It brings a tear to your eyes ...
"Ignore all proffered rules and create your own, suitable for what you want to say"
"Look for your own. Do not do what someone else could do as well as you. Do not say, do not write what someone else could say, could write as well as you. Care for nothing in yourself but what you feel exists nowhere else. And, out of yourself create, impatiently or patiently, the most irreplaceable of beings."
"I want my place, my own place, my true place in the world, my proper sphere, my thing which Nature intended me to perform when she fashioned me thus awry, and which I have vainly sought all my life-time."
"All mankind is of one author, and is one volume; when one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language; and every chapter must be so translated"
Sunday, November 29, 2009
Friday, November 27, 2009
I have two articles this week with a broadly 'crime and punishment' theme.
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Monday, November 23, 2009
Friday, November 20, 2009
Throw your hats in the air, ladies & gentlemen - yes, the latest dazzling issue of the 'Weekly Worker', the weekly organ of the Communist Party of Great Britain (deep breath) Provisional Central Committee is upon us yet again. Not to immediately consume its entire contents in a single semi-feverish sitting is to officially consign you to the status of a Very Boring Person Indeed.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Friday, November 13, 2009
This year, though, the ritual had particularly pertinent overtones, and for one simple reason - the ongoing disaster that is the war in Afghanistan, which has seen 230 British army fatalities since 2001. Indeed, you could even say that Remembrance Sunday was more like What Do We About The War in Afghanistan Day, as splits and divisions within the establishment become increasingly prominent and visible". READ MORE:
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Yes, a truly amazing animated film based on the life of the Canadian animator, Ryan Larkin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryan_Larkin).You MUST watch!
Thursday, November 05, 2009
Drinking a pint of beer or smoking a joint poses no inherent dangers - either to yourself or society as a whole. Any more than horse-riding or kite-flying. Hence for communists the crucial struggle is for the socialisation of drug-taking - whether it be alcohol, cannabis or ecstasy. In that way, ‘drugs’ can help us to live a full, rounded, joyful life - as opposed to diminishing or even destroying us". READ MORE: