A silent office with dusted computer

A silent office with dusted computer

A silent office hides behind the lab.
Moss was covered on desk, and keyboards, but most of the files and folders were still in place.
It feels like human took off from here all of a sudden…

Photographed at the semi abandoned DC general

Posted by rantropolis on 2019-05-05 01:12:55

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MADRID – ELDERLY MAN SLEEPING – B&W

MADRID - ELDERLY MAN SLEEPING - B&W

Photo by Linden Hudson (amateur photographer) taken in Madrid Spain in November 2018. He had a heartwarming look.

Who is Linden Hudson?

CLASSICBANDS DOT COM said: “According to former roadie David Blayney in his book SHARP DRESSED MEN: sound engineer Linden Hudson co-wrote much of the material on the ZZ Top ELIMINATOR album.” (end quote)

(ZZ Top never opted to give Linden credit, which would have been THE decent thing to do. It would have helped Linden’s career as well. The band and management worked ruthlessly to take FULL credit for the hugely successful album which Linden had spent a good deal of time working on. Linden works daily to tell this story. Also, the band did not opt to pay Linden, they worked to keep all the money and they treated Linden like dirt. It was abuse. Linden launched a limited lawsuit, brought about using his limited resources which brought limited results and took years. No one should treat the co-writer of their most successful album like this. It’s just deeply fucked up.)
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Hear the original ZZ Top ELIMINATOR writing/rehearsal tapes made by Linden Hudson and Billy Gibbons at: www.flickr.com/photos/152350852@N02/35711891332/in/photol...
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Read Linden’s story of the making of the super-famous ZZ Top ELIMINATOR album at: www.flickr.com/people/152350852@N02/
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LICKLIBRARY DOT COM (2013 Billy Gibbons interview) ZZ TOP’S BILLY GIBBONS FINALLY ADMITTED: “the Eliminator sessions in 1983 were guided largely by another one of our associates, Linden Hudson, a gifted engineer, during the development of those compositions.” (end quote) (Gibbons admits this after 30 years, but offers Linden no apology or reparations for lack of credit/royalties)
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MUSICRADAR DOT COM (2013 interview with ZZ Top’s guitarist Billy Gibbons broke 30 years of silence about Linden Hudson introducing synthesizers into ZZ Top’s sound.) Gibbons said: “This was a really interesting turning point. We had befriended somebody who would become an influential associate, a guy named Linden Hudson. He was a gifted songwriter and had production skills that were leading the pack at times. He brought some elements to the forefront that helped reshape what ZZ Top were doing, starting in the studio and eventually to the live stage. Linden had no fear and was eager to experiment in ways that would frighten most bands. But we followed suit, and the synthesizers started to show up on record.” (once again, there was no apology from ZZ Top or Billy Gibbons after this revelation).
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TEXAS MONTHLY MAGAZINE (Dec 1996, By Joe Nick Patoski): "Linden Hudson floated the notion that the ideal dance music had 124 beats per minute; then he and Gibbons conceived, wrote, and recorded what amounted to a rough draft of an album before the band had set foot inside Ardent Studios."
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FROM THE BOOK: SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP (By David Blayney) : "Probably the most dramatic development in ZZ Top recording approaches came about as Eliminator was constructed. What had gone on before evolutionary; this change was revolutionary. ZZ Top got what amounted to a new bandsman (Linden) for the album, unknown to the world at large and at first even to Dusty and Frank."
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CNET DOT COM: (question posed to ZZ Top): Sound engineer Linden Hudson was described as a high-tech music teacher on your highly successful "Eliminator" album. How much did the band experiment with electronic instruments prior to that album?
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THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE, MARCH 2018: "Eliminator" had a tremendous impact on us and the people who listen to us," says ZZ Top’s bass player. Common band lore points to production engineer Linden Hudson suggesting that 120 beats per minute was the perfect rock tempo, or "the people’s tempo" as it came to be known.
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FROM THE BOOK: SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP by David Blayney: (page 227): "…the song LEGS Linden Hudson introduced the pumping synthesizer effect."
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(Search Linden Hudson in the various ZZ Top Wikipedia pages which are related to the ELIMINATOR album and you will find bits about Linden. Also the main ZZ Top Wikipedia page mentions Linden. He’s mentioned in at least 7 ZZ Top related Wikipedia pages.)
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FROM THE BOOK: SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP By David Blayney: "Linden found himself in the position of being Billy’s (Billy Gibbons, ZZ Top guitarist) closest collaborator on Eliminator. In fact, he wound up spending more time on the album than anybody except Billy. While the two of them spent day after day in the studio, they were mostly alone with the equipment and the ideas."
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FROM THE BOOK: BEER DRINKERS & HELL RAISERS: A ZZ TOP GUIDE (By Neil Daniels, released 2014): "Hudson reportedly had a significant role to play during the planning stages of the release (ELIMINATOR)."
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FROM THE BOOK: ZZ TOP – BAD AND WORLDWIDE (ROLLING STONE PRESS, WRITTEN BY DEBORAH FROST): "Linden was always doing computer studies. It was something that fascinated him, like studio technology. He thought he might understand the components of popular songs better if he fed certain data into his computer. It might help him understand what hits (song releases) of any given period share. He first found out about speed; all the songs he studied deviated no more than one beat from 120 beats per minute. Billy immediately started to write some songs with 120 beats per minute. Linden helped out with a couple, like UNDER PRESSURE and SHARP DRESSED MAN. Someone had to help Billy out. Dusty and Frank didn’t even like to rehearse much. Their studio absence wasn’t really a problem though. The bass and drum parts were easily played with a synthesizer or Linn drum machine." (end quote)
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FROM THE BOOK: "SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP" BY DAVID BLAYNEY: "After his quantitative revelations, Linden informally but instantly became ZZ Top’s rehearsal hall theoretician, producer, and engineer." (end quote)
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FROM THE BOOK: "ZZ TOP – BAD AND WORLDWIDE" (ROLLING STONE PRESS, BY DEBORAH FROST): "With the release of their ninth album, ELIMINATOR, in 1983, these hairy, unlikely rock heroes had become a pop phenomenon. This had something to do with the discoveries of a young preproduction engineer (Linden Hudson) whose contributions, like those of many associated with the band over the years, were never acknowledged."
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FROM THE BOOK: ​SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP (By DAVID BLAYNEY) : "The integral position Linden occupied in the process of building El​iminator was demonstrated eloquently in the case of song Under Pressure. Billy and Linden, the studio wizards, did the whole song all in one afternoon without either the bass player or drummer even knowing it had been written and recorded on a demo tape. Linden synthesized the bass and drums and helped write the lyrics; Billy did the guitars and vocals."
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FROM THE BOOK: "TRES HOMBRES – THE STORY OF ZZ TOP" BY DAVID SINCLAIR (Writer for the Times Of London): "Linden Hudson, the engineer/producer who lived at Beard’s house (ZZ’s drummer) had drawn their attention to the possibilities of the new recording technology and specifically to the charms of the straight drumming pattern, as used on a programmed drum machine. On ELIMINATOR ZZ Top unveiled a simple new musical combination that cracked open a vast worldwide market.
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FROM THE BOOK: "SHARP DRESS MEN – ZZ TOP" BY DAVID BLAYNEY: "ELIMINATOR went on to become a multi-platinum album, just as Linden had predicted when he and Billy were setting up the 124-beat tempos and arranging all the material. Rolling Stone eventually picked the album as number 39 out of the top 100 of the 80’s. Linden Hudson in a fair world shoud have had his name all over ELIMINATOR and gotten the just compensation he deserved. Instead he got ostracized."
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FROM THE BOOK: ​SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP by DAVID BLAYNEY: "He (Linden) went back with the boys to 1970 when he was working as a radio disc jocky aliased Jack Smack. He was emcee for a show ZZ did around that time, and even sang an encore tune with the band, perhaps the only person ever to have that honor." (side note: this was ZZ Top’s very first show).
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FROM THE BOOK: "SHARP DRESSED MEN – ZZ TOP" BY DAVID BLAYNEY: "Linden remained at Frank’s (ZZ Top drummer) place as ZZ’s live-in engineer throughout the whole period of ELIMINATOR rehearsals, and was like one of the family… as he (Linden) worked at the controls day after day, watching the album (ELIMINATOR) take shape, his hopes for a big step forward in his production career undoubtably soared. ELIMINATOR marked the first time that ZZ Top was able to rehearse an entire album with the recording studio gadgetry that Billy so loved. With Linden Hudson around all the time, it also was the first time the band could write, rehearse, and record with someone who knew the men and the machines. ZZ Top was free to go musically crazy, but also musically crazy like a fox. Linden made that possible too."
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FROM THE BOOK "ZZ TOP – BAD AND WORLDWIDE" (ROLLING STONE PRESS, BY DEBORAH FROST, WRITER FOR ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE): "… SHARP DRESSED MAN which employed Hudson’s 120 beat-per-minute theory. The feel, the enthusiasm, the snappy beat and crisp clean sound propelled ELIMINATOR into the ears and hearts of 5 million people who previously could have cared less about the boogie band of RIO GRANDE MUD."
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THE GREATEST ROCK REBRAND OF ALL TIME (by Jason Miller): "Sound engineer Linden Hudson researched the tempos at which the most popular rock tracks in the charts had been recorded. His data showed that there was something very special about 120 beats to a minute. Gibbons decided to record pretty much the whole of ZZ Top’s new album at that tempo. The result? 1983’s Eliminator. It was named after Gibbons’ Ford Coupé; it had been created through a unique combination of creative collaboration and data mining. And it was about to take the world by storm."
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ULTIMATECLASSICROCK DOT COM: "This new melding of styles was encouraged by Hudson, who served as a kind of pre-producer for ​EL LOCO … … Hudson helped construct ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard’s home studio, and had lived with him for a time. That led to these initial sessions, and then a closer collaboration on 1983’s ​ELIMINATOR.
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FIREDOGLAKE DOT COM: "I like Billy Gibbons’ guitar tone quite a lot, but I lost all respect for them after reading how badly they fucked over Linden Hudson (the guy who was the brains behind their move to include synthesizers and co-wrote most of their career-defining Eliminator record)."
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EMAIL FROM A ZZ TOP FAN TO LINDEN (One Of Many): "I write you today about broken hearts, one is mine and one is for you. I have been a ZZ Top fan since I was 6 years old. I purchased ELIMINATOR vinyl from Caldors in Connecticut with the $20 my grandma gave me for my birthday. I will spare the #1 fan epic saga of tee shirts, harassing Noreen at the fan club via phone weekly for years, over 40 shows attended. Posters, non stop conversation about the time I have spent idolizing this band, but more Billy G, as he has seemed to break free of the Lone Wolf shackles and it became more clear this was his baby. In baseball I was Don Mattingly’s #1 fan, Hershel Walker in football, Billy Gibbons in music. What do these individuals have in common? They were role models. Not a DUI, not a spousal abuse, not a drug overdose, not a cheater. Until I read your web page. I read Blayney’s book around 1992 or so, I was in middle school and I was familiar with your name for a long time. I didn’t realize you suffered so greatly or that your involvement was so significant. It pains me to learn my idol not only cheated but did something so wrong to another being. I now know this is where tall tales and fun loving bullshit and poor morals and ethics are distinguished and where I would no longer consider myself to look up to Billy. I love to joke and I love credit but I have always prided myself on ethics and principles… I hold them dear. I wanted to say, the snippet of UNDER PRESSURE you played sounded very new wave and I may like it more than the finished product. Well that’s all. You have reached ZZ Top’s biggest fan and I can let others know. Bummer. Cheers and good luck. James."​
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VINYLSTYLUS DOT COM: Much of Eliminator was recorded at 124bpm, the tempo that considered perfect for dance music by the band’s associate Linden Hudson. An aspiring songwriter, former DJ and – at the time – drummer Frank Beard’s house-sitter, Hudson’s involvement in the recording of the album would come back to haunt them. Despite assisting Gibbons with the pre-production and developing of the material that would end up on both El Loco and Eliminator, his contribution wasn’t credited when either record was released.
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INFOMORY DOT COM: ‘Eliminator’ is a studio album of the American rock band ZZ Top. It was released on March 23, 1983 and topped the charts worldwide. Its lyrics were co-written by the band’s sound engineer Linden Hudson while the band denied it.
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MUSICMISCELLANEOUS DOT COM: (ELIMINATOR ALBUM):
However, despite the album credits bass-player Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard were replaced during the recording process by synthesizers and a drum machine programmed by engineer Linden Hudson, who allegedly co-wrote much of the music with Gibbons despite receiving no credit at the time. Gibbons would later say of Hudson that “he was a gifted songwriter and had production skills that were leading the pack at times. He brought some elements to the forefront that helped reshape what ZZ Top were doing”. Hudson did no less than show the band how to stay relevant in an age where three guys from Texas with long beards (except famously for Frank Beard) and blues licks were one of the last things the contemporary market was demanding.

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Brand New Human Toolz – Multi-Purpose Cleaning Kit “Ctg: Computer Care” overstock

Brand New Human Toolz - Multi-Purpose Cleaning Kit

Brand New Human Toolz – Multi-Purpose Cleaning Kit “Ctg: Computer Care”

Brand New Human Toolz – Multi-Purpose Cleaning Kit “Ctg: Computer Care” The Human Toolz Multi-Purpose Cleaning Kit allows you to safely remove fingerprints, dust, and smudges from any…

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6 Basic Human Needs and Basic Needs of a Dog

6 Basic Human Needs and Basic Needs of a Dog

We have got a dog recently. He was a stray and in eager need of a home. He was a living rough and eating out of people bins. We found him and took him to my home. Now we are considering what good things we can do for him. We all know that human need the same basic things from life whether we are human or animal. We need 6 basic human needs to survive. So I’m wondering about the need of my new dog.

 

 

He is very gentle but he is huge and very strong, but has the nicest temperament. He was obviously once trained but he is very mischievous and is still only a puppy. Rusty is the first dog I have owned since being an adult, so this experience really is enlightening. Being a life coach, I have found that I have been noting his behavior and what I have been amazed about, is how many human traits he has. You may or not know about the 6 human needs that we all crave Everything that we do in life meets one of the 6 human needs – whether we like it or not! The needs are:

 

* Certainty
* Variety
* Love and Connection
* Significance
* Contribution
* Growth

 

Whatever we do meets one of these needs. Even when it is something that we shouldn’t be doing.

 

For example: I know I should be exercising but I don’t! ..If I think about this, my need for not exercising is meeting Certainty. I am certain I won’t enjoy exercising, I am certain that I will get bored long before it has done me any good – so why start at all! However by finding situations in your life that meet all your needs is fantastic and if you can find ways to have more of these the more success you will have.

 

A positive example: I love writing and from it I get all 6 of my needs met : Significance – I feel proud of what I have written, knowing that Someone, Somewhere in the world will share my thoughts – how powerful is that!

 

Variety – I get variety from all the different topics that I write about and research.

 

Love and Connection – connecting to people from all over the world! The written word is such a powerful, expressive tool.

 

Certainty – Someone will read my words and I know deep down that this is what I should be doing.

 

Contribution – If just one phrase or word helps someone then how amazing is that!

 

Growth – I learn so much about me and how I think from my writing and research I am a never-ending student of life!

 

Back to my Dog Rusty!

 

He also seems to need to have these needs met – human or not!!! Significance: He shows he is significant to us by guarding the door, running after the postman and has developed a great bark for people going past in their cars, (which he loves to chase) Variety; Oh yes – socks, shoes, hankies – if Rusty is board then he gets destructive – he needs variety. He is also a little escape artist, all though we keep thinking we have Rusty proofed the garden he still manages to escape!

 

Love and Connection: As any dog owner will know, he lives to love us, always so pleased to see us and brightens up my day.

 

Contribution: Not only does he brighten my day, he also calms me if I am feeling stressed. And he makes me walk him. Rusty is definitely contributing to my fitness regime!

 

Growth: whether it is learning to fetch a ball, rollover or just come on command – he is growing and learning constantly.

 

Certainty: He has to be included in what ever I am doing – he follows me around, whines if I go out and needs to have certainty that he is not going to be abandoned again! (never!!!)

 

So whether you are human or animal we all want or 6 “human” needs to be met.

 

Can you see something in your own life that you love to do and feel passionate about?

 

Write down a list of experiences that you have from this and see how many of these 6 human needs are being met – you will be amazed!

 

To find out more about how the brain works go to:
http://www.attractchangenow.com

Psychic Elizabeth Asks – Are You A Selfish Human?

Psychic Elizabeth Asks – Are You A Selfish Human?

 

Are you a selfish human? Do you feel that people who are selfish humans are wrong or right in their behaviors and attitudes. Today’s Daily Quote is from Jane Austen, the British writer. She was born on December 16, 1775. She said the following: 

I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.

There are two kinds of selfish humans. The first kind is the person who will not share, who will not help someone in need, and who doesn’t even want to hear about it. The second kind is the person who puts their own needs, their own practices above the world and others. 

I, personally, consider myself a selfish human. I get up in the morning and the first thing I have to do is my morning routine. I have to read my inspirational quotes, do my morning study, meditate, pray and then I am ready for the day. It has to be a die-hard emergency for me to break my morning routine. The reason for that is so that I can connect with Spirit, get the inspiration I need for the day, and then be balanced and ready to deal with clients. If I’m scattered and all over the place, I’m not really much help to those who need me during the day. I also am a selfish human when it comes to my alone time. If I need solitude, I take it. Period. If I do not get my alone time, those around me suffer along with me. I am also a selfish human when it comes to family time. When my kids are home and around, I drop everything to spend time with them. If one of my kids calls and needs me, I’m there for them. Where are you a selfish human?

For today, let’s look at the world selfish and let’s look at our viewpoints on that word and the feelings that go along with it. Let’s look at where we are selfish in a positive way and in a negative way. Do you need to be more of a selfish human in some areas of your life? Are you giving to the point of pain on some level for someone who doesn’t appreciate it? Are you not giving enough to someone because of your own issues? Being a selfish human is not necessarily bad. In many ways, we need to be selfish. Like Jane Austen said in today’s quote, she was selfish in practice but not in principle. She would do what she had to do for herself. For today, be selfish. Give yourself what you need. Put yourself first.  See how it feels. You may be surprised. 

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Forgiveness Stories, Definition and Quotes – Power to Forgive Vested With Human Beings

Forgiveness Stories, Definition and Quotes – Power to Forgive Vested With Human Beings

Forgiveness stories quotes definition and love

Forgiveness is that quality in a human being which separates him from the animals and the lower forms of living beings. To preach forgiveness is a simple task but to be able to practice forgiveness in real life is the essence of life.

Only a person with extreme humbleness imbibed within and a feeling of compassion for his compatriot is able to practice forgiveness! To be able to forgive requires that the forgiver forgoes all the sufferings of the past that may have been inflicted upon him by the gruesome acts of the indulgent. A tough task indeed but not something that cannot be practised!

In most circumstances one may not have committed any sin, still practising forgiveness brings within us a feeling of extreme calm and compassion for the mankind in general. Practice of forgiveness normally cannot be practiced by the common man for it requires practising patience to its extreme.

If we are to achieve our goal of life… we just cannot manage to cling on to events of the past… happenings which cannot be reversed by us using any means. We cannot travel back in time to undo the events of the past. Why not practice forgiveness and forgive those ignorant denizens of the society who practiced ill will and caused harm to the society.

Forgiving the ignorant is the best policy… it clears us of the debris of the past! Indulgence in the ugly residual remembrances of the past results in anger. Why destroy our body and health by harbouring the evil thoughts of the past.

Knowing well that we cannot undo the events of the past… we must brace ourselves for the times ahead! To be able to peacefully practice in the present we need to follow the dictates of forgiveness to its extreme! There are no allowances in the field of forgiveness. It has to be total surrender!

Practising forgiveness is the biggest boon to mankind from God the Almighty. One can exercise this power and reach for the higher goals of life by discriminating between the good and the bad. Harbouring ill will against one never yields positive results.

In the present times when the values in the society are in their lowest ebb we need to exercise this special power of discrimination (practising forgiveness) quite often. We have no other remedy if we are to rise to a higher bracket in life.

Every successful person in life practices forgiveness to its extreme. Whether it was Mahatma Gandhi, John F. Kennedy or Margaret Thatcher and Bill Gates for that matter… all were and are the best practitioners of forgiveness in their life.

Forgiveness just cannot be preached… it has to be practiced in totality! Only then shall we be able to enjoy the fruits of practising forgiveness in the present life. All the Man Gods of the yester era… Mahavira, Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed practiced forgiveness all the time right from a very young age.

Practising forgiveness gives you an edge over your contemporary… it helps maintain the sanity of a person. Forgiveness reduces the element of hate which follows whenever wanton desires get practiced.

Citing an example-

One Yogi (a renowned seeker of spirituality) was one day having a bath on the edge of a swollen river which had flooded. It so happened that because of the flood one scorpion happened to float by. On seeing the plight of the scorpion that it might die… the Yogi picked it up in his hand but immediately had to do away for the scorpion gave a piercing poisonous bite.

Unmindful of the bite the Yogi again picked up the scorpion and again the scorpion bit his hand. This happened thrice. One passerby who was aware of the spiritual accomplishments of the Yogi could not contain himself and coming near to the Yogi enquired of him why he was trying to help the nasty scorpion.

The reply by the Yogi made the onlooker flabbergasted. It was not to be believed for the Yogi had replied, “when this poor scorpion (a much lower level of species on the plane of evolution) is not able to let go of his habit of biting one… how could the Yogi let go of his habit of helping one. What a great practitioner of compassion and forgiveness this Indian Yogi was.

In spite of being bitten thrice… he was able to practice forgiveness owing to the feeling of compassion within. This is how forgiveness can be truly defined. A true practitioner of forgiveness never thinks of the results of the acts by the other but remains concentrated on the end goal of his life… always and ever! This helps one develop the power of forgiveness… true compassion to be practiced in daily life.

Vijay Kumar… The Man who Realized God in 1993 on power of forgiveness stories quotes and Definition. Subscribe free Newsletter “Spiritual Secrets Unveiled” – Explore hidden cosmic truths – More on definition for Forgiveness visit – quotes on forgiveness

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George Carlin Quotes – A Mixture of Social Commentary, Human Observation and Wordplay

George Carlin Quotes – A Mixture of Social Commentary, Human Observation and Wordplay

Since George Carlin’s death some people have compared him to Mark Twain. They both talked about similar themes in their humor including politics, language and human nature. Mark Twain is still quoted today, almost a century after his death and one wonders Mr Carlin will be quoted a century from now?

Many of the most well known George Carlin quotes have to do with wordplay and the English language. This was something that was an apparent part of his comic routine from the beginning. One of his favorite themes was to point out saying which didn’t make sense and do it in a comical way. Here’s an example: “I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, “Where’s the self-help section?” She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.”

Another common theme in his humor was to laugh at how people think and act. A good comic will make you look at something a little differently and many of George’s comedy made me look at myself and laugh. Here’s an example: “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” Yes, that is what I do, but I never really thought of it until it was pointed out to me.

There were also the more controversial quotes and routines. The most famous was for using “obscene” words on stage and this eventually resulted in a case before the Supreme Court. George Carlin was also one of the few comics of our time to talk about religion and atheism. “Atheism is a non-prophet organization.”  “We created god in our own image and likeness!” “If churches want to play the game of politics, let them pay admission like everyone else.”

Mark Twain and George Carlin had a lot in common. They lived in different times and had different experiences. I’ve certainly enjoyed both their thoughts and my guess is many more will for years to come.

You can find more about George Carlin at George Carlin Quotes.

mouse 3

mouse 3

When you buy something, that does’nt work, before trowing it away, make some photos!

This is my first try with my new extension tubes, that allow me to approach with the 70-200 to almost 10cm, instead 150cm (4inch/60inch)!

You will notice much "dust" on the wheel. Well, it was very hard to getting rid of it, i think there was a static charge. And then i found the dust just interesting

Strobist info:
Room was completely dark and i "painted" the subject with a hand held torch.

Posted by mh__photo on 2013-04-24 22:25:12

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Dusty games @ Retina Display :-)

Dusty games @ Retina Display :-)

Brookside Golf Course, Pasadena, California, USA

Before the fireworks of Rose Bowl at Pasadena…
I love the dof of my 2.8 lens 🙂
Upload to flickr to better result on Retina display screen.

Press "L" key for get all details (Retina display or not 🙂

Avant les feux d’artifice au Rose Bowl à Pasadena…
J’adore ma lentille 2.8 🙂
Envoyer sur flickr pour être vue avec une bonne résolution sur un écran Retina.

Presser sur la touche "L" pour un meilleur rendu (écran Retina ou pas 🙂

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James at Belfor

James at Belfor

James cleans the remains of incinerated human beings out of computers (really).

Posted by commanderpho1 on 2006-04-17 01:32:11

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