Saturday, August 22, 2015

Extraordinary Discourse 239



Pieces De Resistance






All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
Henry David Thoreau


or woman....




















Saturday, August 15, 2015

Extraordinary Discourse 238


Logos Lego





Borges… like Joyce…used universal culture as an instrument of play.
Umberto Eco
Borges And My Anxiety Of Influence


























Saturday, August 8, 2015

Extraordinary Discourse 237




Aporetic Tikkun Olam








It is the lucid vertigo of a language that is trying to redefine the world while it redefines itself in the full knowledge that, in an age that is still uncertain, the key to the revelation of the world can be found not in the straight line but only in the labyrinth.
Umberto Eco
A Portrait Of The Artist As Bachelor










 

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Extraordinary Discourse 236


Thought Pivots






A mammal swells and circles and lays him down. You and I have finished swelling; our circling periods are playing out, but we can still leave footprints in a trail whose end we do not know.

Buddhism notes that it is always a mistake to think your soul can go it alone.
Annie Dillard
For The Time Being









Saturday, July 25, 2015

Extraordinary Discourse 235


Clips Up For Grabs






There’s something in me that just wants to create dialogue.  
          David Mamet