Writing things down enforces slowness, and by extension, thoughtfulness.
Bad Brains and Trenchmouth playing the Rock Against Racism benefit at the Valley Green Housing Complex. September 9, 1979. Washington, D.C.
Visitors stroll in a clear tunnel beneath a pond of waterlilies in St. Louis, 1965. Photograph by Bruce Dale, National Geographic.
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"The Wack Donald’s Project’
"Today we all are scared about terrorism, suspecting everybody around us, but no one is suspecting McDonalds to hurt us," said Mr OneTeas. ”We’ve been conditioned by it because we have grown up with it, and now if you’re looking at the Mc D restaurant world map, you will be surprised that they are everywhere.”
She’s being kind. Which is much more a sign of character than mere niceness. Kindness connects to who you are, while niceness connects to how you want to be seen.
I have noticed that when all the lights are on, people tend to talk about what they are doing – their outer lives. Sitting round in candlelight or firelight, people start to talk about how they are feeling – their inner lives. They speak subjectively, they argue less, there are longer pauses. To sit alone without any electric light is curiously creative. I have my best ideas at dawn or at nightfall, but not if I switch on the lights – then I start thinking about projects, deadlines, demands, and the shadows and shapes of the house become objects, not suggestions, things that need to done, not a background to thought.
This is everything I’ve been trying to put into words for years.
Yes yes yes.
He would say, “Fail, and then fail better.” And that kind of environment where failure is an option is magical, because then you can really go for things. Because it’s, not about getting it right, it’s about getting it true.
Lupita Nyong’o on the environment created on set by director Steve McQueen | Vanity Fair
stand in front of your past and let it be.
If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.