‘Got dirt, got air, got water and I know you can carry on…’ – The Philosophy of: Modest Mouse – The Good Times are Killing Me

If you’ve got water, oxygen to breathe, some shelter to maintain your body temperature, and some sort of food to get nutrients from (or dirt.) you’re good.  If you’ve got existence, you’ve got what you need (everything else in life is a bonus). Think of all the people who don’t …

The Philosophy of: Falcão & The Octopods in The Arrival – Many become One. (Another student of mine inspires me)

What do we actually need? Well, this song, and specifically Soja, have an idea of what… And thanks to one of my students, Marcela who translated Falcão’s verse so beautifully and poetically from Portuguese, this is what Falcão thinks we do… Look for your dreams, your intentions, Open your mind for your …