Throw all of yourself at life, for life will then have no other option but to absorb you. Throw anything less, and you will be bounced back in to the abyss from whence you came.
Spiders are forever caught in their own webs. Leave them their to starve!
The death of death is sure to coincide and accelerate with—not prevent—the death of birth. Only a mind marred by western concepts could be blinded to this.
Fooled are those who conflate dying with aging.
If we pour everything in to a last gasp, we may discover it to be our first true breath. Don’t save yourself for the future, for then the future will be safe from you.
Giving your hope to the future is something that might be blown away with the winds of time, but giving your promise to the future is to be the winds of time.
What is life if not the creation of beauty despite the circumstance of limitations?
If the alcohol is to loosen you up for dancing, so be it. If the alcohol is to loosen the music up, you are better of dancing in the silence.
Speak love to power—give it a dose of that which it is least familiar with.
The more of an empath you are, the more times you die during a single life.
A lack of leaders has not produced a lack of followers.
You are going to die one day, why be miserable and sedentary and spread it across several days?
The land breathed us in to life; how long can we continue if we are suffocating the land?
Children are the only afterlife we should be thinking about, and that afterlife is in great doubt.
There is no space for a leader of the free world, there is only room there for leaders.
Keep showing up. There is no investment in the future that compares to your throwing yourself in to every new present.
May the remainder of your life be the rest of your time, not your rest time.
The young die, or the young live—the old are perpetually dying.
Believe in something that most people fail to do over the course of their lives—believe in yourself!
A culture that has devolved so low to produce individuals saying “what does it matter? I’ll be dead in a 100 years” does not have much farther to devolve. Though an individual speaks such an utterance, it is spoken for the total culture.
When it becomes an eat dog world, it’s not far from an eat human world.
“It is written” is cured by fire; we can burn by flame or forgetfulness.
Before we rise up we must wake up, for a revolution is in name only if is attended to by sleep walkers.
Flags are ever woven with the thread of war so long as they exist by the threat of war.
Extinction is a serious topic, precisely because there is no more kidding.
When the energy reveals itself to you, you will finally be revealed to you.
Water is the only blueprint I will follow.
Many that commit suicide don’t wish for its reversibility, but many who commit homicide do come to wish for this. Think before you arm yourself, and think even and most especially of what ideas others have armed you with.
Jesus was insane, so why shouldn’t he pop up at a mental hospital from time to time?
The healthiest water is always flowing, and so too is the healthiest love. Don’t keep it all to yourself—find love for another, and love will be finding you.
The stupidity of recent nostalgia is that those who see a return to previous times as an improvement fail to see that those very previous times will return them right back to our current struggles, with the problems only multiplied.
Don’t blame a fire for burning, blame that which is old and dried up.
Why do those who supposedly represent the people always dress in the fashion that they represent the government?
If you are not literate in love, fluency in all the world’s languages will not save you. They will be as impotent as the words in a book never opened.
Only evil can be spoiled by love.
The save-up-and-work-until-retirement-age model isnt going to work for the generation being born right now. they will all be retired without retirement. Due to in large part by the retiring without retirement of their recent ancestors.
Don’t ever lose the love—better to lose yourself.
Radical politics without permaculture is rootless; permaculture without radical politics will never flower.
Nature needs to be doing more of the work than we are, or we are doing something wrong. We are certainly doing something wrong to nature.
Feeling the heights of existence one will also feel the lack and the loss, for the dilated eye sees new highs and new lows.
Most humans don’t realize how much structures confine them, because structures confine them.
Environments that dissuade your attention and your intention, are not environments to reproduce—we certainly won’t be reproducing in them for much longer.
Love—because evolution is backwards without it.
Thank goodness we say things but do other.
Anger is love on the defensive, not hate on the offensive.
In folklore lies the most potent wisdom, layered over and diluted so that it might be more palatable to the gradually evolving mind. Taking folklore literally, as with religion, is to drink a laxative for want of nourishment.
When in doubt, get out.
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The ability to identify and critique a culture of fakery doesn’t free one from the injury of it.
Perhaps more dangerous than the casualties of war is the casualness with which war is embarked upon.
It’s all very existential… and if it isn’t, that’s very existential, too.
Acting is preparing for the future while keeping in the present; it is the art of not losing the present to pensivity.
Better to actively become nothing than to passively do nothing.
A revolution doesn’t need anyone—it needs everyone.
The utmost cowardice is putting the following generations’ lives on the line for fear of putting your own life there.
What we request of the government we don’t ask of ourselves—the government existing is our own fault, for our faults not being owned. If we stop faulting ourselves, we will stop defaulting to government!
In times of such violence, if you aren’t paranoid enough, you will be eaten by others; if you are too paranoid, you will be eaten by yourself.
Or die trying.
Those who think themselves the conquerors are the more conquered still.
An important difference between a revolutionary and a war criminal is that the revolutionary puts above all else the preservation of the revolution, whereas the war criminal puts their self.
One doesn’t meet with success when requesting of an enemy species for it to go extinct; one must alter the environment in which their enemy thrives.
Poetry is when a spirit deforms language in to something beautiful.
Prisons are as much about limiting the freedom of those outside their walls as they are about limiting the freedom of those inside their walls.
Even the elementary ethics inscribed in Hammurabi’s Code would say it is justice that if one’s land is being bombed, they have a right to come and live without restrains in the land of the bomber. Empires don’t speak justice, they speak bullets, for bullets are blindingly quick and quicker to blind than false words for the domesticated.
Anything that needs to be backed by force other than itself is intrinsically weak, and should be let go by life; laws are just such an example.
Anything more than love, is everything less than love.
The brain is the most fragile flesh to worship, and all the moreso if it is singled out for reverence.
Are we stuck in our heads despite the environment around us, or are we stuck in our heads because of the environment around us?
Wisdom is remembering to use your intelligence for creating in to reality a good world, rather than exposing the reality of the self-veiling bad world. I need to remember to be wiser.
Only the false bridges are burned when you cultivate the fire that is yourself. Be glad that they burn away, for you will not now cross in to enemy territory unawares.
Infinity is not a fixed destiny, but it can be a broken destination.
Forms are self-limiting, that’s what makes them forms; energy is form-breaking, that’s how it makes itself unlimited. Energy choose to be free, or it chooses to be in-formation; it is the force that is never forced.
Remixes are a macroscopic way karma expresses itself in music.
In these peculiar dying times of our era, comfort is the most dangerous killer. Only in indifferent relaxation and sedation could the most impermissible atrocities go permitted.
The thoughts you think are much more a reflection of the time you are in than of who you are. If you don’t want the thoughts thinking you, don’t be the passive reflection, be the active inflection.
In a world where the domination is actively overseen with propaganda far more than guns, the power of symbols cannot be overstated, though it be overrated.
If you shiver when beauty touches you, know that you are the one doing the touching.
We want revolution, not because we want violence, but because we want an end to violence. May the violence be theirs in failing, not ours in succeeding.
To never let go your dice is to role yourself countless along with the faceless.
A revolution that isn’t creative isn’t revolutionary.
To take the lesser of a great evil as as good as being your own enemy. To take the great evil as your friend is to be the enemy of all good.
Too many confuse opening a book with opening their mind. Books narrow focus to draw on a prefiguration.
The world changes with the blink of an eye, but if eyes don’t blink…
The created future will always be more amicable than the predicted future.
So on, and so forth!
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we are in a war of energetics; once you realize that, our allies have realized you.
so on, and so forth!
Every surplus is its own deficit misunderstood. Seedless are the fruits that civilization grows.
Change is far more fundamental than any particle or force it chooses to elaborate itself with.
Choosing words over music is one of humanities greatest mistakes. We need far more than a moment of silence to absorb this tragedy.
As we’ve gained possession we’ve lost our bodies. Who really possesses who? What webs we’ve woven!
People don’t grow food or not grow food—land grows food, or doesn’t grow food. And it’s land that grew humans; if land is lacking, so will humans follow. ¡Tierra y libertad!
When thinking about the Universe, our minds are trying to grasp something that already completely grasps our minds.
The recurring affinity humans have to words that rhyme and sound similar for punning acts as a proof that vibrational sounds are at least as important as the meanings they are contrived to symbolize. Words connect better to other words than to their arbitrary meanings.
If a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away there existed a force that blessed some with the ability to move objects with their minds, now an inverted anti-force persists that has cursed us to be controlled—minds and all—by objects.
In capitalism you have hills with a king on each, in anarchism you have mountains with villages of kings.
Individualism is to see with only one I.
A business suit is the clothing worn to embody inauthentiCity.
If things seem backwards, break their seams.
Conquering without conquest appears only paradoxical in this civilized age where there are conquests without any quenching. Red water drank makes one the thirstier for red water lost. But I say—blood is for dancing, not for digesting.
Stability is not just the death of death–it is the death of life.
Quotes and aphorisms will carry the day, for in your head alone you might carry them away.
A paradox in language is not a paradox in matter. Language doesn’t matter—it is immediately contradicted when things of actual importance happen to supplant it.
Power that cannot create itself but must dress itself in the power of others is very weak; this is the state.
Political correctness is policing yourself for another’s benefit.
It is the end of history if no one remains to write its continuation. There can be no closing to history, just a possible closing to our story.
Life artificially extended is a farewell to faring well.
Possess yourselves, let the big boxes possess the rest.
We are more subject to change than the objects we surround ourselves with. Therefore, it must be asked—what really possesses what?
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Quotes and aphorisms will carry the day,
for in your head alone might you carry them away.
blood is for dancing, not for digesting
(paraphrase from upcoming my thoughts inexactly)
…keeping yourself in the past, I guess that’s why it’s called drunk
↓ skip to 2:09 after first bit… usually trance is better than it’s lyrics, but this is an exotic erotic paradox of that, with some bassline exceptions: