Egg

 
Near the Lover’s Lane DART station, Dallas, TX
 

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“If there is a hard, high wall and an egg that breaks against it, no matter how right the wall or how wrong the egg, I will stand on the side of the egg. Why? Because each of us is an egg, a unique soul enclosed in a fragile egg. Each of us is confronting a high wall. The high wall is the system which forces us to do the things we would not ordinarily see fit to do as individuals . . . We are all human beings, individuals, fragile eggs. We have no hope against the wall: it’s too high, too dark, too cold. To fight the wall, we must join our souls together for warmth, strength. We must not let the system control us — create who we are. It is we who created the system. (Jerusalem Prize acceptance speech, JERUSALEM POST, Feb. 15, 2009)”
― Haruki Murakami

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6 responses to “Egg

  1. Fab photos and love the quotation, Bill. Yesterday I was walking towards the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow’s city centre. I came across a display of coloured eggs – a charity/Easter effort. It was pretty cool, certainly unusual and a nice surprise. 🙂

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