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full circle

Sometimes things become intertwined in a full circle that initially escapes us since the assumed understanding is based on enlightenment principles guided by the linear progression of science and technology where evolution is rational and explainable. In Donald Kuspit’s The … Continue reading

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yells of awe and anger

The death instinct laying claim. Death making a deposit on even the most modest and humble aspirations, dragging us over the abyss back to the primal aesthetic root; as Nietsche said, if you look at the abyss long it begins … Continue reading

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hunters and collectors: carry that weight

For seemingly forever, sociologists, psychologists, and amateur pundits of all persuasions¬† have tried to comprehend why people collect; from the Collyer brothers to Eli Broad, it appears a pointless yet universal pursuit at least on the logical surface irrational waters … Continue reading

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garbage in-garbage out

The imperial infants.A baby formula, pablum, to convert sometimes vague, sometimes intense, but always complex emotions into a kind of trouble-free zone, a la-la land of pretend. Kitsch. The temptation. The seduction of idealized desire; to replace a higher and … Continue reading

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