Archive for January, 2015

Success Essay: Intolerance

January 11, 2015

I (We) Must Not Hate!

“When the dawn of intelligence shall have spread its wings over the eastern horizon of human progress, and Ignorance and Superstition shall have left their last footprints on the sands of time, it will be recorded in the last chapter of the book of man’s crimes that his most grievous sin was that of intolerance!

“The bitterest intolerance grows out of religious, racial and economic prejudices and  differences of opinion, as the result of early childhood training. How long, O God, Master of Human Destinies, until we poor mortals will understand the folly of trying to destroy one another, because we are of different religious beliefs, dogmas and creeds, racial tendencies and other superficial matters over which we do not agree?

Our allotted time on this earth is but a fleeting moment . Like a candle, we are lighted, shine for a moment and flicker out Why can we…

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A “Vook” (a combination of video and e-book): South African Grand Prix 1973

January 7, 2015

John Newton Photography (Amazon books)

January 5, 2015

JOHN'S PIX: Pictures (great) by my old friend John ("Jet")

Picture (above): The clouds break like sun-kissed waves in the sky…

(getting rather “poetic”, now John. And that’s a simile, by the way!

John’s various books on “the photographic journey” are available at

Art is never finished, only abandoned.”
– Leonardo da Vinci

“Art is at the highest reach of one’s creative imagination.”

“Your only limits are your own imagination.”

from http://www.craigsbooks.wordpress.com

“Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German philosopher and poet.

“They were like artists. What was envisioned in their minds happened on the pitch*.”
* and/or camera, canvas, screen, page of a book

“Talent does what it can genius does what it must.”

– Edward George Bulwer-Lytton.

Web sites: http://jetpix.wordpress.com/
www.johnsphotopics.wordpress.com  and www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

PPS
“This is the perfect Christmas present for people you are not that fond of ! Don’t be disappointed order in bulk…

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Monty Python on Novel-writing

January 2, 2015

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