Saturday, August 30, 2014

Carved From Stone

                     ... when weapons were carved from stone ... every death tinged with obsidian

The photograph is mine.


  1. reasons to defend, to kill seemed more relevant then, than now.

  2. That dark volcanic glass seems to have formed a permanent layer of human psyche. Would it were otherwise. War is no longer defensive, but a failure of reason.

    1. That's a wonderful way of expressing what I believe to be true. It is very much a part of my psyche and I think everyone's psyche whether fully aware or not. I've spent a great deal of time in the SW among ruins where it's ubiquitous.

      Yes,a failure of reason. You have a a very poetically concise way of expressing important truths.

  3. Seems that "progress" has been measured by technology, not character.


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