Fineness of Perception

I don’t understand life and I am afraid of it, my dear boy; I don’t know. Perhaps I am a morbid person, unhinged. It seems to a sound, healthy man that he understands everything he sees and hears, but that ‘seeming’ is lost to me, and from day to day I am poisoning myself with terror. There is a disease, the fear of open spaces, but my disease is the fear of life. When I lie on the grass and watch a little beetle which was born yesterday and understands nothing, it seems to me that its life consists of nothing else but fear, and in it I see myself.

—"Terror", Anton Chekhov (via ivankaramazovs)

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Filmmaking Wisdom from Stanley Kubrick

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Working in a variety of genres and a vast range of styles, with a perfectionist’s attention to detail, Stanley Kubrick’s cinema has earned him the recognition as one of the greatest filmmakers in history. His works remain among the most visionary and influential films ever made and…

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En attendant Godot (Waiting for Godot) premiered at the Théâtre de Babylone, Paris on 5 Jan. 1953.

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En attendant Godot (Waiting for Godot) premiered at the Théâtre de Babylone, Paris on 5 Jan. 1953.

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