Chamblee54

Those Who Disagree With You

Posted in Uncategorized by chamblee54 on July 26, 2011










You might not care what “the world” thinks of you. But then you ban comments from those who disagree with you. If you were so certain of your wonderful opinions, you would let others who disagree speak. // “Don’t think of it as us breaking up. Think of it as . . . me being happy again.” // Creativity is not is not merely the poem, the watercolor, the song. It is the act of humans describing the great mystery of Life Itself. Creativity is an act of faith, of hope, of love. It is virtuous, revelatory, prophetic. It is our prayer lived out. It is the heart reaching up to the brain; the brain whispering I love you to the heart. It is what enlivens us. – Jan Phillips // Because I’m not a polemicist and I have no desire to out-shout an opponent when I think I’m having a discussion. // “Celebrity is the humiliation of a person deprived of secrets.” // I’ve pissed off three people so I guess my work here is done. OMG, I am such a pain I’m the ass! // “In certain ways writing is a form of prayer.” —Denise Levertov // oh sweetie, you’re the last person that should be calling anything trashy // Sometimes the path seems so easy that you realize late in the journey that you are without a map or a clear destination. // “We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” // “I went trough this phase last year where I pretty much ate nothing but kudzu.” //Damn quotations! I’ll have none of them. Instead, I intend to talk about ice cream. // All children are born artists. The problem is to remain an artist as we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso // “In the sweetness of friendship, let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.” – Kahlil Gibran (don’t EVEN get me started) // “Truth is the enemy of power, now and always.” – Ed Abbey // “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein //anything is legal when you don’t get caught // When G-d is in the details, there is the devil to pay. // he was honored by a standing ovation, from the one legged man, with one arm // A nymphomaniac will join thousands of men in a strange sort of brotherhood // “A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions and the roots spring up and make new trees.” – Amelia Earhart // A violent frenzy in a none too cheap hotel He says it’s hazy but I remember it so well // // By honoring your words. You are honored. What’s your tea told you today? // Include a descriptive subject line, or your email will end up in our spam jail. // “If we expect community relationships to be ideal, spiritual, friendly, and enlightened, we are seeking what we can’t even expect of our own minds.” ~ Jack Kornfield // Being a good writer is 3% talent, 97% not being distracted by the internet // “You see? The mysteries of the Universe are revealed when you break stuff.” // “A word from Benedict of Nursia: “The first step of humility is to cherish at all times the sense of awe with which we should turn to God.” // “I’m excited for all the stripper money I’m going to make… then we can eat mermaid every night.” // Please, I’m from Brooklyn. I’ve never had good taste. I wear what appeals to me, so I can’t make a mistake or go out of style. Very liberating not to have to worry about that.” Michael Musto // All posts are pre-moderated and must obey the house rules // “In solitude, where we are least alone” ~ Lord Byron // A man who is by himself is in bad company – Eric Hoffer // “I distrust who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.” — Susan B. Anthony // And long-known local crackpots, trashcan media, assorted contract-seeking vultures, citizen journos, Joe Blows, MSM, national media, parents, onlookers, snake-oil sales types, very dubious leaders, people who kinda give a shit, you get the point, are all mixed into this civic stew still bubbling steadily along on the cooker. // Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after that // Six Phases of a Project: (1) Enthusiasm (2) Disillusionment (3) Panic (4) Search for the Guilty (5) Punishment of the Innocent (6) Praise and Honors for the Non-Participants // i had to disable my spell check cuz black market terms arent usually reconized… // “Soar, eat ether, see what has never been seen; depart, be lost, but climb.” — Edna St. Vincent Millay // “marxism: wonderful theory, wrong species” e.o. wilson // I love to hike, play soccer, swimming (even though I can’t swim), and also watching movies. // But honey, If I agree with you, then we’ll *both* be wrong. // “Every third thought shall be my grave” — W. Shakespeare, “The Tempest” // Savor vowels, appreciate consonants. –A.G. // Life is not a motivational speech. // Religious Views … sounds of a dish breaking // I promise I won’t hate you if you disagree. // music is the freight train in which g-d travels // G-d respects man when he works, but loves him when he sings // You mustn’t force sex to do the work of love or love to do the work of sex. // ******** appreciates your comments that abide by the following guidelines: 1. Avoid profanities or foul language unless it is contained in a necessary quote or is relevant to the comment. 2. Stay on topic. 3. Disagree, but avoid ad hominem attacks. 4. Threats are treated seriously and reported to law enforcement. 5. Spam and advertising are not permitted in the comments. 









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