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in a web of glass, pinned to the edges of vision

et delenda est Carthago.

I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte

mucha mosaic

et delenda est Carthago.

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mucha mosaic
Not with a bang, but a whimper.
  • I especially enjoy the realistic details, like the face of the soldier being that of a seven year-old.
  • "I don't think it's just a case of us getting soft and decadent, like the late Roman Empire, although we probably are. I don't fear that a fit race of barbarians are going to swarm in and conquer us, while we're stoned out of our skulls and piling on weight in front of the telly with takeaway pizzas. I think that it is we who are the barbarians. The barbarians aren't at the gate. They are already among us. They are thronging the shopping malls and discos. The only way to escape them is to go into a second-hand bookshop. It is our own fault. Actually, it's probably all my fault as usual ... "

    Martin Newell, This Little Ziggy, p. 108
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    • do I dare to eat the peach?

      I am a huge fan of Mr. Eliot, who only becomes more frighteningly relevant as one grows more towards decrepitude.
  • Vincere scis, Hannibal, victoria uti nescis.
    • (I'm going to hell for this)

      I'm thinking that Hussein's trying to create a martyrdom for all of Muslimdom to rally 'round.

      In preparation for this, he's renamed one of the districts of Baghdad to 'Allah Mo', for the others to remember.
  • oh unholy mother of shit

    I never thought I would se such a perfect synergy of trite religeous symbolism, precious moments and warmongering all toghether in such a reasonably priced collectible form.
    Where is my wallet????

    (please to poke my eyes out now, thanks)
    • Re: oh unholy mother of shit

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