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


  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

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