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Revelation about graffiti

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by artsol, Apr 12, 2002.

  1. artsol

    artsol Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 4, 2002 Messages: 201 Likes Received: 0
    I think I've figured it out. Since it seems most writers put their names up to get their message out or to showcase their art because they have no other way to bring it to the people , it seems that in a perfect world there would be no graffiti. No evil corporations,insitutions or gov't to rebel against, everyone has what they need and want whether it be a gallery or magazine or whatever.Weird...but until then, I'll remain a nozzleneck.
    So by stopping graf, we help make a better world
    By continuing graf we show our hatred towards the fucked up status quo.
  2. ODW

    ODW Member

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 462 Likes Received: 0
    dude, you are a goddamn moron. have u ever even been up in your city? if you know what it was like to see yourself up everywhere you go, or the feeling when u finish a dope character or peice, u sure as fuck wouldnt have this ridiculous notion that graffiti is this movement against corporations. if u hate corporations so much than why do u own a computer? granted im not a fan of big business, but im typing on an HP, at a university, with nikes on. in a perfect world there wouldnt be morons recycling generic ass messages.
    and what the fuck is this about: "by stopping graff we make a better world"?! what the fuck kind of "nozzleneck" are you? graffiti makes this world a better place. it gives streets character, it gives the homeless something to enjoy, its a major creative outlet, etc, etc. shit, u gotta be a fuckin cop. no writer could be this stupid.

  3. amorphic

    amorphic Guest

    ummmm I don't know what sort of strange drugs you're taking but I do graffiti because it's an adventure and It's fun to put your name on someone else's stuff. :D
  4. Ceso One SAF

    Ceso One SAF Member

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  5. artsol

    artsol Junior Member

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    repeat for the ppl with heads so far up their asses their farts are 30 dBs:
    ' it seems that in a perfect world there would be no graffiti'
    graffiti is the weapon of choice for the opressed and rebels.
    In a perfect world no one would be opressed and since everything would be good there would be no NEED to rebel, ergo no graffiti.
    modern graf is a double-edged sword.
    so with the whole stop graf thing : since in a perfect world there would be no graf,wouldn't not writing make the world more perfect?
    or with the continue graf thing:keep writing graf to show the world that I hate blah blah blah,or I was never noticed and somehow hopefully people will wise up and stop and pay attention or stop whatever you're rebelling against.
    gasp...so in our modern sense if it worked...GRAFFITI WOULD BE DESTROYING ITSELF!

    Wow...and I thought everybody in universities were smart, I see SOMEBODY had to blow the dean of admissions.

    Don't hate on circular logic lol
  6. Ski Mask

    Ski Mask 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 11,114 Likes Received: 209
    not everyone does graff because they are rebeling or opressed...some of us just like it. Therefore your argument collapses. In a perfect world people would still paint all over stuff...we just wouldn't get shit on for doing it.
  7. metallix

    metallix Elite Member

    Joined: Oct 7, 2001 Messages: 2,955 Likes Received: 1
    yeah your argument that graffiti is for rebels and the oppressed does not work. think back to the 60's..why did people write then?
  8. artsol

    artsol Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 4, 2002 Messages: 201 Likes Received: 0
    I was waiting until someone brought that up.
    Finally a thought-out rebuttal rather than a waste of everyone's time.
  9. jedifive nyc

    jedifive nyc Member

    Joined: Mar 21, 2002 Messages: 349 Likes Received: 0
    ODW well said. graffiti doesnt in anyway free children from sweatshops, or smash coroprations. sounds like artsol is merely in his rebelious 15 year old "i hate the world" stage.
  10. ODW

    ODW Member

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 462 Likes Received: 0
    no shit. this muthafucka is makin our passion look like its some goddamn movement against conformity. look at ces one (fx), clearly one of the most talented writers around, rocks a daily 9-5 and is an average joe. im not saying every writer is like this, although the majority are, but it sure as shit doesnt show much for arugemnt's sake when a modern day innovater is your typical joe shmoe...cuz that is the farthest thing from conformity.
    go do your homework son.
  11. Fabo 2

    Fabo 2 Guest

    How dare you call this a revelation.
  12. whoami

    whoami Guest

    damn I was thinking this would be a thread about dudes who were aztec or egyptian that drew dope shit over that print they did on their walls because they didnt like it.....Like aliens and big words like Bodacious
  13. artsol

    artsol Junior Member

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    graffsurgeon Banned

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    ~KRYLON2~ 12oz Loyalist

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