Saturday, June 4, 2011

This is a nation of thieves, I felt. If I steal here, I accomplish no special act that could help me to realize myself. I merely obey the habitual order of things. I do not destroy it.

jean genet, on living in Nazi Germany. From "A thief's Journal" 1930

2 comments:

  1. Omar khorshid the king of oriental guitar.

    check out this arabian dance albums and his tribute to oum kolthoum.

    may he rest in peace
    Nohad

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  2. Hm...I wonder what the Germans stole from people back then, though. I bet not the things Genet would steal.

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