I’d Like To Repost Something I Deleted From My Blog

Biggest Big Name Influences:

Frida Kahlo:

For teaching me I can contribute despite my illness

Friedensreich Hundertwasser:

For teaching me to fight for peace and express myself radically

Pablo Picasso:

For teaching me to express myself in as many ways as possible

Caspar David Friedrich:

For teaching me to see beauty in nature

Vincent van Gogh:

For teaching me to work hard despite no Earthly reward

Annie Leibovitz:

For teaching me how beautiful photography can be

Steve McCurry:

For teaching me to explore the other

Joel Meyerowitz:

For teaching me to see the beauty in everyday life

Snorri Sturluson:

For teaching me about our heritage and openness of the spiritual mind

Gene Roddenberry:

For teaching me that a better tomorrow will come

William Shakespeare:

For teaching me to radically express love

Brothers Grimm:

For teaching me that escape fiction is potentially dangerous and beautiful

Patrick Stewart:

For teaching me morals through his depiction of Picard

Brent Spiner:

For teaching me to see the beautiful in the other through the depiction of Data

Leonard Nimoy:

For teaching me to embrace more than one world

John de Lancie:

For teaching me to think without constraint

Neil Gaiman:

For teaching me to appreciate my own thoughts despite what doctrine mandates

Douglas Adams:

For teaching me about the absurdity and beauty of comedy

Franz Kafka:

For teaching me to see what it is like to be opressed by the state

Antonio Vivaldi:

For teaching me about thematically paired music and beauty in music

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

For teaching me about Genius

Ludwig van Beethoven:

For teaching me about alienation from a corrupt elite and about opportunism

John Winston Ono Lennon:

For teaching me of the poetry in music and to be true to myself despite the danger

Nena:

For teaching me to love myself despite loss

Chipzel:

For teaching me to remember my child self

Martin Luther King Jr.:

For teaching me about the true meaning of justice

Vladimir Lenin:

For teaching me never to think yourself better than others

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin:

For teaching me to be humble despite great power

Mao Zedong:

For being disciplined when it comes to doing revolutionary work

Friedrich Engels:

For teaching me to rise above petty narratives and embrace materialist analysys of human societies

Karl Marx:

For giving me hope that we can indeed create a better world


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