Pale Blue Dot - Carl Sagan
Jason Mraz > I Won’t Give Up
Ms. G: I’d given up on you! Totally resigned myself to the notion that we’d never speak again.
Mr. M: Do I have to get you listening to Mraz’s “I Won’t Give Up On Us” now??
So then it was in my head all day. ;)
This is the greatest thing ever!
I asked a six year old what my movie should be about, and this is what he told me.
I’m sort of the disturbance in the force. I’m the one who’s forever going, “Why couldn’t it do this? Why can’t it do more of this?”
When everybody thinks it’s finished and it’s a masterpiece, I’m the one who comes in and throws a grenade into the middle of the room and goes, “Let’s go and get all differently.”
That’s really my job — creative nuisance — I think that should be my title. Question everything at all times, and then execute Plan B flawlessly.
Just found out that an ex-coworker died a couple days ago and I keep thinking about that Steve Jobs speech:
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all…
— Shakespeare from Hamlet
O day and night, but this is wondrous strange!
And therefore as a stranger give it welcome.
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
I’ve always loved that line from Hamlet. It’s a part of my personal philosophy and perspective on the universe and our place in it.
Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
Jason Mraz explains I Won’t Give Up on VH1 Storytellers.
If you can’t watch due to stupid-ass geo-block then here’s a Brasil link. There’s probably other country links out there.