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Detrimental Affinity

Devotion beyond reason is akin to self-immolation
Apr 4 '14
Apr 4 '14
Madonna with Garland - Pablo Picasso, 1904

Madonna with Garland - Pablo Picasso, 1904

Apr 4 '14

On this day in 1968 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated by an escaped convict from Missouri, James Earl Ray, while standing on the balcony of his hotel room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. King is 39 years old. Ray is arrested June 8th by Scotland Yard at London’s Heathrow Airport attempting to flee to Belgium. King is in Memphis at the time to support a sanitation workers’ strike.

Apr 1 '14
"APRIL is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain."
T. S. Eliot, The Wasteland
Mar 28 '14
"I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race."
James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Mar 28 '14
Mar 27 '14
"But if you know about God, why don’t you tell them?” asked the Savageindignantly. “Why don’t you give them these books about God?”
“For the same reason as we don’t give them Othello: they’re old; they’re about God hundreds of years ago. Not about God now.”
“But God doesn’t change.”
“Men do, though."
Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 
Mar 27 '14
"Perhaps someday the revelation will burst in upon me and I will see the other side of this monumental grotesque joke. And then I’ll laugh. And then I’ll know what life is."
Sylvia Plath
Mar 27 '14
Girl in the Woods - Vincent Willem van Gogh, 1882

Girl in the Woods - Vincent Willem van Gogh, 1882

Mar 27 '14
The Island - Edvard Munch, 1900

The Island - Edvard Munch, 1900

Mar 26 '14
"Brave, unconcerned, mocking, violent—thus wisdom wants us: she is a woman and loves only a warrior."
Friederich Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Mar 26 '14
Mar 26 '14
Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí

Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí

Mar 26 '14
“Life is an unanswered question, but let’s still believe in the dignity and importance of the question.” - Happy Birthday Tennessee Williams

“Life is an unanswered question, but let’s still believe in the dignity and importance of the question.” - Happy Birthday Tennessee Williams

Mar 12 '14

"One day I will find the right words and they will be simple." - Happy Birthday Jack Kerouac, Dharma Bums

Studly no?