The Joker – Agent of chaos

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  The Joker as seen in The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the most convincing and iconic acting performances seen in recent cinematographic history. Don’t take that hyperbole too seriously. In particular when the movies tagline “Why so serious?” underlines clearly its irony. Heath Ledger, who died shortly after the filmings due to mixed…
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Beyond beauty and meaning

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  Why is there such a gap between science and art when they stem from the same roots? Science tries to understand the world which is completely compromised of obvious beauty. Art tries to interprete the world which is fully compromised of hidden meaning. Both have got the same subject, the world, but viewed on…
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The Prophecy – Upon education

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  Some excerpts from “The Prophet” by Khalil Gibran. And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, “Speak to us of Children.” And he said: Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though…
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Will to attachment

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  So geht es uns in der Musik: erst muß man eine Figur und Weise überhaupt hören lernen, heraushören, unterscheiden, als ein Leben für sich isolieren und abgrenzen; dann braucht es Mühe und guten Willen, sie zu ertragen, trotz ihrer Fremdheit, Geduld gegen ihren Blick und Ausdruck, Mildherzigkeit gegen das Wunderliche an ihr zu üben…
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Contrast

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  A so busy man unexpectedly fell down Before even understanding what happened He notices something strange, unusual Which found its way trough pavement Like an oasis between all that noise A countenance of a yellowish flower As an intuitive reaction, first He looks down, to his feet Even beyond, down to earth Then, still…
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The Journey

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  Once upon a time, lost somewhere between life-crowded city, small-minded society, filthy-polluting showmen, there was a young man staring out his heart’s window: heavy raindrops, long shadows, flaming sunset. After seven whole years of waiting, his heart was bored by the mind’s monologues and then decided to cheat on him. Likewise, the struggling began,…
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