THATS FUCKED UP MAN
D: Is it sad that I find this funny?
November 4, 1961
Our Russian guards are anxious. Kargin interrupted me today: “If war, everything kaputt! Wife kaputt, houses kaputt, Kargin kaputt!" Spitefully, he added, "Kennedy kaputt too, Khrushchev kaputt. Ha, ha, ha!” I laughed along with him. Turning suddenly serious, he asked, “Why you laugh?”
I said: “Prison kaputt too.”
- Albert Speer, Spandau: The Secret Diaries
Northern Gannet’s dance in the sunlight in Heligoland, Germany.
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Photograph by Robert Sommer
Seconds that. “Honey, I don’t care if you think your ass is huge and you have a hard time buying pants that fit… I LIKE YOUR BUTT!” *ahem* That’s how I get through my day without crying over my weight.
1 | German: Waldeinsamkeit
A feeling of solitude, being alone in the woods and a connectedness to nature. Ralph Waldo Emerson even wrote a whole poem about it.
"Here in America we are very apt to say to ourselves, ‘We are much too civilized for such a situation to develop. We could not possibly regress to the point where a small group could seize total power’…Are we then, so very different from these people on whom totalitarianism has been painfully and brutally imposed? The answer is that, so far as I can determine, there is no real difference between the individual German and the individual American…It is a deeply disturbing experience to return from Nuremberg to America and find the same racial prejudice that the Nazis preached being roused here in the same words that rang through the corridors of the Nuremberg jail."
- Dr. Douglas Kelley, Nuremberg Psychiatrist