The Magic of the Cities.

Zen promotes the rediscovery of the obvious, which is so often lost in its familiarity and simplicity. It sees the miraculous in the common and magic in our everyday surroundings. When we are not rushed, and our minds are unclouded by conceptualizations, a veil will sometimes drop, introducing the viewer to a world unseen since childhood. ~ John Greer

Sunday, December 4, 2011


(Sculptures by Jose Luis Cuevas)
The first thing we have to learn is that love is an art, just as living is an art; if we want to learn how to love we must proceed in the same way we have to proceed if we want to learn any other art. Maybe here lies the answer to the question of why people in our culture try so rarely to learn this art, in spite of their obvious failures: in spite of the deep-seated craving for love, almost everything else is considered to be more important than love: success, prestige, money, power - almost all our energy is used for learning of how to achieve these aims, and almost none to learn the art of loving.
Extracts from - The Art of Loving - By Erich Fromm.


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brattcat said...

you see 'love,' a deep compassion for our world and the creatures inhabiting it, with your camera and teach us to see, also.

Kate said...

It is wonderful to see such concentration on the readers' faces. Says something wonderful about the act of reading. The sculptures by Cuevas are splendid. I am almost enraptured by the musical piano piece. I should probably know how to identify it, but I don't but I'd like to know so I can get it for myself!

Unknown said...

Bontias fotos.
Un saludo