The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is a cornerstone work of High Renaissance art. The ceiling is that of the large Papal Chapel built within the Vatican between 1477 and 1480 by Pope Sixtus IV after whom it is named, and was painted at the commission of Pope Julius II. The chapel is the location for papal conclaves and many important services. The … More Sistine Chapel ceiling
He is great.
Niccolo Machiavelli, the Father of Modern Politics, author of The Prince. Also known as the Mafia’s bible.
They must find it difficult… those who have taken authority as the truth, rather than the truth as the authority -G. Massey, Egyptologist
Update: Zeitgeist: The Movie, Zeitgeist: Addendum & Zeitgeist: Moving Forward are all on Netflix.
The Constitution of the Roman Republic was a set of guidelines and principles passed down mainly through precedent. The constitution was largely unwritten and uncodified, and evolved over time. Rather than creating a government that was primarily a democracy (as was ancient Athens), an aristocracy (as was ancient Sparta), or a monarchy (as was Rome before and, in many respects, after the Republic), the Roman constitution mixed these three elements, thus creating … More Constitution of the Roman Republic
Men can’t respect you if you don’t respect yourself. And while you praise (mostly by men) that commonly used phrase let me continue by explaining the ignorance surrounding it. A girl who does not respect herself has most often and more likely gone through much pain in her life. It did in some sense begin with her parents and … More Men Can’t Respect You If You Don’t Respect Yourself
You have probably seen this image & the likes of it as humoristic cartoons but do you know what it actually represent? It depicts, according to the well known creator Leonardo Da Vinci, the ideal human proportions. The Vitruvian Man, Italian: Le proporzioni del corpo umano secondo Vitruvio, is a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci around 1490. It is accompanied by notes based on … More Vitruvian Man
Buddism is a higher mental calm and clarity, philosophy or psychotherapy. Buddhism is not a religion since Buddhism has no supreme God, instead a great teacher called a Buddha (‘one who is awake’ — in the sense of having ‘woken up to reality’) or The Awakened One. Religion is the belief in and worship of … More LET ME EXPLAIN BUDDHISM
I need to comment on this video/track. It made me react. Men say that women can’t handle the truth but TRUTH is you weren’t truthful from the beginning. Fuck you think dropping the truth after playing her along for a while or long. You should have been straight from the start, not leading her on… … More My Opinion on Future – Honest
The End of the World lyrics Lupe Fiasco [Hook] This world ends, this world ends This world ends, this world ends Now, now, now, now, now, now, now, now [Verse 1] She love her people so much Came to my show just to throw her flag up and Pray to God that I saw her Wonder … More End of the World
Genuine remorse, however, is a healthy state of mind—it is future-oriented, connect with hope and causes us to act, to change. – Dalai Lama