»SOME THOUGHTS ON THE REAL WORLD BY ONE WHO GLIMPSED IT AND FLED«
“… Selling out is usually more a matter of buying in. Sell out, and you’re really buying into someone else’s system of values, rules and rewards.
The so-called “opportunity” I faced would have meant giving up my individual voice for that of a money-grubbing corporation. It would have meant my purpose in writing was to sell things, not say things. My pride in craft would be sacrificed to the efficiency of mass production and the work of assistants. Authorship would become committee decision. Creativity would become work for pay. Art would turn into commerce. In short, money was supposed to supply all the meaning I’d need. …”
To read the complete speech by Bill Watterson given at Kenyon College, Gambier Ohio, to the 1990 graduating class
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Founder of ethical cosmetics firm Body Shop, Dame Anita Roddick, has died at the age of 64.
“We have lost a true champion of the oppressed and persecuted.” Kate Allen, Amnesty International
What’s the difference between women wanting plastic surgery and women feeling pressure to cover themselves under a sheet?
For miss egg’s hard thinking conclusion once again click on the titel.
“It’s a miss egg’s world got its entry today at Comixpedia.org, which is a wiki encyclopedia dedicated to all things webcomics-related (like Wikipedia, just for webcomics). yuppie!
An Australian performer who has had an ear grafted onto his forearm in the name of art has sparked controversy.
Cyprus-born Stelios Arcadiou, known as Stelarc, says his extra ear, made of human cartilage, is an augmentation of the body’s form.
“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.”