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One in a Million; J.R.R. Tolkien Quote

The most improper job of any man is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity.

Corporate Whoredom

Song for Saturday: Brandi

MIKE SPINDELL

An extraordinary young woman lies in bed, wracked with pain as her life ebbs. Her equally extraordinary father stays at her bedside providing all the comfort and love he can muster for his daughter. 46 more words

United States

Contemporary church heterotopic space

Hidden in the South-Eastern suburbs of Melbourne stands a surprisingly large auditorium, whose exterior form reflects its industrial surroundings yet is remarkably transformed into a contemporary Christian church. 1.463 more words

Art

Irish Voters Abroad Returning Home To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor

On Friday Irish Citizens went to the polls to vote by referendum on a constitutional amendment allowing same-sex marriage. If passed Ireland will join nineteen other nation states who have legalized such marriages and will be the first to enact the petition by popular referendum. 211 more words

Society

The Real Class War

Hello dear reader(s)!

If you haven’t noticed, there is a war against the poor in this country.  People are complaining about the lazy getting their “entitlement” programs such as subsidized healthcare, food stamps, social security, etc…  Republican lawmakers are attempting to cut or eliminate these programs altogether, or are placing such severe restrictions on them, they are essentially making them worthless,  Republicans like those in Wisconsin, who recently passed one of the most restrictive limitations on food stamp use in the history of government food assistance, at a cost to Wisconsin taxpayers in the millions.   852 more words

Writing

Confession #1 - Recognition In Life

In life, we want recognition. We want to be noticed. Seen. Heard. Listened to. No one wants to be ignored or neglected. No one wants to be invisible. 410 more words

Fundamental Notions E1

I’ve always seen myself as “different”, not the 1980’s wearing different clothes, having no friends and being a cute quiet bookworm kind of different, but I’ve always felt that I didn’t quite fit in, like my opinions were always different to those around me, for example; I could be stood next to a friend looking at something beautiful, not a woman (I know what your all thinking, typical dirty minded teenage boy), your wrong in this instance,  I mean something really beautiful, something that only exists in one place in the world like the Grand Canyon, something that gives you a feeling that you’ve never had before when you look at it for the first time, my friend would be thinking… 326 more words

Earth