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Close-Up: 13 Examinations
by Thomas Altfather Good


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"In the society of men the truth resides now less in what things are
than in what they are not."
-- R.D. Laing

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Nikon F2 / Vivitar 28-205mm, Ilford HP-5 film)

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"Uncompromising adherence to the strict truth value of imagination
comprehends reality more fully." -- Herbert Marcuse

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Zenit 12XP / Helios 58mm, Ilford HP-5 film)

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"Why shouldn't we have happiness on earth?
Why shouldn't pleasure be the substance of life?
Let the masses vote on this question!"
-- Wilhelm Reich

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Zenit 12XP / Helios 58mm, Ilford HP-5 film)

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"Only useless things are indispensable."
-- Francis Picabia

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Nikon F2 / Vivitar 28-205mm, Ilford HP-5 film)

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"Memory is a motherfucker."
-- Bill Ayers

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Nikon D40x / Sigma 18-200mm)

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"The insanity of the whole absolves the particular insanities and
turns the crimes against humanity into a rational enterprise."
-- Herbert Marcuse

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Nikon D40x / Sigma 18-200mm)

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"Where are we headed for? For a distant shore?
Or some brand new war?" -- Gang Of Four

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Nikon D40x / Sigma 18-200mm)

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"In their erotic relations, they 'keep their appointments' - with charm,
with romance, with their favorite commercials."
-- Herbert Marcuse

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Pentax K110D / Tamron 70-300mm)

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"We are only a plurality of solitudes."
-- R.D. Laing

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Pentax K110D / Tamron 70-300mm)

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"Normality is a precarious condition."
-- Herbert Marcuse

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Pentax K110D / Tamron 70-300mm)

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"Free your mind and your ass will follow."
-- George Clinton

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Pentax K110D / Tamron 70-300mm)

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"It may be that we are puppets - puppets controlled by the strings of society.
But at least we are puppets with perception, with awareness. And perhaps our
awareness is the first step to our liberation."
-- Stanley Milgram

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Pentax K110D / Tamron 70-300mm)

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"People must refuse to be content with illusionary gratifications
which always end in a kind of fascism."
-- Wilhelm Reich

(Photo: Thomas Altfather Good, Pentax K110D / Tamron 70-300mm)

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