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And for this week’s influence!
“So far no one has ever come up with anything to prove that truth is in proportion to abstract time, that what lasts for a long time is trure and that what only lasts for an instant is false.”
-Benjamin Fondane, La Conscience malheureuse (1936)
“Actually, of course, a social calamity is primarily a cultural not an economic phenomenon that can be measured by income figures of population statistics,”(Polanyi, 164).
“Imagine there was no music, only technology.” -Morton Subotnick musing on his early years at the San Francisco Tape Center. Check out Subotnick’s upcoming tours this fall.
Thanks James, you make me want to like Jane Jacobs.
“In France you get freedom of action: you can do what you like and nobody bother, but you must think like everybody else. In Germany you must do what everybody else does, but you may think as you you choose…But in England you get neither: you’re grounded down by convention. You can’t think as you like and you can’t act as you like. That’s because its a democratic nation. I expect American’s worse,”(93).
“What do you say about a little philosophical debate?…are you up to it?…a debate, let us say for example, on the mutations of progress through the transformations of the Self?…”
Oh Celine I embrace your three dots like a long lost brother.