Words, Quote, Geek Out
The truth of art lies in its power to break the monopoly of established reality (i.e., of those who established it) to define what is real.”
–Herbert Marcuse, The Aesthetic Dimension
The expression “altered states” makes many people think of the effect of controlled substances on the brain. . .But the drug experience is just a neat metaphor for what we all know and understand twenty-first century life to be: a single continuous altered state. In this day and age, you don’t have to be a fancy philosopher to realize that reality is endlessly mediated, managed and manuactured. . .how then do we proceed?
. . .One solution is to remember that actual living humans still lurk behind the facades and empty forms of modern existence. Who are they? What do they think about? What do they care about?_
i had this thought today: I love it when my (number of) build errors are exponents of the build errors I’ve fixed.