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21 June 2018

“Faced with any reality, we are no longer of one piece”

– Edward Dorn

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21 June 2018
  • Dormitory: Dirty Room
  • Evangelist: Evil’s Agent
  • Desperation: A Rope Ends It
  • The Morse Code: Here Come Dots
  • Slot Machines: Cash Lost in ‘em
  • Animosity: Is No Amity
  • Mother-in-law: Woman Hitler
  • Snooze Alarms: Alas! No More Z’s
  • Alec Guinness: Genuine Class
  • Semolina: Is No Meal
  • The Public Art Galleries: Large Picture Halls, I Bet
  • A Decimal Point: I’m a Dot in Place
  • The Earthquakes: That Queer Shake
  • Eleven plus two: Twelve plus one
  • Contradiction: Accord not in it

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06 February 2018

In the age of information overload, the ultimate luxury is meaning and context. On the one hand, information wants to be expensive, because it is so valuable,” he told Steve Wozniak in 1984. “The right information in the right place just changes your life. On the other hand, information wants to be free, because the cost of getting it out is getting lower and lower all the time. So you have these two fighting against each other.

– Stewart Brand

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10 November 2017
The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.

– Alexander Von Humboldt

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