After reading several articles and watching videos on the Richard Sherman incident and subsequent backlash, I just couldn’t help but think about racism. We are so quick to be angry when things like this happen. Anti-semitic and racist have become instinctive rebuttals in our society. I’ve thought about this a lot over the years and I came to a conclusion quite a while before the fateful January 19 football madness: everyone is a racist. Yes, I said it. You who’s reading this, your mom, your dad, all racist. You too black man. And me too.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the conditions that surround him. The unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
—George Bernard Shaw
We are still a long way from the camera that would be, oh, like the telephone: something that you use all day long…a camera which you would use not on the occasion of parties only, or of trips only, or when your grandchildren came to see you, but a camera that you would use as often as your pencil or your eyeglasses.
The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
To abstain from enjoyment which is in our power, or to seek distant rather than immediate results, are among the most painful exertions of the human will
This was dope… (Taken with Instagram)
Skate where the pucks going, not where it’s been.
I hope that from wherever you are , you can still see me and I hope that I make you proud , still.
I’m still pleased with myself for researching, purchasing and installing my own RAM this past week. Now I can run 20 tabs on Chrome and Safari simultaneously (#DontJudgeMe) and not be slowed down!