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There is no conduct more essentially immoral than denying to others the happiness that one enjoys oneself. And taking satisfaction in practicing and promoting such conduct is the sign of the worst of character flaws: failure of sympathy, appetite for cruelty.

It makes no difference which 'venerable' authority one cites to justify such conduct and privilege: "faith", "Good Book", "in God's name", "deregulation", "the natural order of things", "community standards" . . .

No book is good that licenses undue privilege or any other cruelty; any faith that does so is bad faith. Human history is, to a great degree, the appalling chronicle of self-serving aggression promoted, organized, and perpetrated in God's name.

And any economic, political, or social system that establishes and defends exploitation of some by others is immoral: inhumane and subject to periodic, catastrophic upheaval.

"The natural order of things" and "community standards" are no more than euphemisms for the status quo, which perpetuates custom without specific regard to morality or immorality: corruption, privilege, and prejudice alike as honesty, fairness, and tolerance.

Indeed, those who so sin and justify their sin in the name of morality are among the worst of sinners. Republicans beware!
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Disgrace by *gfriedberg The suggester says, "Fantastic pose. Dark, yet beautiful. Vulnerable, yet powerful. The lighting couldn't be more perfect to capture the musculature, and yet the single source, in combination with the spareness of the setting really capture an emotion of isolation. This is awesome." ( Suggested by phydeau and Featured by Nyx-Valentine )
wilfrites Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Une belle photo et texte ! Bonne continuation, j'attends vos commentaires sur mes films sur google à bientôt de vous lire en retour à mes liens envoyés.
Salutations wilfrites.Imbert
gfriedberg Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Monsieur Imbert!  Enchanté de recevoir ton message! -- et merci beaucoup beaucoup pour ce que tu écris.

Mais:  je trouve que je ne sais guere m'y prendre au site 'google' -- sais pas pourquoi -- probablement il s'agit simplement de n'en avoir pas l'habitude. N'est-il pas possible de m'envoyer les 'url' de tes beaux films / projets? -- de cette facon je me dirige directement aux pages indiquées.

Naturellement j'espere que tu voudras te servir encore une fois de mes photos -- quelles que ce soit qui puissent servir a tes buts artistiques!

Avec mes meilleurs voeux,
paper2pencil Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013
This is amazing. I would love to draw this!
Hermetic-Wings Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Congrat once again my friend. hope you will get another DD very soon...
gfriedberg Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello, and thanks very much for your kindness!

I always read your journal entries.  Concerning the political situation in Istanbul, has there been progress? --  we no longer receive any news of it.

Hermetic-Wings Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
The governement stop to establish a shopping center in the park in the middle of ıstanbul. But unless we are not get rid of them they will create some other scandals. I am not a political person anymore but I am getti,ng nervous every each of the day. recently  a speaker gave aspaech about the pregnant woman. He aid they must not walk freely on streets. Because they are reminding us they had sex so,  it is a source of shame!...can you believe it!?
 Please have a good week and please pray for us that we can get to valley that we can feel personal freedom...
thanks for your kind words :D
gfriedberg Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Dear friend, so good to have your response -- I always love to hear from you.

And thank you for the 'update'.   The news 'media' here decide to 'hype' something and for awhile the coverage is exploitational.  Then, when they decide they've exhausted it, or decide to give something else priority, then it's as if it never happened . . . our wonderful Marketing Culture!

And yes, inhumane ideology is not confined to any borders or culture.  Someone should point out to the speaker you quote that any time anyone -- woman or man -- appears in public with her parents or children she is publicly attesting to the AWFUL human fact of carnal intercourse.  The Fundamentalist Right here are just as crazy -- it's all the social fabric in its current tattered state can do to keep them from taking us back to the Dark Ages.

As you say about not being a political person any more, my friends and I are at an age where we would prefer the same, but whenever we get together the conversation tends irresistibly to these things -- we are all so discouraged and disappointed, often feel desperate.

Thanks again for your kindness -- it means a lot to me!

Hermetic-Wings Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes Gregg my friend, if I can have a chance I would educate them again form the beginning by washing their brains up very carefully to remove such kind of selfish and ego centric world of such people... If a man only thinks for himself then we must be aware that he is not only selfish but also he is sick and must be cured...because human live socially so we must take care of the benefit of the society. Then if we are so helpful for the society then society will take care about us also...
so being educated by brain washing like they do on the legendary movie of Stanley Kubrick named as " Clockwork Orange" then they can only see what is good for the society in a way we ask from them ( please don't think that I am meaning to act like Fascists, I am just bored from their silly ideas very much...)
I am so shaming that I am transferring such a world to the next generation. So whenever we set down with my friend same age at me, we are discussing what kind of precautions we must arrange to keep those new generations away from such weird business. I am feeling responsible about it...that's what I am feeling!
Hope to see your nice photographs of your very extra ordinary poses my friend. Take very good care of you :D :D :D
Eternia2012 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful description :heart:
gfriedberg Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!! -- and for the <fav>
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