Monday, July 9, 2007

"The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Whoever wants to be born must destroy a world. The bird flies to God. That God's name is Abraxas" - Hermann Hesse, Demian

15 comments:

*ItkUpiLLi* said...

Fine quote...hermann hesse one of my favourities in 70's.....

...like Santana's Abraxas....was cool too...Black Magic Woman....

*ItkUpiLLi* said...

Both remind me about my history teacher...he was cool man....

Rob said...

he is my favorite, damien and steppenwolf iv read hundreds of times
lol, yup , santanas is my life, i seen him in concert at least 30-40 times ,

*ItkUpiLLi* said...

OMSG!!!cool!!!!

Rob said...

last time was in mexico , on his birthday

Rob said...

whoever wants to be born must destroy a world, thats so heavy , intense, writers are magicians and hesse was the best.

*ItkUpiLLi* said...

:)

ThanKwee-Anajo said...

In order to grow we must first die. Rebirth. That kind of thing.

Slay the dragon.

ThanKwee-Anajo said...

This Abraxas dude is supposed to be both a God and a Demon. Like most of us, he has the potential for both good and evil.

Rob said...

yes , you read damien? anajo?

Rob said...

it comes down to making a choice. thats what life is about , you have to chose! but both at the end are the same, i rather create than destroy , i choose , art.

drips of paint said...

Very enlightening... well said rob.

I do not know who Abraxas is but I like what you said//..you have to chose, but both at the end are the same,........//

I do not know too much about Hindu religion but I think their dieties and gods are the exact representation of both creation and destruction...very similar to the message I heard here from you and anajo.

And if you do not mind me asking who is hesse, and damien?

Rob said...

Hermann hesse , german writer, Demian is one of his books, also steppenwolf is another of his books , a must read. demian is about his his youth , his mystical experiances, very good stuff.

Rob said...

lol @ anajo , very well said.
HI KIRSI you are always in my HEAD.
my spelling is the worst i must learn english.my apologies to everyone.

*ItkUpiLLi* said...

HI ROB...me in your HEAD...you in my HEAD...:)