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尚德事件目击报告

(将军澳尚德邨)停车场被烛光包围
Pang | 2019.12.12

10:36 新闻

读到周梓乐去世的消息,估计今天尚德一定会发生很多事情。

从坑口经过文曲里,再穿过将军澳运动场,就可以看到商德停车场了。停车场是尚德邨两栋大厦的底座,一共三层,第三层由天桥和尚德广场、富康花园商场以及将军澳运动场相连,是附近居民区的交通要道。四天前的冲突中,周梓乐就是从第三层跌落到第二层而受伤以致死亡的。我没有立刻上去,在富康花园商场逛了一下,这里有菜市场和干货铺,但没有卖花的店铺。

11:32 停车场

临近中午走过天桥,跟着路人向停车场内部走去。在三楼看见有人趴在栏杆上向下张望。

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A University Too Far

(九龙佑宁堂)礼堂内被困的人们
Pang | 2019.12.22

11月17号,经过一天的战斗,包围圈渐渐缩小直至关闭,学校内有一千多人被困。夜晚,“救Poly”的呼声在网络上蔓延。

弥敦道

晚上10点半,巴士在美孚被堵,有黑衣人在路上设路障,我只能下车步行。过了几条街又上了另一架巴士,因为旺角地区的活动,车最终也只到深水埗。下车时离理大还有4.7公里,步行应该不到一个小时。

弥敦道上已无车辆,马路上很多人,有些路口地下有砖块。另一些路口已有路障,还有被烧过的垃圾,消防员救熄之后正在离去。

接近旺角时,路上的砖块越来越密,而街上的人也越来越多。

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荃湾开花事件

(防暴警于荃湾某楼上)麦当劳截查
Pang | 2019.12.05

19:30 前奏

我和Betty决定去看看荃湾开花的现场。下了楼穿过荃湾公园,过了杨屋道,沿着禾笛街走到沙咀道。

沙咀道和大河道交界处有很多记者,大河道以东聚集着示威者和街坊,而大河道以西有大量警车,天桥上也有警察走动,不时用电筒照射人群。

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纳粹上台真的是人民的选择吗?

纳粹上台真的是人民的选择吗?纳粹政府又为什么要千方百计塑造这样一种形象?
高林 | 2020.03.31

提起纳粹,一般中国人最熟悉的或许是二战初期的闪电战,惨绝人寰的大屠杀以及纳粹德国最后的疯狂和毁灭。对于纳粹究竟是如何上台的,我们一般人只有一个模糊的印象,即——纳粹是依靠合法的民主选举上台的。我们的传统叙事把纳粹德国只当成某种魔鬼般的不可理喻的存在,以及以理性著称的德国人陷入了集体性的迷失。但实际上,在全球化日渐退潮,民粹主义和民族主义愈发强势的今天,搞清楚纳粹是如何以及为何上台,随着记忆的消退变得越来越重要。

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梁二:不栖

Cycling in the Alps
Pang | 2019.12.17

不好意思重发一次,之前在路上无法在文章里放视频。

这段MV是今年春天三月到六月时,我们经过法国和瑞士时拍的,主要记录我们每天扎营做饭以及路上见到的各种人物、动物、风景。

前后9分钟,没有说什么话,但配着Mew的Comforting Sounds,观看时最好带上耳机。

现在看来,那段旅程好像发生在另一个世纪,天真而遥远,每天就是最基本最简单的生活。虽然再过三个月我们又要回到路上,不知道是否还能进入那种无忧无虑的状态。

最后一段是从法国翻越一个山坳到达瑞士,看到云中的城市时,我兴奋地大叫。那天是六月九号。

2019年可能是我人生中最重要的一年。之前每个10年,我都以为自己变化足够大了,可能人到中年,会平稳下来,不再改变观念,不再接受不再愤怒不再恐惧不再茫然。这一年是一个响亮的反证。

新年快乐。

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Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish

Steve Jobs at Stanford during his 2005 Commencement speech.
| 2005.06.12

I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to a college graduation. Today I want to tell you three stories from my life. That’s it. No big deal. Just three stories.

The first story is about connecting the dots. I dropped out of Reed College after the first 6 months, but then stayed around as a drop-in for another 18 months or so before I really quit. So why did I drop out? It started before I was born. My biological mother was a young, unwed college graduate student, and she decided to put me up for adoption. She felt very strongly that I should be adopted by college graduates, so everything was all set for me to be adopted at birth by a lawyer and his wife. Except that when I popped out they decided at the last minute that they really wanted a girl. So my parents, who were on a waiting list, got a call in the middle of the night asking: “We have an unexpected baby boy; do you want him?” They said: “Of course.”

My biological mother later found out that my mother had never graduated from college and that my father had never graduated from high school. She refused to sign the final adoption papers. She only relented a few months later when my parents promised that I would someday go to college. And 17 years later I did go to college.

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I have a Dream

In his iconic speech at the Lincoln Memorial, King synthesized portions of his earlier speeches to capture both the necessity for change and the potential for hope in American society.
Dr. Martin Luther King | 1968.08.23

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of their captivity.

But one hundred years later, the Negro still is not free. One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination. One hundred years later, the Negro lives on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity. One hundred years later, the Negro is still languished in the corners of American society and finds himself an exile in his own land. And so we’ve come here today to dramatize a shameful condition.

In a sense we’ve come to our nation’s capital to cash a check. When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the “unalienable Rights” of “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note, insofar as her citizens of color are concerned. Instead of honoring this sacred obligation, America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked “insufficient funds.”

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Ich bin ein Berliner

There is a widespread belief that Kennedy confused being from Berlin with being a type of German pastry called Berliner. That is Fake News.
John F. Kennedy | 1963.06.26

I am proud to come to this city as the guest of your distinguished Mayor, who has symbolized throughout the world the fighting spirit of West Berlin. And I am proud – And I am proud to visit the Federal Republic with your distinguished Chancellor who for so many years has committed Germany to democracy and freedom and progress, and to come here in the company of my fellow American, General Clay, who – who has been in this city during its great moments of crisis and will come again if ever needed.

Two thousand years ago – Two thousand years ago, the proudest boast was “civis Romanus sum.” Today, in the world of freedom, the proudest boast is “Ich bin ein Berliner.”

There are many people in the world who really don’t understand, or say they don’t, what is the great issue between the free world and the Communist world.

There are some who say – There are some who say that communism is the wave of the future. And there are some who say, in Europe and elsewhere, we can work with the Communists. And there are even a few who say that it is true that communism is an evil system, but it permits us to make economic progress.

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We Shall Fight on the Beaches

There is to be no whistling or unnecesary noise in this passage.
Winston Churchill | 1940.06.04

I have, myself, full confidence that if all do their duty, if nothing is neglected, and if the best arrangements are made, as they are being made, we shall prove ourselves once again able to defend our Island home, to ride out the storm of war, and to outlive the menace of tyranny, if necessary for years, if necessary alone.

At any rate, that is what we are going to try to do. That is the resolve of His Majesty’s Government-every man of them. That is the will of Parliament and the nation.

The British Empire and the French Republic, linked together in their cause and in their need, will defend to the death their native soil

The British Empire and the French Republic, linked together in their cause and in their need, will defend to the death their native soil, aiding each other like good comrades to the utmost of their strength.

Even though large tracts of Europe and many old and famous States have fallen or may fall into the grip of the Gestapo and all the odious apparatus of Nazi rule, we shall not flag or fail.

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