Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Some Very Large Peace Signs


"War would end if the dead could return. " -Stanley Baldwin


Signs made with bike boxes, used billboard vinyl and an overhead projector. They are intended as free political speech and placed on public property in accordance with rights granted under the First Amendment. The use of public property for the purpose of free political speech (placed in a safe, non-permanent fashion) is open to everyone.

"There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it." -Havelock Ellis

"To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice. " -Confucious

"It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission." -Grace Hopper

"The absence of risk is a sure sign of mediocrity. " -Charles de Foucauld

10 comments:

karin said...

Friggin tight work, as usual!!
This one in Novato is absolutely Muah, picture perfect!!

Max in Raleigh NC said...

Nice work as usual...awesome

Maryscott OConnor said...

God, Scarlet, you fill my very cold heart with something very like warmth.

timnayar said...

Ah ha! I totally saw that poster on my drive the other day. My first thought was, "I bet that this has something to do with Freewayblogger". Nice job. Made my day.

Fernando from La Boca said...

"He who cherishes the values of culture cannot fail to be a pacifist" ALBERT EINSTEIN

thanks Scarlet for enlightning our path.

r@d@r said...

huh. where in berkeley is that? not recognizing the place in the photo.

Freewayblogger said...

across the boating pond next to I-80, between Ashby and University Ave. exits.

probably still there.

r@d@r said...

got it! oh, i remember a lovely date at aquatic park in a rowboat with a young lady lo these many years ago...

what a great place to see a freeway blog. it's nice to see that simple yet profound statement in a beautiful natural setting. it's like...morning in america or something.

Dick Durata said...

You're a hero for our time, Freewayblogger!
The Novato one is great, freeway roadcut blogging rules!

Kevin said...

the one on 101n entering S Rafael is fantastic!