Monthly Archives: June 2011

Science and Anarchy

Everywhere science is enriched by unscientific methods and unscientific results, … the separation of science and non-science is not only artificial but also detrimental to the advancement of knowledge. If we want to understand nature, if we want to master … Continue reading

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Cosmology as Art ~ Galileo, Latour, Gesualdo, Monteverdi

GALILEO: I won’t compromise my esthetic. –Bertold Brecht “Nigra sum sed formosa. Dazzled by darkness.” Optical Distortions and Magnifications. Extremes of Contour, Modeling and Texture. Intense Internal Light Source. Hyperbolic Ascents and Sudden Plunges of Consciousness and Sensation. Mannerism Chiaroscuro … Continue reading

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Two Different Orreries: The Tychonian vs. The Copernican Model of The Cosmos

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Writing about The Dead vs. Writing among The Dead – Modernity and The Waste Land

Y: I have to ask is it right to judge a previous century against the more recent in regards to technologies available? It’s like getting critical of cavemen for not using Adobe Photoshop CS5 to do a painting. But yes, … Continue reading

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Classical Music goes Neo-Classical – Out of the 19th and into the 20th Century

The vast interval separating the “out” and “in” should be self-evident. Just one comparison worth noting is the way that Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto #1 sounds as if it were written as a deliberate parody of Tchaikovsky’s very famous piano concerto. … Continue reading

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UNSAID was High Miles Five.

Why is the best workout music invariably songs about how awesome drugs are? Damn, that was a good run. Thanks, Suicycles! “Question Mark” “Smiling Like A Junkie” “God Like Me” (art by Sri Whipple)

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Unsaid is broken-hearted.

Nam June Paik (1962)

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