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Enduring philosophies and favorite quotes

Trip us or trap us, but we refuse to fall.
That’s what I thought we agreed on. [quote]

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This is almost overload — I said almost overload
Friends and foes and princes are all just human in the end


One love, one life.. You gave me nothing; now it’s all I got.
You ask me to enter, but then you make me crawl…


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"Everything counts a little more than we think..."

23 September 2008 Tuesday

why we can't mind-read

slated in mused at 8:06 pm

Humans live on secrets, hidden thoughts.

We plan, we bide our time, we consider our words and carry private dialogues. We count on our discourses being heard only by selected recipients, and tailor our messages accordingly.

If everyone — or even one person — could see/hear/feel what we were thinking/feeling all the time, it would change everything.

28 August 2008 Thursday

slated in mused at 5:26 pm

How much is too much? I’ve been playing with that question for years now, and I’ve decided that the question doesn’t matter. The cost for something can be too much and still be worth paying, or still be paid regardless of its worth.

14 August 2008 Thursday

Random entries spur/spawn rambles

slated in moments, mused at 4:18 pm

Ferrydust went on a religious kick this morning, giving me the following two articles (from random entries links from the sidebar): Would you choose contentment…? and That God believes in suffering. And, actually, they’re both from the same week.. so is it the subject or the time period I should be looking at, if I’m looking for deeper meaning?

slated in consumed, mused at 2:05 am

Is I am Legend supposed to be a vampire story? Cuz I don’t see it. I haven’t read the book, though, so perhaps I’m missing the original portrayal? The movie’s definitely not a vampire story. Just because the monsters have sharp teeth and beget other monsters and are hurt by light does not make them vampires.

Very stressful movie. All of it. Lonely and hurt and angry and determined and desperate and hopeful and hopeless.. Always anticipating something monstrous jumping out at any moment.. ruhlly stressful. Moving, though. I’m confused by the end of it. I mean, it ended well…as far as endings go.. But.. I know it’s all “who are we to question” and what not,… I’m not there yet.. ::thinking::

10 August 2008 Sunday

out loud

slated in mused at 5:47 pm

What do our gravitations and small choices, like favorite things, say about us? Our song and scarf preferences?
Is it in the title? the lyrics, or the tune? the colors, material, or dimensions?

29 July 2008 Tuesday

slated in mused at 7:28 pm

I believe in choice. ‘Doesn’t mean I want to be the one making all of them.

I believe in being responsible to oneself. That does not mean disregarding the values and hopes of others for me.

revisions and gaps in history

slated in mused at 5:49 pm

If one remembers only after weeks or months have passed, then what is left to be moved or hurt by?
If something can wait, it can probably keep waiting.

28 July 2008 Monday

slated in mused at 5:58 am

Patience can be overrated.
But sincerity… there seems to be a solid place for that.

22 July 2008 Tuesday

re: Dark Knight

slated in consumed, mused at 5:00 am

I don’t think it’s ever occurred to me that “laughter” could be turned to “slaughter” with the simple addition of an “s”. That disconcerted me quite a bit, for some reason.
An agent of chaos cannot be viewed with merciful eyes. He’s fascinating, and even appreciable if you can bend your mind around, but he is beyond saving, and an asylum/prison is a silly place to put something that promises itself as an unstoppable force of destruction. It’s not even as simple as kill or be killed, it comes down to something much simpler. He won’t just kill you, he’ll maim, torment, kill, destroy—according to whim and level of chaos factor—your family, friends, city. And you won’t kill him because it’s against your morals? As far as a selfish choice goes…

17 July 2008 Thursday

slated in mused at 4:52 pm

Thought more about the parable, and the piece that had not made sense to me was the mention of “hiding” the treasure. The kind of treasure it would be likened to should not need hiding and even if it was meant to convey a great treasure, then the word choice of hiding it should hold significance.

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