Sometimes You Just Need to be Reminded.

From Bill Hicks, one of the most amazing and profound comedians I have ever heard.  Things are stressful right now for me, and I needed to hear this again.

R.I.P Bill Hicks, you are remembered.

 

The world is like a ride in an amusement park, and when you choose to go on it you think it’s real because that’s how powerful our minds are. The ride goes up and down, around and around, it has thrills and chills, and it’s very brightly colored, and it’s very loud, and it’s fun for a while.

Many people have been on the ride a long time, and they begin to wonder, “Hey, is this real, or is this just a ride?” And other people have remembered, and they come back to us and say, “Hey, don’t worry; don’t be afraid, ever, because this is just a ride.”

And we … kill those people.

“Shut him up! I’ve got a lot invested in this ride, shut him up! Look at my furrows of worry, look at my big bank account, and my family. This has to be real.” It’s just a ride. But we always kill the good guys who try and tell us that, you ever notice that? And let the demons run amok … But it doesn’t matter, because it’s just a ride.

And we can change it any time we want. It’s only a choice. No effort, no work, no job, no savings of money. Just a simple choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your doors, buy guns, close yourself off. The eyes of love instead see all of us as one.

Here’s what we can do to change the world, right now, to a better ride. Take all that money we spend on weapons and defenses each year and instead spend it feeding and clothing and educating the poor of the world, which it would pay for many times over, not one human being excluded, and we could explore space, together, both inner and outer, forever, in peace.

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This demanded to be posted

I am in the middle of a few rather large life changes.  Moving being one of them, so my days have been full of trials.  However, I did get some time today to relax.

Relaxing typically means that at some point I will start to wander the vast creativity of the internets and seek out cool things.  Which I then post here, ’cause I like to share these really awesome things with folks.

The whole blogging thing.  Ya’know.

So I actually have a post for ya!  Finally…yeah.  I know.

I am in love with this ring:

Be sure to follow the link to see other details.  It’s an octopus ring!  The detail is fantastic!

Same website has a host of other very neat designs.  I believe these are created for a 3-D printer but the artists share their works on the Shapeways website.  Several of the artists are FANTASTIC:

My love for skulls, my love for symmetry, my love for beauty.  Love, Love, Love.  So dainty and delicate.  I have honestly never seen a more perfectly girly skull.

Did I tell you I’m saving up for one?  Yeah…totally am.

Once I get settled back into a regular schedule I shall be posting more to this blog. As it stands I need to get back to boxing things up.

*waves*