Principles of Adult Behavior

On August 15, 2013, Barlow participated in a Reddit AMA, where he shared his “Principles of Adult Behavior”, which were originally written in 1977 on the eve of his 30th birthday and have been in circulation ever since:

Be patient. No matter what.
Don’t badmouth: Assign responsibility, not blame. Say nothing of another you wouldn’t say to him.
Never assume the motives of others are, to them, less noble than yours are to you.
Expand your sense of the possible.
Don’t trouble yourself with matters you truly cannot change.
Expect no more of anyone than you can deliver yourself.

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Van Gogh writes…

In a particularly impassioned letter to Theo from October 2, 1884, Van Gogh writes:

If one wants to be active, one mustn’t be afraid to do something wrong sometimes, not afraid to lapse into some mistakes. To be good — many people think that they’ll achieve it by doing no harm — and that’s a lie…
That leads to stagnation, to mediocrity. Just slap something on it when you see a blank canvas staring at you with a sort of imbecility.

You don’t know how paralyzing it is, that stare from a blank canvas that says to the painter you can’t do anything. The canvas has an idiotic stare, and mesmerizes some painters so that they turn into idiots themselves.


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102 albuma koja morate čuti pre nego što odete u klimaks

Datum objavljivanja – Izvođač – Album – Izdavač – Producent


09.10.1964 – THE ANIMALS – The Animals – MGM/Columbia (EMI) – Mickie Most
30.08.1965 – BOB DYLAN – Highway 61 Revisited – Columbia – Bob Johnston/Tom Wilson +
03.12.1965 – THE BEATLES – Rubber Soul – Parlophone – George Martin ++
05.08.1966 – THE BEATLES – Revolver – Parlophone – George Martin ++
09.12.1966 – CREAM – Fresh Cream – Reaction – Robert Stigwood ++
04.01.1967 – THE DOORS – The Doors – Elektra – Paul A. Rothchild ++
12.03.1967 – THE VELVET UNDERGROUND – The Velvet Underground & Nico – Verve – Andy Varhol/Tom Wilson ++
12.05.1967 – THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE – Are You Experienced – Track – Chas Chandler ++ Continue reading