Unsheathe your dagger definitions. Horseness is the whatness of allhorse. Streams of tendency and eons they worship. God: noise in the street: very peripatetic. Space: what you damn well have to see. Through spaces smaller than red globules of man’s blood they creepy-crawl after Blake’s buttocks into eternity of which this vegetable world is shadow. […]Read more "Duelling words unsaid in the library"
On the fifteenth of September, 2006, three shots echoed in the carpark of a factory in Clarence, New York state. A 22 year old man was shot dead, his blood spilt over the front seats of his utility. Thomas Montogmery, a middle-aged father of two, married in small town America, had killed one of his […]Read more "Oedipal ectasies in small town America"
Supposing truth to be a woman – what? is the suspicion not well-founded that all philosophers, when they have been dogmatists, have had little understanding of women? that the gruesome earnestness, the clumsy importunity with which they have hitherto been in the habit of approaching truth have been inept and improper means for winning a […]Read more "Solitary animal mores"
The less time the society requires to produce wheat, cattle etc., the more time it wins for other production, material or mental. Just as in the case of an individual, the multiplicity of its development, its enjoyment and its activity depends on economisation of time. Economy of time, to this all economy ultimately reduces itself. […]Read more "Time is a landing field"
In modernity, I am emale would point to Descartes as one of the early pioneers of AI: And yet what do I see from the window but hats and coats which may cover automatic machines? Yet I judge these to be men. The activity of the critical faculty is what constitutes a proof of the […]Read more "Man or machine?"
The World is Flat 3.0 | MIT World. The title of this talk/book is as redundant as its hypothesis. Friedman extols the use of the Internet and the empowerment of the individual – more magical writing. In the transition from more primitive societies, the empowerment of the individual meant the ‘magicians’ became the ruling class. […]Read more "The World is Flat 3.0"
In our push towards space and to consolidate our efforts to leave the space station, Earth, we may be burning our bridges Space tourism could have big impact on climate – space – 26 October 2010 – New Scientist. Of course, this kind of space travel refers to a stellar tourism industry and NOT the […]Read more "We’re all here to go into space"