This is one brilliant movie. Its another Tarantino's alternative take on history where good triumphs over evil, in a very graphic, violent, but entertaining manner. Tarantino did this with INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, where Hitler was decimated in a most satisfying manner.
Of course, we know that these accounts are not historically accurate, but its a Tarantino for God's sake. Anyone who has seen Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, etc would know that Tarantino exaggerates
I hope followers of my siddon-blog will enjoy this TEDTalk by Bryan Stevenson as much as I did. Key phrase was "The opposite of poverty is not wealth -- the opposite of poverty is justice"
Here's another one of my thoughts about Humans in Animal Skin or is it Animals in Human Skin. In a recent post I described the Honeybadger, one of my fav animals. Today, the animal I want to describe is THE MEERKAT.
Here's a good description I found on the web:
The meerkat is a small mammal that inhabits the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa. Meerkats are highly social animals that live in groups called a "mob" or "gang".
Sometimes an individual meerkat
I have always wanted to see Brazil and I imagined I would love it. In fact many times in the past, I have felt Brazilian. When I was young, a TV show named La Fantastico was a staple in my home. I also had childhood friends who were born and raised in popo Aguda (Cuban/Brazilian quarters) in Lagos. Also, I have always liked Brazilian music, especially those that have African influences. Anyone following my choices on Pandora will know that Clara Nunes is a favorite
During the testimonials for Shinycoin in Toronto last weekend, his senior brother said that Shiny always admonished him to reach out and check on people, so that he would have many people attend his birthdays and other gatherings. This part of Shiny was evident in all the other testimonials as he's always willing to go the extra mile for others. It was also evident in his online activities and his push for social circles - an idea to push us away from individualism into the collective.