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I thought I might yield

In the womb of your presence

Catching only gists

And laughing when it suits me

Eyes confined behind

An eclipsing smile… 89 more words


Quote of the Day

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

—Aldous Huxley


Shot of the day: James Bay (Cyber) Cafe

Cyber cafes: They actually still exist! Steffani Cameron snapped this shot of Victoria, BC favourite James Bay Coffee and Books two weeks ago. It’s odd that a cyber anything would be retro, but that’s a side effect of living on internet time. 37 more words


Henri Bergson, Neoplatonist and the Cubist Aesthetic: Part Six

Bergson held that because the brain is a ‘biological instrument’ its capacity for intelligence is restricted to the taking of ‘snapshots’. Modern science likewise substitutes signs for the objects themselves. 918 more words


Making the Abstract Concrete

A few weeks ago, I posted the following quip as my Facebook status:

You don’t really get _Civilization and its Discontents_ till you bring up a child. 383 more words