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Meaning in fiction, poems/songs, everyday life

Meaningful: celebrating all that makes life meaningful. Symbolic and allegorical stories, songs and films; cultural / social movements; inspiring biography.



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My Funny Valentine Ella Fitzgerald

One of my all time favourite songs, and an antidote to the superficial world of ‘pop’ and appearances With chords for piano and guitar: Click the image for a larger view. My Funny Valentine Ella Fitzgerald Am       Am -maj7       Am7          Am6My funny valentine, sweet, comic valentine – F           Dm7     Dm6     E7     Dm     E7You make me … Continue reading My Funny Valentine Ella Fitzgerald The post My Funny Valentine Ella Fitzgerald appeared first on pjf.

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Individual versus dogma – Harraga

Harraga by Boualem Sansal One of the best books I’ve read recently. Harraga means ‘those who burn’, in this context it’s someone who attempts to illegally immigrate to another country/regime.  The book was written in French, by the Algerian writer Boualem Sansal, and translated into English by Frank Wynne. The book is set mostly in … Continue reading Individual versus dogma – Harraga The post Individual versus dogma – Harraga appeared first on pjf.

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the choice

The Choice Heaven on Earth Rivers of Blood? The Love of Power The Power of Love? Related: love, meaningful, poems, power, psychology,  The post the choice appeared first on pjf.

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The Eagle’s Throne – Carlos Fuentes

A fine book, set in the very near future. Due to a disagreement with the USA, Mexico finds itself without telecommunications, so people begin writing letters again! This is a problem for hard hearted politicians, because they believe it is unwise to ever commit anything to writing. They like everything that other people say to … Continue reading The Eagle’s Throne – Carlos Fuentes The post The Eagle’s Throne – Carlos Fuentes appeared first on pjf.

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consumerism, happiness and creativity

Consumerism never made anyone happy.  Look at the faces (and bad manners) in any supermarket and you’ll see.  In contrast, making or mending anything always produces satisfaction – try it 🙂  thought for the day:-  there’s lizards, there’s snakes  and corporate greed  the hoardings instruct me  ‘want more than you need’ no thanks … (tags: … Continue reading consumerism, happiness and creativity The post consumerism, happiness and creativity appeared first on pjf.

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Emily Dickinson stood up and lived

I’m pleased to hear that she lived 🙂 Emily DickinsonThree times — we parted — Breath — and I —Three times — He would not go —But strove to stir the lifeless FanThe Waters — strove to stay. Three Times — the Billows tossed me up —Then caught me — like a Ball —Then made … Continue reading Emily Dickinson stood up and lived The post Emily Dickinson stood up and lived appeared first on pjf.

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Love is the Seventh Wave – Sting

A fine song from Sting, apparently expressing his interest in synchronicity and meaning. Love is the Seventh Wave – Sting with lyrics Love Is The Seventh Wave In the empire of the sensesYou’re the queen of all you surveyAll the cities, all the nationEverything that falls your way, I sayThere is a deeper world than … Continue reading Love is the Seventh Wave – Sting The post Love is the Seventh Wave – Sting appeared first on pjf.

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Democracy and money

Part 1 of Lawrence Lessig on the role of money in American (western) “democracy” and politics. Lawrence Lessig on Institutional Corruption part1 Congress Talk begins at about 14 minutes:  Conclusions: 1. Those in power could care less who gets the votes, so long as they can choose the candidates. 2. Those in power, in the USA, … Continue reading Democracy and money The post Democracy and money appeared first on pjf.

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