Icing Up

“A sigh can shatter a castle in the air” – William Alger: “Anger Is an Energy” from the song Rise: “The melancholia of one age is the entertainment of the next” – anon: “Jesus, weeping, Hold on to me, Drown me in” from the song Slavestate: “A regular casualty of bureaucratic decision making is common sense” – anon: “Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth” – Henry David Thoreau:  “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true” – Soren Kierkegaard: “I feel like a beetle on its back” from the song ‘Love Will Get You Like A Case Of’ Anthrax: “Very little is needed for everything to be upset and ruined, only a slight lapse in reason.” – Epictetus: “Enough is never enough when frustration is the driver” – anon: “Only secular ideas can challenge religious terrorism” – White Brother; An Australian:  “Old man through every step a change” from the song For Your Pleasure: “The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself” – Friedrich Nietzsche: “You’ve got the universe reclining in your hair” from the song Jeepster: “Life has no meaning a priori… It is up to you to give it a meaning, and value is nothing but the meaning that you choose.” – Jean Paul Sartre: Living in Tasmania: “Remember the panic in its delectable face” from the song Talking To A Stranger: “One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star” – Friedrich Nietzsche: “The Bulgarian Voices Angelite and Huun Huur Tu together sing the songs of Fly, Fly My Sadness, and no madness can ignore their beauty.” – White Brother: “Words are whispered low, confessing sins they must invent” – from the song Sins Of Children: A bloke from the suburbs: Inspiration from – Fractured Fairy Tales, Loony Tunes, The Addams Family, Catch – 22, The World According To Garp, Even The Cowgirls Get The Blues, The imaginative Catholic Church, The Mighty Boosh, The Goons, 1984, Brave New World, Aguirre The Wrath of God, Eraserhead, The Holy Mountain, If…, A Clockwork Orange, Metamorphosis, The Tin Drum, Monkey. “Religion was a fantasy invented by men living in caves idealizing a fearful world they knew nothing about” –  Capsicum the 49th, 4th Ruler of The Green Planet, “In secular society there is no place for religion. However there is always a place for the passions of David Attenborough.” – White Brother

“Black is the colour, none is the number” – from the song A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall: I am catholic and yet an overstatement -White Brother: Humans know we are to die and this is sad. For believers Heaven is the pill offered to cure this sadness. But truly, there is no cure –  Capsicum the 49th, 4th Ruler of The Green Planet: “But somewhere I know I will find my place of peace” – from the song Sunrise (Come My Way): I could not see that what I believed was fraudulent until the Devil made me do it. – White Brother: Religion is that vast fiction which has had too many writers and not enough critics – Capsicum the 49th, 4th Ruler of The Green Planet: There are people who have become famous from believing what they tell themselves – anon: Childhood Catholicism is excellent grist for the adult imagination – White Brother: Because the joy of God is so elusive the joy of Nature is within one’s grasp: “With the lights out it’s less dangerous” – from the song Smells Like Teen Spirit: “One Word I Have Never Learn’t To Know is Capitulation” – from the song Gangrene Dream: The majority have the power to determine normalcy even if for some a delusion. And then there are the deluded few who challenge mass normalcy. And those who say they are not deluded also say they know the truth – White Brother:



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