PATTERNS OF BEHAVIOR

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deathandmysticism:

Lili St. Cyr as Salome with St. John the Baptist’s head

dipot:

Gustave Courtois: Portrait de l’athlète Maurice Deriaz, 1907.
Maurice Deriaz, born 1885, was a wrestler from Baulmes in Switzerland. He stood model for Courtois for two history paintings which, along side this portrait, now adorn the staircase of the town hall of his home town.

dipot:

Gustave Courtois: Portrait de l’athlète Maurice Deriaz, 1907.

Maurice Deriaz, born 1885, was a wrestler from Baulmes in Switzerland. He stood model for Courtois for two history paintings which, along side this portrait, now adorn the staircase of the town hall of his home town.

icrowdcontrol:

Joe Rogan Experience #479 - Joel Salatin

mprudencio:

 Alphonse Mucha, Suicide of Peter of the Vines, 1898

mprudencio:

 Alphonse Mucha, Suicide of Peter of the Vines, 1898

Fleet Foxes - The Shrine/An Argument - BBC Maida Vale Session

The Shrine / An Argument | Fleet Foxes

I went down among the dust and pollen
To the old stone fountain in the morning after dawn
Underneath were all these pennies fallen from the hands of children
They were there and then they were gone

And I wonder what became of them
What became of them

Sunlight over me no matter what I do
Apples in the Summer are golden sweet
Everyday a passing complete

I’m not one to ever pray for mercy
Or to wish on pennies in the fountain or the shrine
But that day you know I left my money
And I thought of you only
All that copper glowing fine

And I wonder what become of you
What became of you

Sunlight over me no matter what I do
Apples in the summer are golden sweet
Everyday a passing complete
Apples in the summer are golden sweet
Everyday a passing complete

In the morning waking up to terrible sunlight
All diffuse like skin abuse the sun is half it’s size
When you talk you hardly even look in my eye
In the morning, in the morning

In the doorway holding every letter that I wrote
In the driveway pulling away putting on your coat
In the ocean washing off my name from your throat
In the morning, in the morning

In the ocean washing off my name from your throat
In the morning, in the morning

Green apples hang from my tree
They belong only to me
Green apples hang from my green apple tree
They belong only to, only to me

And if I just stay awhile here staring at the sea
And the waves break ever closer, ever near to me
I will lay down in the sand and let the ocean lead
Carry me to innisfree like pollen on the breeze

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Zdzisław Beksiński

dipot:

Lovis Corinth: Innocentia, 1890.

To seek to understand human beings is to seek to understand their uniqueness. The radical division between human beings and the rest of nature is so striking that for prescientific thinkers it was sufficient proof that we were the divinely favored portion of creation-somehow different, somehow nearer to God. After all, human beings speak, fantasize, laugh, fall in love, are capable of great acts of self-sacrifice or of cruelty; human beings create great works of art and propound theoretical and mathematical models of phenomena. And human beings distinguish themselves by the sheer numbers of kinds of substances they use and become addicted to in the environment.
Terence McKenna, Food of the Gods pg. 45 (via subconsciousflow)

breakingnews:

Forest fire burns through neighborhoods in Valparaiso, Chile

ReutersA forest fire burned more than 100 homes in Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday. The fire, which prompted a red alert for the area, forced thousands of residents to evacuate. 

People reported minor injuries and residents were treated for smoke inhalation as the fire burned through the port city.

Photo: Houses go up in flames during a fire in Valparaiso about 70 miles west of Santiago, Chile, on April 12, 2014. (AFP – Getty Images)

Earth pollution identical with Mind pollution, consciousness Pollution identical with filthy sky
Allen Ginsberg  (via exiledpoetssociety)

mucholderthen:

Torus Universe 
Big Bang Cosmos

Visualizations by robolotion  
 ©2014 Philipp Langer (Berlin/Germany)

Visualization of a cyclic cosmology model which describes the big bang as a so-called wormhole, i.e. as a connection between a black and a white hole.