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Jul 16, 2014
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literarymiscellany:

—Lewis Carroll (aworldof-quotes)

literarymiscellany:

—Lewis Carroll (aworldof-quotes)

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May 6, 2014
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The beauty of ideas is that they are like waves in the ocean and they connect with things that came before them, and I think it is very important to embrace things that interest you and influence you, and incorporate them into what you do, as all artists have always done. The ones that say they don’t, are lying. Or are afraid that their work won’t be seen as being original, somehow.

Jim Jarmusch On the Future of Independent Film: ‘Cinema needs to be reduced to its essential poetry’  (via photographsonthebrain)

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May 5, 2014
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Jonathan Stray » What I learned at Build Peace, the first conference for technology and conflict resolution »

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"I suspect that most peace building efforts don’t end up helping very much, and all the experienced peace workers I’ve spoken to agree. If this seems harsh, consider that there are good reasons to believe that much international aid is ineffective, and quite plausibly that a wide range of non-profit work in general is ineffective. Preventing or resolving violent conflict is probably even harder than those things.

"There seems to be very little solid evidence that conflict resolution work does any good at all — certainly not anything up to the standards of a controlled study, because you can’t really do a controlled study in conflict areas. You go in and try to stop the violence because not attempting to stop it would be unethical (assuming, of course, you Do No Harm.) Then the violence diminishes or it does not. But there is no counterfactual to compare against. That is, we don’t know what would have happened had we done nothing."


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Apr 29, 2014
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"Someday you’ll find the right person, and you’ll learn to have a lot more confidence in yourself. That’s what I think. So don’t settle for anything less. In this world, there are things you can only do alone, and things you can only do with somebody else. It’s important to combine the two in just the right amount." 

"Someday you’ll find the right person, and you’ll learn to have a lot more confidence in yourself. That’s what I think. So don’t settle for anything less. In this world, there are things you can only do alone, and things you can only do with somebody else. It’s important to combine the two in just the right amount." 

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Apr 18, 2014
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arabellesicardi:

Rei Kawakubo at MoCA

arabellesicardi:

Rei Kawakubo at MoCA

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Apr 16, 2014
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I have often spoken of what I call the inadequate imagery of today’s civilization. I have the impression that the images that surround us today are worn out; they are abused and useless and exhausted. They are limping and dragging themselves behind the rest of our cultural evolution. When I look at the postcards in tourist shops and the images and advertisements that surround us in magazines or I turn on the television, or if I walk into a travel agency and see those huge posters with that same tedious image of the Grand Canyon on them, I truly feel there is something dangerous emerging here.

…As a race we have become aware of certain dangers that surround us. We comprehend, for example, that nuclear power is a real danger for mankind, that over-crowding of the planet is the greatest of all. We have understood that the destruction of the environment is another enormous danger. But I truly believe that the lack of adequate imagery is a danger of the same magnitude. It is as serious a defect as being without memory. What have we done to our images? What have we done to our embarrassed landscapes? I have said this before and will repeat it again as long as I am able to talk: if we do not develop adequate images we will die out like dinosaurs.

Werner Herzog (via itwonlast)


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Feb 14, 2014
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kian0538:

FACE, HAND, BODY BY YOHJI YAMAMOTO

kian0538:

FACE, HAND, BODY BY YOHJI YAMAMOTO

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Feb 14, 2014
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Fashion cannot make you sexy. Experience makes you sexy. Imagination makes people sexy. You have to train yourself, you have to study, and you have to live your life.

— 山本耀司 (via killheji)


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Feb 3, 2014
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People who believe they’ll be happy if they go and live somewhere else, learn it doesn’t work that way. Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.

— Neil Gaiman (via pseudoism)

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Jan 8, 2014
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clear-glass:

Issey Miyake

clear-glass:

Issey Miyake

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