I watched it on the big screen with a friend recently. He hadn’t seen it before and it wasn’t the film he was expecting it to be. When I saw it the first time around, I thought so too. It was quiet. The Dawn of Man was silent. Lingering wide shots of featureless expanses. Crude man-apes fighting for water. My friend became bored. Where were all the spaceships? He asked. I didn’t care. I was fascinated. I was becoming as entranced as I had been the first time I watched it. The first time I watched it, changed my imagination and my world forever.
Is there a collective noun for a group of loudspeakers? I don’t know if there is one. If there isn’t there should be one. I propose a drone of loudspeakers. There is a bunch of them outside my window right now and they seem to be having a lot of fun.
Disclaimer: this is not self-help
Whenever did organized thought arise?
Some day some guy who had no fear of death, enough food in his belly and was in other words, ‘satisfied’, decided to sit down and have a nice long think. This stalwart needed some big answers for some really big questions. Thinking, [...]
My mother’s mother used to tell her a story and as is the nature of such stories my mother tells it to me. She often forgets that she has told it to me before and sometimes she remembers halfway through the telling and very rarely does she finish the telling of the tale.
A brahmin [...]
Some good continental drift divide might do us in. Slow and gradual till the levee breaks one day and still it won’t finish everything in a day. As Jeff Goldblum would say, “Life, ah, ah ah, ah, finds, ah, ah, finds a way.”
I find the above image an exceptionally clever depiction of its purpose.
Fnord is the typographic representation of disinformation or irrelevant information intending to misdirect, with the implication of a worldwide conspiracy.
Let us not jump the gun though. There is no worldwide conspiracy. And if there was they would not make a Facebook event [...]
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