To repeat: The only reason we need smart weapons is because we are too stupid to stop fighting wars.
It is a beautiful, tragic irony that the most powerful symbol against slavery might be that of the stone slave, themselves eternally imprisoned in time and matter. There is something in this: the symbol creates and represents what it detests; minds (and cultures) create their own unwitting blind-spots in this way. Slavery is of course […]
Missing Images on this Blog
If you find references to images which are missing, please comment on the post – I will tidy it up. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Mobile Device Digital Detox ?
You can not actually detox from digital hyper-connectivity using digital devices, but who would be willing to let the truth get in the way of a good business model…
Impermanence: Tattoo Fascination
Investment in inscribed permanence and attachment to continuing body or concept and symbol is the very thing which emphasises and reminds us of the ultimate and inevitable transience-into-disassembly-and-nonexistence of this vessel and mind.
Historical ironies rarely possess such resonance…