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UPDATE

An update on where I’ve been.

I would like to thank everyone for their continued support of ‘The Art of Overthinking’. As you may have noticed, I haven’t posted anything in a while – this is because I have been collaborating on a project with a good friend of mine, Robyn. It has taken precedent, as the project in question in a new blog, entirely separate from ‘The Art of Overthinking’.

The new blog, which is independent of this particular blog, is called ‘Bringing Justice‘, and hopes to shed light on issues surrounding Justice, including: Derek Bromley, Aboriginal/ Indigenous Deaths in Custody, the Black Lives Matter movement, and general issues of injustice within Australia and beyond.

I would very much encourage you to take the time to have a look at ‘Bringing Justice‘, and hope it can be a way for you to learn more, start a conversation, or simply see a different perspective. I will be focusing more energy into ‘Bringing Justice‘ for the time being, while also working to re-model ‘The Art of Overthinking’ to still be an active site.

Although I have had a lot of fun with ‘The Art of Overthinking’, I believe that the current issues our society (and world) face are much more pressing than my own musings. People of Colour are suffering and dying everyday at the hands of a system that is racist, suppressive and unfair in the extreme. Injustices are occurring more frequently, rather than less frequently, and I believe that there needs to be a change. And I would like to be a part of that change, in any way that I can.

Much love,

Shayde

Quote Of The Day 04/04/2020

SATURDAY, 04/04/2020:

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‘I raise my voice not so that i can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard.’

– Malala Yousafzai

Quote Of The Day 03/04/2020

FRIDAY, 03/04/2020:

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‘Your life, time, and brain should belong to you, not to an institution.’

– Grace Lwellyn

Quote Of The Day 02/04/2020

THURSDAY, 02/04/2020:

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‘Washing ones’ hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.’

– Paulo Freire

Quote Of The Day 01/04/2020

WEDNESDAY, 01/04/2020:

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‘April Fools’ is the only day to take people seriously.’

– Criss Jami

Quote Of The Day 31/03/2020

TUESDAY, 31/03/2020:

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‘If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.’

– Barack Obama

Quote Of The Day 30/03/2020

MONDAY, 30/03/2020:

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‘Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.’

– Abraham Lincoln

Quote Of The Day 29/03/2020

SUNDAY, 29/03/2020:

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‘Only through action do words take meaning.’

– Freechild Institute

Quote Of The Day 28/03/2020

SATURDAY, 28/03/2020:

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‘Hearing him talk about his mother, about his intact family, makes my chest hurt for a second, like someone pierced it with a needle.’

– Veronica Roth