Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

What a movie!! Very inspiring and had some real good humour. Spoiler Alert!!

I recently watched this movie and it had quite the impact on me, I must say. So good I had to write about it. I got many things from that movie that I can make use of in my growth in life, and that I’d like to share.

First of all I felt that it was about faith, in the sense that if you truly believe in something stand for what you believe in. It demonstrated conviction(which is in a way a little like being insane if you ask me), and how it makes one unstoppable, passing all obstacles to reach the goal. Magic happens when you don’t give up, even when you want to. The universe always falls in love with a stubborn heart. I also felt the movie was about the realities of war, and being anti-war it really appealed to me. The way young men are drafted to go fight wars that in reality is a business; one that costs human life. And all so a few individuals can have deeper pockets, lined with the blood of innocent men. How after the war a soldier’s life is never the same again, they are scarred for life. Doss snr. lost his friends, became an alcoholic and began beating his wife. That war damages the psyche of many a soldier is quite evident in the world today. Also, choose your partner well. That’s self-explanatory.

Here are some of my favourite quotes from this fantastic film.

 

“I don’t know how I’m going to live with myself if I don’t stay true to what I believe.”

“In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.”

“Most of these men don’t believe the same way you do, but they believe so much in how much you believe.”

“Sgt Howell: I have seen stalks of corn with better physiques. Makes me want to pull an ear off, Private! Can you carry your weight?

Desmond Doss: Yes, Sergeant!

Sgt Howell: It should be easy for you then. Corporal!

Corporal Jessop: Sergeant.

Sgt Howell: Make sure you keep this man away from strong winds.” XD

 

If you haven’t watched this movie and can stand bloody war scenes(felt so real), please watch it, you won’t regret.

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via Daily Prompt: Dash
Dash

Rush and dash,

Huff and puff,

Don’t be late,

or you will regret

so many deadlines,

constantly running out of time,

Selling your soul,

Just to be rich

Chasing after a goal

that is always beyond reach.

So dash to your demise

The inevitable conclusion.

Repeat After Me: I am Free

Repeat After Me: I am Free

So recently started my attachment/internship., and observation of events around the workplace got me thinking about institutionalization and the matrix, which inspired this piece.

 

Red pill or blue pill?

You are at the mid-point, in limbo.

One puts you back to sleep

One wakes you up

you see all the tools employed

All the illusions destroyed

And you realize your insanity

In a world whose sanity

Is banked on vanity

And your everyday life

Is you living a lie

Freedom is not what

You think it is

You are a modern-day slave

Who would rather enjoy being chained

Than break the chains

And face the uncertainty

Of a free life