“There is no God, no universe, no human race, no earthly life, no heaven, no hell. It is all a dream, a grotesque and foolish dream. Nothing exists but you. And you are but a thought –a vagrant thought, a useless thought, a homeless thought, wandering forlorn among the empty eternities!”
©ensorship Is it really in the artists best interest to work within the copyright system? And does it hurt culture? What is lost? Who gains? and what?
The Wiki Commons is an amazing resource for beautiful images and photos in the public domain or other creative commons type licenses.
I’ll offer just one almost random example here, artwork by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, The Serpent, 1887. The print depicts Hakamadare Yasusuke in a magical battle with Kidomaru.
“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.”
â€œIf you think knowledge is dangerous, try ignorance.â€