Monthly Archives: March 2013

J Z Young

We can regard all seeing as a continual search for the answers to questions posed by the brain. The signals from the retina constitute “messages” conveying these answers (p. 119).’ -J.Z.Young 1978. from History of Cognitive Neuroscience

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Tropic of Night

The ethnographer observes the informant, at the same time observes herself observing the informant, because she, the ethnographer, is part of a culture to Objectivity is the leprosy of anthropology Most of the rest of life is about attention Any … Continue reading

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(Bruce Levine)

‘degrees and credentials are primarily badges of compliance’ ‘those with extended schooling have lived for many years in a world where one routinely conforms to the demands of authorities. Thus, for many MDs and PHDs, people different from them who … Continue reading

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Ideas spill out, and materialize. The world we see, its like a calm body of water, reflecting with ease, that which we are.

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My Dinner with Andre

I could always live in my art, but never in my life ‘So calm, like a chapter in Moby Dick when the wind (…) out of the sails’ ‘They’re living in a insane dreamworld’ ‘People are performing so much in … Continue reading

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Bukowsky, Charles

You can’t beat death, but you can beat death of life

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Robert Johnson

If you cry about a nickel, you die about a dime.

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