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Old 02-02-2010, 02:30 PM   #326
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From the moment that you donít fear to share your heart, you are a free person.

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Old 02-02-2010, 02:32 PM   #327
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To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

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Old 02-02-2010, 02:33 PM   #328
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Lovely thread Oliver.
A pleasure for me to post here
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Old 02-03-2010, 06:55 AM   #329
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Come down off the cross.

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Old 02-03-2010, 09:43 AM   #330
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Such a short statement bushy and so meaningful...
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Old 02-03-2010, 10:49 AM   #331
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Wow, Bushy!...Tom Waits was always a special kind of genius.
Great, great statement!!!

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Old 02-03-2010, 10:54 AM   #332
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Old 02-03-2010, 11:02 AM   #333
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This is the legendary dialog between Tom Waits and Iggy Pop from the Jim Jarmush`s "Coffee and Cigarettes" movie

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Sometimes I say this to myself when grounding is needed! Thanks, Burgundia, Oliver. O., those videos are great.

Tom Waits is remarkably original. One of my favourites is his recording of Gavin Bryars' composition, Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet. It is sung with a tramp (I think at a London Underground station), some versions looped over and over to go on for one hour. It becomes like a chant in the repetitiveness.


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Old 02-03-2010, 08:57 PM   #335
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Here it is, Bushycat.
Tom Waits - a free man!

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Old 02-03-2010, 09:07 PM   #336
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Thank you, Oliver. What an artful, soulful video.

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Old 02-04-2010, 04:57 PM   #337
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Freedom from fear could be said to sum up
the whole philosophy of human rights.

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Old 02-04-2010, 05:07 PM   #338
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The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.


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Old 02-04-2010, 05:39 PM   #339
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The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.


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I agree.
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Old 02-04-2010, 06:13 PM   #340
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Horse paintings.
Just enjoy the freedom of beauty.












[IMG]http://www.1st-art-gallery.com/thumbnail/88069/1/The-Horses-
Of-Neptune-$28detail$29-1892.jpg[/IMG]









[IMG]http://www.scversillee.com/pages/wp-content/files/adagio-soleil
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Old 02-04-2010, 06:32 PM   #341
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More horses. More beauty. More freedom.










[IMG]http://www.oilpainting.ws/upload/animal/horses
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Old 02-04-2010, 07:11 PM   #342
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Old 02-04-2010, 09:37 PM   #343
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From the moment that you donít fear to share your heart, you are a free person.

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Thank you, that speaks to me now.
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Old 02-05-2010, 04:15 PM   #344
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Do you remember this movie? Milos Forman`s "One flew over the cuckoo`s nest". A legendary master piece. It is all about freedom, with deepest socio-psychological meanings.
The metaphor is that the society/state is a mental hospital. There are doctors, guards and nurses. Patients under "therapy". One day, they are bringing a new "patient"...with only one problem - he is quite normal. And he loves freedom very much. The drama begins...


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Old 02-06-2010, 09:26 PM   #345
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"War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength."


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Old 02-06-2010, 09:38 PM   #346
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* Man is free, but his freedom ceases when he has no faith in it; and the greater power he ascribes to faith, the more he deprives himself of that power which God has given to him when He endowed him with the gift of reason. Reason is a particle of the Creator's divinity. When we use it with a spirit of humility and justice we are certain to please the Giver of that precious gift.

* Man is free; yet we must not suppose that he is at liberty to do everything he pleases, for he becomes a slave the moment he allows his actions to be ruled by passion. The man who has sufficient power over himself to wait until his nature has recovered its even balance is the truly wise man, but such beings are seldom met with.


- Giacomo Casanova


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Old 02-06-2010, 09:52 PM   #347
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Expose yourself to your deepest fear;
after that, fear has no power, and the
fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes.
You are free.


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Old 02-07-2010, 11:09 AM   #348
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Until we are all free,
we are none of us free.

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Old 02-07-2010, 11:15 AM   #349
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Maya Angelou

I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS



A free bird leaps on the back of the wind
and floats downstream till the current ends
and dips his wing in the orange suns rays and dares to claim the sky.

But a bird that stalks down his narrow cage
can seldom see through his bars of rage
his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing.

The caged bird sings with a fearful trill
of things unknown but longed for still
and his tune is heard on the distant hill
for the caged bird sings of freedom.

The free bird thinks of another breeze
and the trade winds soft through the sighing trees
and the fat worms waiting on a dawn-bright lawn and he names the sky his own.

But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams
his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream
his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing.

The caged bird sings with a fearful trill
of things unknown but longed for still
and his tune is heard on the distant hill
for the caged bird sings of freedom."
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Old 02-08-2010, 01:42 AM   #350
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[QUOTE=Oliver;234642]Until we are all free,
we are none of us free.

- Emma Lazarus



You are not going to make this hard for me are you?
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