Saturday, July 14, 2012

Extraordinary Discourse 077

Come Outside And Play

There are still many sparks of life in art, music, writing and comedy that break through the immobilizing gloom.
C L'Hirondelle

We can 'play up a little', meaning that we can try to 'spritefully' (as well as spiritually) 'breathe new life into old texts…
Pat Kane
The Play Ethic

The real danger to the elite comes from déclassé intellectuals, those educated middle-class men and women who are barred by a calcified system from advancement. Artists without studios or theaters, teachers without classrooms, lawyers without clients, doctors without patients and journalists without newspapers descend economically. They become, as they mingle with the underclass, a bridge between the worlds of the elite and the oppressed. And they are the dynamite that triggers revolt.
Chris Hedges
Colonized by Corporations