Κυριακή, 17 Ιουλίου 2011

Reminder to Self and Friends

For the non Greek speakers, I translate, after the tragic occasion of the explosion at Mari's Naval Base 11-7-11 and the outrageous situation followed, a brief text I wrote here one and a half years ago. 'Cause the memory of the dead is not to be manipulated by and for anyone, and especially not for those who are equally responsible for the outcomes..

"First post of 2010. Rough, brief and scattered. Like the rain that comes and goes. Like the rumors buzzing over the media. It's a social sign of the times to distress and exploit anything "worth mentioning". That's everything most intimate, sex and death. For the viewers numbers, for politic bargains, for personal benefit, for fun. And somewhere in the middle ourselves trying to find (self-)respect. Well, it's a part of the game too. Everything can be taught. And everything is reinvented then. Knowledge is the most valuable weapon. And through knowledge you understand how naive you are and how many more "obvious" things you still have to learn. Goodnight..."

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