Nature. Here There Be Dragons. Constructed Reality. Seeing the Trees through the Forest. Old tech/ real "magic" Cracks in the World (Novel Pranks, Mysteries, and Fun) Words. Culture. The Old Made New in their Retelling. Deep Time. Reverence for Old Things. History Shock. Preserving/Uncovering History. Part of Something Greater (Groups, History, Purpose, etc.)
Art. Illusions and Movie Magic. Music. Mystery. Magical Thinking. Human Society and Culture. Awe. Non-Overlapping Magisteria. Kudoclasm: When Lifelong Dreams Are Brought Down to Earth. Film Crit Hulk Smash: Bad Enough To Be True - The Art Of Kanye West | Birth.Movies.Death. IT'S ALL CENTERED AROUND THE IDEA THAT THERE IS GREAT VALUE IN EXAMINING THE DEEP TEXT ASPECTS OF ART. OF WHICH, HULK HAS PRETTY HIGH STANDARDS FOR ITS EXECUTION, OFTEN FROWNING ON TANGENTIAL EXTRAPOLATION AND THE LIKE. WHICH IS ALL PREFACE TO SAYING THAT WHEN YOU GO THROUGH KANYE'S SNL40 PERFORMANCE, THE SEMIOTIC AND PSYCHOLOGICAL THROUGH-LINE OF "FATHERHOOD FEARS" COULD NOT BE MORE CLEAR. HE STARTS WITH THE-SELF-AS-ANTI-CHRIST ANGRILY TALKING TO HIS FATHER, GOD ABOVE. HE RISES AND STANDS ON HIS FEET, TAKING PLACE OF GOD, TALKING ABOUT HOPES AND DREAMS FOR HIS OWN CHILD. THEN HE CRAWLS BACK TO THE GROUND, ADMITTING OF HIS ANIMALISTIC URGES, HIS FAILURES AS A PERSON IN THE EYES OF HIS PARENTS / GOD: "Daddy, found out / how you turned out, how you turned out / if mama knew now / how you turned out, you too wild / you too wild, you too wild / you too wild, I need you now.
" THAT'S BECAUSE KANYE WEST CAN ALSO BE AS ENIGMATIC AS DAVID LYNCH. Visualization of Tweets as Sun Rises over North and South Americans [Source in Comments] : dataisbeautiful. Turtles all the way down. The humorous anecdote holds that the world is carried by a chain of increasingly large turtles, and beneath each one is yet another: it is "turtles all the way down". "Turtles all the way down" is a jocular expression of the infinite regress problem in cosmology posed by the "unmoved mover" paradox. The metaphor in the anecdote represents a popular notion of the myth that Earth is actually flat and is supported on the back of a World Turtle, which itself is propped up by a chain of larger and larger turtles. Questioning what the final turtle might be standing on, the anecdote humorously concludes that it is "turtles all the way down".
The phrase has been commonly known since at least the early 20th century. A comparable metaphor describing the circular cause and consequence for the same problem is the "chicken and egg problem". History The origins of the turtle story are uncertain. A well-known scientist (some say it was Bertrand Russell) once gave a public lecture on astronomy. THE WIND RISES AND CINEMATIC MORALISM. THIRD FRIEND: "I'm sorry I just couldn't abide. " SECOND FRIEND: "[SHRUGS AND SMILES] Well, if you couldn't abide... " "I am taken aback by the lack of knowledge among government and political party leaders on historical facts. " ... Miyazaki was born in 1941 and wrote... about his memories of World War II and its aftermath. Miyazaki wrote that he was ashamed and felt "hatred against Japan" for what the country did in China during the war, and said that Japan should apologize and pay compensation for its crimes during the war, including the use of "comfort women" (women from China and Korea who were used as prostitutes during the war).
The issue of "comfort women" has been a hot topic in Japan recently after Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto made a controversial comment on the subject in May. " PERHAPS THE PROBLEM OF JIRO'S OPPENHEIMER MOMENT IS HE DOES NOT HAVE A OPPENHEIMER-LIKE QUOTE OF BECOMING THE DESTROYER OF WORLDS OR SOMETHING. How to Meditate. Escapism Is The Highest Form Of Art. Good Character Development Includes The All-Important "F*@% Yeah" Moment. I dispute this: Or even really remember an hour after you saw it. Like, say, The Incredible Hulk. Big, big fuck yeah moment in that movie when Tim Roth faces the Hulk and tells him to "give me your best shot"... and Hulk promptly kicks him in the face and into a tree. Also, 3) The surprise turnaround is very, very dangerous at best and actually a bad thing at worst. It severely diminishes everything that happened before. Case in point, Ocean's 11. Why Smaug Still Matters.