Archive for July, 2013

Internal Fear

Some good words on FEAR…

Simply Knowledge


You may have felt this when you were younger or you may feel this now. That fear, where you fear yourself. Not in the way most people would think. We all fear ourselves, in a way that is hard to explain, but I’ll try to explain it. I fear what I will become in the future, I may hate to admit it, but I fear myself. What I will do to people, as I grow older. I fear that I’ll go insane or crazy. This is an internal fear, a fear with has 0 rationality, or maybe it does and I simply can’t see it. We all have a fear, some of us fear hurting others unknowingly, and disappointing the people you care about etc. There are so many personal fears that we as humans have, its only normal.

I’ll explain one in detail, the hurting others unknowingly. This one…

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FRUITVALE STATION: a review and Q & A with writer/director Ryan Coogler

A nice review of FRUITVALE STATION with an interview of Ryan Coogler, the filmmaker.

Music Movies Thoughts

I can remember, back in January of 2009, starting the New Year as many do with new goals set, new expectations for myself, and the feeling of a fresh start. Then several days later, I was one of many persons who viewed a terrible tragedy on a YouTube video. It was a haunting and poignant reminder of how precious life is and how sudden it can be taken. I’m of course referring to the death of 22-years-old Oscar Grant III, who was murdered on January 1st, 2009 by a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit District) police officer at the now infamous Fruitvale subway stop in Oakland, CA. Oscar was removed from the train by BART officers, after he fought with rivals, and was shot in the back while lying face down on the train platform.

Among those persons who viewed the video was then 22-year-old film student Ryan Coogler, who…

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