“You got a dream… You gotta protect it. People can’t do somethin’ themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want somethin’, go get it. Period.”
Chris Gardner - The Pursuit of Happyness
Not sure about the film, but I love that line.
Something Quiet: If media covered America the way we cover foreign cultures
Yet another massacre has occurred in the historically war-torn region of the Southern United States – and so soon after the religious festival of Easter.
Brian McConkey, 27, a Christian fundamentalist militiaman living in the formerly occupied territory of Alabama, gunned down…
Changing the perspective says something pretty important about American media culture - thankfully I live in the UK and the media I consume is varied and (at least a little) less heavily skewed.
“And to use something as elegant as a tree?
Imagine this design assignment:
Design something that makes oxygen, sequesters carbon, fixes nitrogen, distills water, makes complex sugars and foods, changes colours with the seasons, and self-replicates.…
and then why don’t we knock that down and write on it?”
~ William McDonough