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TheSunRisesIntheEast wallpaper by th3rdeye TheSunRisesIntheEast wallpaper by th3rdeye
I got a funny thought today....

The sun rises in the east
Yet the west saw the light first.
Western enlightenment and colonization.
The sun may as well have set in the east.
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reckinyards Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2006
incredible man!
GJ really nice red color in it!
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th3rdeye Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2006
aww thanks
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RitsukoAkagi Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006  Professional General Artist
I am in love with this. You have no idea.
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th3rdeye Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2006
:heart:
your comment means a lot to me
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RitsukoAkagi Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2006  Professional General Artist
Well your work has really touched my soul! so I am glad it means a lot to you.
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th3rdeye Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2006
:glomp:
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omrx Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
ohh this is good :)
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th3rdeye Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
thank you omar ^_^
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maven2 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
Beautiful shot. I think there is an excellent explanation cosmologically why the sun rises in the east and sets in the west.. and from the west it heads back east, in a complete perfect cycle, as if there is not one part of the circle that is unimportant.
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th3rdeye Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
thank you (:
you do realise i was speaking metaphorically in my description right?
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maven2 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2006
As was I :p must have been way too subtle~
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th3rdeye Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2006
subtlety is an art....a rather delicate one
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Kronk023 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
beautiful shot.
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th3rdeye Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
thank you (:
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SirDayringer Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
what about the fertile crescent and the beginning of 'civilized' life in Mesopotamia?
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th3rdeye Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
i'm talking about today (:
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SirDayringer Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
I'm just wondering what the basis for the claim is. Especially since most of today's intelligent thought is based off the history of the East, examples being Ancient Rome and Greece as well as the Ancient Arabs who discovered played influential roles in the discovery of maths such as algebra.
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th3rdeye Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
my claims(although i didn't make any direct ones), might possibly be fallacious if we go into specific historical detail, but even if most of today's intelligent thought has its basis on eastern thought, the whole thing would appear to have turned around on its head.

perhaps the confusion arises from 'western enlightenment', which would refer specifically to the age of enlightenment. But my use of the term 'enlighten' would refer to imperialistic "civilizing missions" (stemming to a certain extent from the age of enlightenment) to make the rest of the world "see the light")

and many colonialist divide and rule strategies are the cause of present day problems in a lot of the nonwest

anyway, i didn't mean my words in an accusatory way...it would be very arrogant of me to do that while i'm sitting in front of a laptop in canada. it's just a general lamentation.
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mutahir Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
Very nice and Profound :)

Superb Image...
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