by Karen; 03-10-2010 at 10:23 AM.
annemirri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 04:33 PM   #6
Oliver
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Gaia
Posts: 893
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

Jean-Léon Gérôme - Selling Slaves in Rome

...those who have an eye for classical painting details will know...



Waiting for the Barbarians
by Constantine Cavafy


What are we waiting for, assembled in the forum?

The barbarians are due here today.

Why isn't anything going on in the senate?
Why are the senators sitting there without legislating?

Because the barbarians are coming today.
What's the point of senators making laws now?
Once the barbarians are here, they'll do the legislating.

Why did our emperor get up so early,
and why is he sitting enthroned at the city's main gate,
in state, wearing the crown?

Because the barbarians are coming today
and the emperor's waiting to receive their leader.
He's even got a scroll to give him,
loaded with titles, with imposing names.

Why have our two consuls and praetors come out today
wearing their embroidered, their scarlet togas?
Why have they put on bracelets with so many amethysts,
rings sparkling with magnificent emeralds?
Why are they carrying elegant canes
beautifully worked in silver and gold?

Because the barbarians are coming today
and things like that dazzle the barbarians.

Why don't our distinguished orators turn up as usual
to make their speeches, say what they have to say?

Because the barbarians are coming today
and they're bored by rhetoric and public speaking.

Why this sudden bewilderment, this confusion?
(How serious people's faces have become.)
Why are the streets and squares emptying so rapidly,
everyone going home lost in thought?

Because night has fallen and the barbarians haven't come.
And some of our men just in from the border say
there are no barbarians any longer.

Now what's going to happen to us without barbarians?
Those people were a kind of solution.

Last edited by Karen; 03-10-2010 at 10:01 AM.
Oliver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 04:35 PM   #7
TRANCOSO
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Amsterdam
Posts: 964
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

4 all women: The humble cucumber is actually a little gem. And not just for its nutritional benefits...

http://all4women.co.za/at-home/uses-...ers.html?print
www.all4women.co.za

Last edited by TRANCOSO; 03-08-2010 at 04:45 PM.
TRANCOSO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 05:01 PM   #8
oxiigen
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 40
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

I don't celebrate anything that was set by freemasons & co.
oxiigen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 05:06 PM   #9
Kulapops
Avalon Senior Member
 
Kulapops's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Torbay, UK
Posts: 704
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

Quote:
Originally Posted by Oliver View Post



See... I fold this newspaper into a cone... pour in a pint of milk, cover it with a cloth, wave my magic wand and then.... Ta-Daaaaa !
Kulapops is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 05:13 PM   #10
TRANCOSO
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Amsterdam
Posts: 964
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

Quote:
Originally Posted by oxiigen View Post
I don't celebrate anything that was set by freemasons & co.
TRANCOSO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 05:18 PM   #11
burgundia
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Poland
Posts: 3,442
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

Quote:
Originally Posted by TRANCOSO View Post
4 all women: The humble cucumber is actually a little gem. And not just for its nutritional benefits...

http://all4women.co.za/at-home/uses-...ers.html?print
www.all4women.co.za
wow...these are really great pieces of cucumber (I wanted to say advice)
thanks...
burgundia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 05:28 PM   #12
annemirri
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 187
Default The Selling slaves in Rome

I LOVE THE PAINTING !

and yes I am a real woman, or am I ?
anyway I am a mother, I have given birth to them both myself.

Look at the faces of the men,
she is shining so BRIGHTLY that the men are almost blinded by her LIGHT!

Her purity, naked skin is too much contrast to their dirty minds...
they hide their heads.


you want me to go on....

-

(I was once one of those Priestesses in Machu Picchu, Egypt, Atlantis...
and I do remember what happened to us...but we are coming back
even more brighter, stronger in our LIGHT....)

Love,
a.

Last edited by Karen; 03-10-2010 at 10:03 AM.
annemirri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 06:41 PM   #13
Oliver
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Gaia
Posts: 893
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

OK..This master piece of love toward women accuses men for enslaving them...or this woman particular. See the colors, all men clothes are fascinating red, it is dominating...as they are sink in a blood up to their necks...the blood of victims, women.
Than see the gesticulations of most of them. Can you reed it? As they are afraid from a (naked) woman, from her beauty (woman`s body is just shining)...they do not understand women, they are tyrants.

Than, see that small sculpture in the middle of the paint. Who is that? Maybe a God Mars, or maybe just some noble warrior? Or maybe even Athena?...and, what is most important, see where the direction of the spear is...toward the cowards-tyrants. Classic paintings, specially the greatest ones, are telling us a lot with such a details, and there is not only one level of meaning.

And, what do you think, why is she covering her eyes with hands, and not some parts of the body, that would be usualy an instinctive reaction? She can`t look at them? Why?

If i would like to go further, maybe I could comment why the blue overcoat that is just taken out of her - is exactly blue? It has meaning, but it is enough, I think.

Satisfied?

Greetings.

Last edited by Karen; 03-10-2010 at 10:04 AM.
Oliver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 06:44 PM   #14
Oliver
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Gaia
Posts: 893
Default Re: The Selling slaves in Rome

Quote:
Originally Posted by annemirri View Post
I LOVE THE PAINTING !

and yes I am a real woman, or am I ?
anyway I am a mother, I have given birth to them both myself.

Look at the faces of the men,
she is shining so BRIGHTLY that the men are almost blinded by her LIGHT!

Her purity, naked skin is too much contrast to their dirty minds...
they hide their heads.


you want me to go on....

-

(I was once one of those Priestesses in Machu Picchu, Egypt, Atlantis...
and I do remember what happened to us...but we are coming back
even more brighter, stronger in our LIGHT....)

Love,
a.
Annemirri, you read it right way. There is more to be seen in that painting.

Love&Respect
Oliver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 06:51 PM   #15
Zeddo
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 694
Default Re: The Selling slaves in Rome

maybe we will have a "human's day" when we all grow up?
Zeddo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 07:09 PM   #16
annemirri
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 187
Default Maria

Quote:
Originally Posted by Oliver View Post
Annemirri, you read it right way. There is more to be seen in that painting.
I asked if you wanted me to go on ....

(as I had to make dinner for my children,
so I could not write that long, women's duties, you see, a single mom...)

I saw the RED, the color of HIGH PRIESTESS called MARIA.

I know that as I am part of that line,

I still have in both of my palms the lines creating a strong and clear M.

(and my middle name is M.)

So, the Vatican changed all that...took the color red for themselves,

and the women who wore red were whores.


Enough ? (need to go to the store...)

a
annemirri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 07:56 PM   #17
Oliver
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Gaia
Posts: 893
Default Re: Maria

Quote:
Originally Posted by annemirri View Post
I asked if you wanted me to go on ....

(as I had to make dinner for my children,
so I could not write that long, women's duties, you see, a single mom...)

I saw the RED, the color of HIGH PRIESTESS called MARIA.

I know that as I am part of that line,

I still have in both of my palms the lines creating a strong and clear M.

(and my middle name is M.)

So, the Vatican changed all that...took the color red for themselves,

and the women who wore red were whores.


Enough ? (need to go to the store...)

a

Oliver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 10:34 PM   #18
5thElement
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: NW USA
Posts: 117
Default Re: The Selling slaves in Rome

Quote:
Originally Posted by Zeddo View Post
maybe we will have a "human's day" when we all grow up?
Zeddo - I am with you - I wish we were there

So many people in this world, many of whom are women, are still treated like property Until that point - thanks to Celine for informing us of today's significance

We rock!

El
5thElement is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2010, 12:06 AM   #19
GaiaLove
Avalon Administrator
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: North of 45° in Canada
Posts: 511
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

MOD NOTE: I removed the image of the Painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme as it was not appropriate for this thread. The posts related to that painting were also removed for the purposes of continuity.


Blessings to all the Woman on this day and all others.


__________________
Richard
"For those with their eyes shut, no explanation will suffice.
For those with their eyes open, no explanation is necessary."


Click here to chat LIVE with other members of Avalon
GaiaLove is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2010, 09:31 AM   #20
Oliver
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Gaia
Posts: 893
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

Quote:
Originally Posted by GaiaLove View Post
MOD NOTE: I removed the image of the Painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme as it was not appropriate for this thread. The posts related to that painting were also removed for the purposes of continuity.


Blessings to all the Woman on this day and all others.


You really made me laugh this morning, Richard.
So funny...one of the most famous master pieces of art, expressing how women were enslaving through history, expressing enormous compassion and love toward women, was removed because "it was not appropriate" for a thread about 8th March?! Ha, ha...! (But, OK, I will post it on another thread).

Really funny...and sad, my friend.
Oliver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2010, 09:45 AM   #21
Oliver
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Gaia
Posts: 893
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

Eugene Delacroix - Liberty leading The People

(Is this not appropriate, too? Before eventaually removing it, think that this painting is one of the iconic symbols of the state of France, so some French here can charge you for disrespecting their history.)

Oliver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2010, 09:52 AM   #22
annemirri
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 187
Default Cucumber ?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Oliver View Post


So funny...one of the most famous master pieces of art, expressing how women were enslaving through history, expressing enormous compassion and love toward women, was removed because "it was not appropriate" for a thread about 8th March?! Ha, ha...! (But, OK, I will post it on another thread).

Really funny...and sad, my friend.

And "CUCUMBERS" were not removed as that is about honouring women
on Women's day,

If no one does not yet know, I say it here clear and loud,

A cucumber is symbol of penis.

So, is that what the moderators, Gaia Love, Richard, who removed the painting I posted,
and the painting that Oliver posted, want to give for women on Women's day to "honour" them ?, some sex ? more humiliation ?

a.

Last edited by annemirri; 03-10-2010 at 12:19 AM.
annemirri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2010, 11:05 AM   #23
Céline
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,285
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

Sexual content is against the guidelines..The Painting wasnt so much the issue then the highly sexualy charged response it got.

The thread WAS about HONORING women...how ever i do not feel that was YOUR intent.
Céline is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2010, 11:07 AM   #24
swordsmith
Unsubscribed
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: south east uk
Posts: 379
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

welcome to the richard and celine show.
swordsmith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2010, 11:12 AM   #25
Céline
Avalon Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,285
Default Re: March 8th International Woman's Day

Oh please...


Guess maybe i should divorce him and live far far away..and then its ok?

Trust me... the posts would still have been reported...
Céline is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 10:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Project Avalon