What Fresh Hell Is This?

January 16, 2015

January 16 - BIRTHDAYS

Happy Birthday to two women who've had an incredibly influential role in my intellectual and artistic life.

Susan Sontag (born today 1933) who wrote this and this.

And Sade (born 1959) who sang this:

Happy Birthday!

1 comment:

Heir to the Throne said...

Nuff Said.
"If America is the culmination of Western white civilization, as everyone from the Left to the Right declares, then there must be something terribly wrong with Western white civilization. This is a painful truth; few of us want to go that far. … The truth is that Mozart, Pascal, Boolean algebra, Shakespeare, parliamentary government, baroque churches, Newton, the emancipation of women, Kant, Marx, Balanchine ballets, et al., don't redeem what this particular civilization has wrought upon the world. The white race is the cancer of human history; it is the white race and it alone—its ideologies and inventions—which eradicates autonomous civilizations wherever it spreads, which has upset the ecological balance of the planet, which now threatens the very existence of life itself"