Susan's machine still has the message, but Susan isn't around anymore. She's the friend that died last week.How do I set my laser printer on stun?
There's a story, I forget where I heard it, about some guy who got sentenced to death somewhere in the Muslim world a few centuries back for having the name of Allah tattooed on the soles of his feet - the idea behind the death sentence being that the tattoo meant that with every step he was grinding the Holy Name into the dust and the shit.
While the ins and outs of whether or not such a reaction was over the top can be argued from here to kingdom come, the fact remains that the sole of the foot is quite probably not a good place to put positive slogans. Seems to me there are some pretty blatantly obvious symbolic and also quite physical reasons for this. I think that's what is disturbing me quite so seriously about this picture. 'Trust your heart' isn't a slogan I'd like to grind into the dust and the shit; the one on the other foot even less so.
My apologies if this comment constitutes a horrible case of bonfire-pissing. Even so...I amd itn ecaptiaghle of drinking sthis d dar - Dr T
I knew her feet well. We did foot massages after dancing.
Interesting the negative associations with the soles of the feet. There's great strength in the feet, they're where we connect to the earth. Connecting with the earth should be a beautiful thing, not a negative one.How do I set my laser printer on stun?
It doesn't make connecting with the earth a negative thing in any way, nor does it even imply necessarily a negative association with the sole of the foot, it's purely a question of the actual physical mechanics of the act, and the hypothetical question of whether you yourself would prefer to be trodden on or not. It absolutely doesn't make feet inferior in any way; quite the reverse - it gives them extra power - after all, whatever they tread on gets ground into the dust and shit.
Perhaps the deal is that connecting to the earth is such a beautiful and powerful, not to be fucked with thing, that the idea of anything getting in the way, or attempting to get in the way, no matter how positive-seeming, is just not possible, for some.I amd itn ecaptiaghle of drinking sthis d dar - Dr T