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Andrei's Universe

One man's journey from infinity to nothingness


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Andrei in the office
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Indignant Thelemic Lyrics to start the week

Some lyrics I heard on the way into the office today that struck a chord with where I am always trying to keep myself in life.

La Cage Aux Folles -

I am what I am
I am my own special creation.
So come take a look,
Give me the hook or the ovation.
It's my world that I want to take a little pride in,
My world, and it's not a place I have to hide in.
Life's not worth a damn,
'Til you can say, "Hey world, I am what I am."
I am what I am,
I don't want praise, I don't want pity.
I bang my own drum,
Some think it's noise, I think it's pretty.
And so what, if I love each feather and each spangle,
Why not try to see things from a diff'rent angle?
Your life is a sham 'til you can shout out loud
I am what I am!
I am what I am
And what I am needs no excuses.
I deal my own deck
Sometimes the ace, sometimes the deuces.
There's one life, and there's no return and no deposit;
One life, so it's time to open up your closet.
Life's not worth a damn 'til you can say,
"Hey world, I am what I am!"


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Jerry Herman's a great writer. You should hear some of his songs from the concept musical Miss Spectacular.

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