In an excellent interview with the Daily Grail, author Alan Moore talks about the spirits of a place, time and simultaneity, and how the ephemeral artifacts of the current times are making it harder for the next generation to be imaginatively creative – something we should all be worried about.
Consciousness is simply one’s own perception that others also perceive you as a thinking thing out there in a world of thinking things. – Your Joyful Benefactor
We can never own the new digital spaces that are springing up around us, we can only inhabit them. Like the spaces that we ‘physically’ move through; the rooms of our home, the countryside, and the city – we have never, ever owned any of these.
All of the energy in the Universe is the product of oppositions – a manifestation of the tension between the ideal states of Something and Nothing. Corollary. – The total amount of energy in the universe is zero, because the states of things only change as they pass through time (a narrative) using up the […]
The artist decides he can’t stand the smell of oil paint any longer. He doesn’t understand the reason why, because he used to love it. He gets annoyed by the paint drips and the constant cleaning with thinners that irritate his skin. His apartment, one of ten thousand in the block, is so small that […]
How does a number such as Pi exist in the universe? It’s probably been written down to certain degrees of accuracy many times over – and stored on as many electronic devices. Some people can hold hundreds of digits of it in their heads. However, when you think of a circle, try to imagine those […]
Our understanding of the Universe does not change through discovery. Our discoveries change the fabric of the Universe itself – inventing it as we go. – Your Joyful Benefactor
Reality is not always probable, or likely. – Jorge Luis Borges