Tag: authenticity

next level, part i

whatever you’re developing, building, coding, researching, teaching or designing – if you’re doing it to subvert, antagonize, or undermine the system that is, you’re no better than you’re professed enemy….


love conquers not

“love conquers all.” please stop with this shit.

love isn’t some giant entity whose going to bitch-slap all the bad guys, evil doers, politicians, and bullies of the world. anthropomorphizing the eternal, universal, and ubiquitous is insulting, at best, which is in essence what declaring that it will conquer anything suggests….


creature

maybe you can’t draw, write a rhyme or an original story, paint happy clouds, sculpt with marble, improvise a scene, strum a chord, paradiddle, glissando, memorize lines, belt out an aria, build a table, or a house, understand the rule of thirds, grip a dolly, know pan from tilt, edit in subframes, dither to 16-bit, sew up a new dress, take off an inch and layer it… but have you ever tried?

regardless, you’re still an artist.

there’s magic in those eyes, hands, and in between the ears.

create.

solvitur ambulando…


as the world turds

in the next millennium, those who look back on our time may be curious how we persisted – and managed to survive – in such a strange, unbalanced, violent, and stupid state….


hold steady

so long as they can keep us scattered, infighting, and polarized, our dreams of the peaceful planet and the greater harmony that is our natural state, will remain just out of reach….