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Lumpen versus loose: but what of lumpoose?

As is so often the case for a mind slowing down, things only acquire full sense and meaning after a fashion and only when made sensible and meaningful by attention to other things in parallel. 1,478 more words


Keynes on Newton

This story is about an institutional economist writing about a scientist seeking laws.

Nobel-laureate Steven Weinberg in his “To Explain the World” (Harper Collins, New York, 2015) tells an interesting story about Keynes and Newton (Ch. 343 more words


Magic: Disillusion

Hello again, these past few days I’ve been in a strange mental state, with anxiety from exams pressing on my back, but also counteracted by a sort of carefree, flamboyant behavior. 567 more words



We live in a sea of institutional facts… I get up in the morning in a house jointly owned by me and my wife. I drive to do my…

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Collective Intention

Inconvenient Objects Developed

In terms of pursuing the inconvenient objects and people becoming empowered through the experience of the object, I decided to follow through with this in the hope that people would claim the objects, over time if this object should become a burden, they then go through a secondary phase of empowerment, almost catharsis, where they must accept and let go of the object, either my leaving it somewhere or destroying it. 37 more words

Interruption - Intervention - Studios

After some less successful experiments last term I decided to take a more personal, political and direct approach to the theme of artwork in the institution. 271 more words