You painted a naked woman because you enjoyed looking at her, put a mirror in her hand and you called the painting “Vanity,” thus morally condemning the woman whose nakedness you had depicted for you own pleasure.
John Berger, Ways of Seeing (via tobia)
kerdea asked: 24 and 28 and 29!
24 - The song you last sang:
I work with people who have dementia / Alzheimer’s sometimes. When I was trying to get this little Russian lady (who used to be a music teacher and doesn’t really talk anymore) to interact with me a little, I sang her the Tetris song, because it was the only Russian melody I could come up with (even though my mom used to sing Russian songs to me when I was little). I got a smile, but no words.
28 - A song that makes you scream when you hear it
… in a mix of horror and enjoyment: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xe35xe_taio-cruz-dynamite_music (not really, I’m a relatively quiet person)
29 - A song that makes you feel pumped up
Goran Bregovic has a couple of them:
semperidem asked: 3: A song that makes you feel badass!
Ok, another one - this is my favourite genre of song, anyways :)
(this is the kind of music I listen to when I leave the house in the morning)