I don’t really have any deep philosophy about art like most artists. I...– Roy Harris (my great uncle, from a letter to my grandmother)
Last night, while dreaming, I offhandedly remarked to someone else in the dream that I knew I was dreaming, and that neither he nor anything else was really there. He was incredulous. He asked how I was so sure. I told him I wasn’t, but that I could sort of feel when one reality was about to fade into another. He said ,”If this really is a dream, you’ll know it was once you wake up. That’s how you...
There are no absolutes. If you say want All or Nothing, and All is impossible,...
CTA app project update
The project is being launched by a group called Greater Good. The goal is to develop a new mobile app to help users navigate the CTA network. I’m quite skeptical as to the usefulness of the project, given that the CTA already has similar resources in place. It’s supposed to be a community-sourced project, allowing those who will ultimately use the app to partake in its development. It...
Two guys on the bus, maybe in their thirties, both with their girlfriends. They talked about skyrim the whole ride. Girlfriends were not amused.
Mischief may be done (by the aristocracy in government) negatively as well as...– Thomas Jefferson, in a letter to John Adams
The a priori method is distinguished for its comfortable conclusions. It is the...– Charles Peirce