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Exactly, Schnippet

The moral panic about “fake news” is far more cynical than he suggests (and would be allowed to suggest in a corporate media outlet like the Guardian). It is at worst being engineered, at best being exploited, by the corporate media to maintain their own dominant, fake news narrative – a narrative that keeps voters uninformed and docile in the face of the corporations’ ever-more entrenched hold on power in supposedly democratic western states.

Jonathan Coo more »

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Today/Forever Schnippet

Hanging on in quiet desperation is a terrible lifestyle choice but as the mighty Pink Floyd once said it is the English way.

Michael Tremarco more »

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Mary Anne Hobbs Schnippets

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.

Francis Bacon more »

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Guillermo del Toro Schnippet

Everything, the way we see the world, I really believe this, is absolutely the way we see ourselves. The satisfactions, the hatreds, the fears, we feel for others, are all things that are incomplete in you. It has very little to do with others. Until you heal those things, then you can see people. I mean I love the idea of kintsugi… more »

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Winter Schnippet

“Solitude is independence. It had been my wish and with the years I had attained it. It was cold. Oh, cold enough! But it was also still, wonderfully still and vast like the cold stillness of space in which the stars revolve.”

Hermann Hesse more »

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Aleister Crowley Schnippets

“Every one interprets everything in terms of his own experience. If you say anything which does not touch a precisely similar spot in another man’s brain, he either misunderstands you, or doesn’t understand you at all.”

Aleister Crowley, Diary Of A Drug Fiend. more »

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