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"all eyes on me" – miss egg on beauty & the political body

Why beauty? Why me? I am sitting on a dock at a bay watching my kind flow away. Sometimes even just flushed away. My kind, the “don’t throw it into my face” – kind. The out and loud kind. Sometimes proud kind. The “can’t deny myself and the things I see, feel, hear” – kind. The kind kind which doesn’t want, cannot accept the offered place in any war machine:

“sister/outsider
speak to me
and tell me
what kind of outsider you want to be.
[..]
there is plenty,
choose !
for you must know
sister/outsider,
without you
I can’t be [..]”º

To let my political body become a target place for ‘holy ones’ to redeem themselves. Is it for mothers to cover the eyes of their daughters so that they shall not become what I seem to be. Is it for boys2men who need to call me names to ensure their yet unsecured male identity. An enemy body for leaders to ensure their positions as oppressors masked as freedom fighters, in a sadistic fame game:
“we hail our name
in realities of fear and myth
fame game 
bargain of others pain.”ºº

Where as I am only sharing myself to the world in a way that I, and only I, want to. I believe that beauty has many faces, voices, all of them worthy to be.

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º from “sister/outsider”, B.Sezen 1999
ºº from “thoughts on values at the dawn of the 21st century “, B. Sezen 2006

"Where’s WALL-E ?"


for all those Pixar FANS -> Bernie W. writes IN TO Jim Hill: “Can you please help me win a bet at work? A co-worker of mine says that WALL-E makes a brief cameo appearance in “Ratatouille.” More importantly, this guy has bet me $100 that I’ll never ever be able to find that robot in this movie.”

You can read Jim’s answer (if there is an answer) by clicking on the titel or just try to find WALL_E yourself by watching the “Ratatouille” DVD over and over again.

did you know that…

Libanon has 18 religious communities * It has 40 daily newspapers * It has 42 universities * It has over 100 banks (that is banks and not branches of a bank) * 70% of the students are in private schools * 40% of the Lebanese people are Christians (this is the highest Percent all the Arab countries) * There’s 1 doctor per 10 people in Lebanon (In Europe & America, there’s 1 doctor per 100 people) * The name LEBANON Appears 75 times in the Old Testament * The name CEDAR (Lebanon’s tree) appears 75 times too in the Old Testament!! * Beirut was destroyed and rebuilt 7 times (this is why it’s Compared to The Phoenix). * There are 3.5 Million Lebanese in Lebanon * There are around 10 Million Lebanese outside Lebanon!

OTHER INTERESTING FACTS: Lebanon, the country, was occupied by over 16 countries:Egyptians-Hittites-Assyrians-Babylonians-Persians- Alexander theGreats Army- the Roman Empire Byzantine- the ArabianPeninsula-The Crusaders-The Ottoman Empire- Britain-France-Israel- Syria. * Byblos (city in Lebanon) is the oldest, continuously living City in The World.* Lebanon’s name has been around for 4,000 yrs non- stop (it’sThe Oldest Country/ nation’s name in the world!) * Lebanon is the only Asian/African country that doesn’t have a Desert. * There are 15 rivers in Lebanon (all of them coming from its own Mountains) * Lebanon is one of the most populated countries in its Archeological Sites, in the World!!! * The first alphabet was created in Byblos (city in Lebanon) * The only remaining temple of Jupiter (the main Roman god) is in Baalbeck, Lebanon (The City of the Sun) * The name of BYBLOS comes from the BIBLE!!! * Lebanon is the country that has the most books written about It. * Lebanon is the only non-dictatorial country in the Arab world It Has a President!) * According to Christianity Jesus Christ made his 1st miracle in Lebanon, In Sidon (The miracle of Turning water into wine). * The Phoenicians (Original People of Lebanon) built the 1st Boat, And They were the first to sail ever! * Phoenicians also reached America long before Christopher Columbus Did. * The 1st law school in the world was built in Lebanon, in Downtown Beirut. * People say that the cedars were planted by God’s own handsThis is Why they’re called “The Cedars of God”, and this is why Lebanon isCalled
God’s Country on Earth.” * Is not a real Crime Against Humanity to destroy a country with Such history?

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Can popularity be messured by the amounts of gifts? And what does this really say to us…


A) “Bush reported gifts totaling $12,364 last year, including three separate sets of fishing equipment.
The vice president reported receiving $21,674 in gifts, including three fishing rods, a pair of $615 leather hunting boots and a $399 cowboy hat.”

B) “Bush held assets worth $7.5 million to $20 million last year.
Cheney reported assets valued at $21 million to around $100 million.”

C) “White House staff gave Bush two benches made of wood taken from the president’s ranch, valued at $1,600, and a pair of $185 cuff links.
From senior members of the White House staff Cheney received a $778 gift of an iPod and a collection of compact discs.”

For miss egg’s hard thinking conclusion click on the titel.

source: © Reuters 2007