Browsing Archive: August, 2011

I have a dream sculpture

Posted by Andrew on Thursday, August 11, 2011, In : Ramblings 
Washington DC is about to get another piece of brand-spanking new history.

In 12 days time, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial will be opened to the public.

It's interesting in that the memorial was proposed by some fraternity brothers back in 1984. Groundbreaking only occured five years ago, and $120 million was spent on scuplting the more than 9 meter likeness of the civil rights visionary, which will sit between the Lincoln Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial, next to the Tidal Ba...
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Where To Lay The Blame

Posted by Andrew on Friday, August 5, 2011, In : Ramblings 

I want to clarify some of the vitriol from my previous post, to diffuse some of the anger that lies in those words.

When I referred to 'people' throughout that last post I was including myself. I can be a horrid person sometimes. I lie. I've stolen. Perhaps most cruelly, I have used words as weapons and said some things in the heat of the moment that I wish I could take back, that I never really meant, but that came out all the same. All these things affect other people in horrible ways.

And t...

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People Taking Turns To Be Horrible People

Posted by Andrew on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, In : Ramblings 
Why does it feel sometimes like everybody is taking turns being horrible people to each other?

This world works on the premise that we are all good people inherently, and we're in this together.

But for some reason we keep fucking it up for each other by being intrinsically horrible to another person.

This is particularly true when it comes to feelings. Unfortunately I've observed, and been on the receiving end, of too many people treating the feelings of another with selfish contempt. I under...
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From The Cloud Of Thoughts #2

Posted by Andrew on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, In : Ramblings 
" Silence is the true friend that never betrays"

- Confucius

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 Video Vibe for the Moment

From the movie Drive

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