‘Accepting the absurdity of everything around us is one step, a necessary experience—it should not become a dead end. It arouses a revolt that can become fruitful.’
French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher
His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism
‘Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.’
American historian and member of the Adams political family
‘Chaos is what we’ve lost touch with. This is why it is given a bad name. It is feared by the dominant archetype of our world which is ego, which clenches because its existence is defined in terms of control.’
American philosopher, psychonaut, ethnobotanist, lecturer, and author
Last night. Wild Horse Pass Casino. Phoenix, Arizona.
In a long overdue tour for those who adore Tears For Fears, Roland Orzabal and Kurt Smith performed with Brit flair their unique genre of music that melts the heart and touches the soul.
Sowing the Seeds of Love, one of their top selling and worldwide hit songs, was at the time of its release, considered to be the most overtly political song that Tears For Fears had ever recorded.
It makes a direct and timeless statement about consciousness that is married with an upbeat and optimistic sound.
‘There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth—not going all the way and not starting.’
Siddhārtha Gautama or Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha
A sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded
‘Think of it. We are blessed with technology that would be indescribable to our forefathers. We have the wherewithal, the know-it-all to feed everybody, clothe everybody, and give every human on Earth a chance. We know now what we could never have known before—that we now have the option for all humanity to make it successfully on this planet in this lifetime. Whether it is to be utopia or oblivion will be a touch-and-go relay race right up to the final moment.’
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor
Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or popularizing terms such as Spaceship Earth, ephemeralization, and synergetic
‘In your natural state, you do not label yourself, which is freedom. It is when we begin to apply labels that we lose ourselves. In those rare flashes of spontaneity which children sometimes have,we do not know that we are either week or strong, old or young, unwanted or popular. Naturalness does not split itself into opposing labels. The natural man is one with himself and with everything else. We do not lose ourselves until we believe society’s false claim that labels are realities. To save yourself, stop believing.’
American spiritual teacher, author, and philosopher