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From David Rat “ I´ll not dirty my Art with your Money… So as I embark on this insane adventure of rekindling my career as an author and a recording artist…I am asking myself what exactly is the meaning of “Art”?.. hmmm….well…for me it was always a search for Truth..I learned that in ninth grade art class.. and to this day it remains the essence for me…and Truth is a rare commodity these days.. So here´s some truth for you… Your wallet is filled with Blood.. The truth is if we all don´t pull together…we´re fucked…The truth is…this is a new world…a world many said was coming to an end, which is in FACT…only just beginning..a world where if we all don´t do what we can..when we can…there is little to no hope… pray chant meditate all you want…that´s wonderful..positive energy is wonderful!…but without action it´s meaningless…absolutely fucking meaningless… I was so fortunate to hear his holiness the Dalai Lama speak in central park.. years and years ago…The thing I remember most about that day…the thing I have carried with me all this time was hearing him say…”when you stub your toe in the dark, your hand…instinctively, automatically without a single thought or hesitation goes to rub it…to comfort it…to take away the pain…” and that´s the way the world needs to be.. When one part of the world is hurting the rest of the world instinctively, automatically without a single thought or hesitation needs to be there to help, to heal…to comfort and alleviate suffering as best we can…” so I am here to tell you all…I will not dirty my Art with your money…I will not accept one dime for my writing or my music…This fund drive I am in the midst of to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy is only the beginning…next month it will be Castaway Critters, and the month after another.. and on and on… So for all of January www.songsaftersandy.com will receive %100 of all author proceeds..in addition to the one dollar per sale donated by www.open-bks.com ..So yeah if you have spent or spend $5 to download my book…$3.50 will go to the foundation..same for the paperback…When the new album comes out I will have a similar arrangement with www.Dromedary-Records.com .. I have always worked to support my art…even when I was signed to CBS/Sony…Now I am at least lucky enough to have a day job I love…teaching English to children…enabling them to communicate internationally…with the hope that together they will realize it´s only our imaginary Governments that want war and not them… I wrote a book about the bad choices I made and the suffering I endured as a result…now I am ready to turn poison into medicine…Alchemy… Because honestly, I am part of the %1…I am rich as fuck, in that I have known true love..and been shown true compassion.. and fueled by this I WILL change this fucking world…maybe only a miniscule bit at a time..…but I CAN and I WILL…WATCH ME… David Rat http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6565171.David_Rat

From David Rat “ I´ll not dirty my Art with your Money…

So as I embark on this insane adventure of rekindling my career as an author and a recording artist…I am asking myself what exactly is the meaning of “Art”?..

hmmm….well…for me it was always a search for Truth..I learned that in ninth grade art class.. and to this day it remains the essence for me…and Truth is a rare commodity these days..

So here´s some truth for you… Your wallet is filled with Blood.. The truth is if we all don´t pull together…we´re fucked…The truth is…this is a new world…a world many said was coming to an end, which is in FACT…only just beginning..a world where if we all don´t do what we can..when we can…there is little to no hope…

pray chant meditate all you want…that´s wonderful..positive energy is wonderful!…but without action it´s meaningless…absolutely fucking meaningless…

I was so fortunate to hear his holiness the Dalai Lama speak in central park.. years and years ago…The thing I remember most about that day…the thing I have carried with me all this time was hearing him say…”when you stub your toe in the dark, your hand…instinctively, automatically without a single thought or hesitation goes to rub it…to comfort it…to take away the pain…”

and that´s the way the world needs to be..

When one part of the world is hurting the rest of the world instinctively, automatically without a single thought or hesitation needs to be there to help, to heal…to comfort and alleviate suffering as best we can…”

so I am here to tell you all…I will not dirty my Art with your money…I will not accept one dime for my writing or my music…This fund drive I am in the midst of to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy is only the beginning…next month it will be Castaway Critters, and the month after another.. and on and on…

So for all of January www.songsaftersandy.com will receive %100 of all author proceeds..in addition to the one dollar per sale donated by www.open-bks.com ..So yeah if you have spent or spend $5 to download my book…$3.50 will go to the foundation..same for the paperback…When the new album comes out I will have a similar arrangement with www.Dromedary-Records.com ..

I have always worked to support my art…even when I was signed to CBS/Sony…Now I am at least lucky enough to have a day job I love…teaching English to children…enabling them to communicate internationally…with the hope that together they will realize it´s only our imaginary Governments that want war and not them…

I wrote a book about the bad choices I made and the suffering I endured as a result…now I am ready to turn poison into medicine…Alchemy…

Because honestly, I am part of the %1…I am rich as fuck, in that I have known true love..and been shown true compassion..

and fueled by this I WILL change this fucking world…maybe only a miniscule bit at a time..…but I CAN and I WILL…WATCH ME…

David Rat