Albert Camus Quotes

Camus- an author, philosopher and journalist, his works are well worth exploring, whether you are an avid seeker of knowledge or simply curious. Solon E 1. “Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” 2. “You will…

Find the Light

Standing alone in the dark forest, fearful of the monsters that surround you. You stand still because to move is to confront your fears. What have you to fear? Everything! you say to yourself. A voice from beyond whispers, “you see only darkness because you believe that is all there is.” “You see the corrupt…

Leo Tolstoy talks Anarchy

Leo Tolstoy, one of the most revered personalities of his era, author of classics like War and Peace and Anna Karenina, inspiration to Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr., was a dedicated pacifist and anarchist who advocated non-violent resistance to all governments. In his collection of essays entitled “Government is Violence” he wrote an excellent…

Is it possible?

Here is something for you to reflect on. Enjoy. Excerpt from Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke. It is possible that that nothing important or real has yet been seen or known or said? It is possible that mankind has had thousands of years in which to observe, reflect, record and allowed these millennia…

Light the Way

A match has much potential but this potential lies dormant until it is dragged against a rough surface. Once this match has gone through its rough patch it is now capable of igniting and burning at its greatest heat and potential. It now has the ability to spread its enlightenment with its fellow matches, to…

I Give Thanks

Remembering where is started and where it went You know the story…. A group of rag tag pilgrims were helped  by the Wampanoag tribe; after the pilgrims first successful harvest in 1621, the Wampanoags and pilgrims celebrated with a three day feast. Over the next 300 years several, then colonial powers and eventually a new…

Educate Thyself

Self-education is the mark of an individual; it is value driven not society driven. We have more information and tools for learning at our fingertips now more than ever before and little to show for it. How is it that people have detailed plans and strategies for fantasy football and video games but nothing for…