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Dead Philosophers in Heaven -

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Sometimes I am struck by the mechanical appearance of people riding on my bus, and this sensation takes the expression: “I am going to vomit all over my shoes!” We may find it queer that the expression “I am going to vomit all over my shoes” can have the same logical exactness as “What you gonna do with all that junk? All that junk inside that trunk? I’m’a get, get, get, get you drunk. Get you love drunk off my hump [Yeah!]” What must be accepted is a form of life.

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100 Diagrams That Changed the World Since the dawn of recorded history, we’ve been using visual depictions to map the Earth, order the heavens, make sense of time, dissect the human body, organize the natural world, perform music, and even concretize abstract concepts like consciousness and love. 100 Diagrams That Changed the World (public library) by investigative journalist and documentarian Scott Christianson chronicles the history of our evolving understanding of the world through humanity’s most groundbreaking sketches, illustrations, and drawings, ranging from cave paintings to The Rosetta Stone to Moses Harris’s color wheel to Tim Berners-Lee’s flowchart for a “mesh” information management system, the original blueprint for the world wide web. It appears that no great diagram is solely authored by its creator. Most of those described here were the culmination of centuries of accumulated knowledge.

Nelson Goodman drowns his sorrows Nelson Goodman drowns his sorrows Nelson Goodman drinks a lot when he's feeling grue. That's when you are really into environmentalism, then you suddenly get really depressed for no reason. NYCC 2009 ... the layout was 100% Ananth. He doodled this out last night when we were driving back to the apartment. Any complaints or commendations should be directed his way. (I just wanted to show off the doodle he did of George.

The Music of the Spheres, or the Metaphysics of Music by Robert Kelly “[In] sound itself, there is a readiness to be ordered by the spirit and this is seen at its most sublime in music.” —Max Picard Despite the popular Romantic conception of creative artists as inspired madmen, composers are not idiots savants, distilling their musical inspiration from the ether. Rather, in their creative work they respond and give voice to certain metaphysical vi- sions. Philographics — Genis Carreras Philographics Philographics is a series of posters that explain big ideas in simple shapes. They are the result of combining the world of philosophy with graphic design.

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