Wildcat on hyperconnected reality “Au contraire, it is my view that we...– Wildcat, Of Onions and Infocologies Thriving in the age of hyperconnectivity, Polytopia, Aug 31, 2009.
Paulo Freire on changing places to live “I was born in Portugal, and have...– Paulo Freire commented on Being foreign: The others | The Economist, Dec 17th 2009 ☞ See also: On living in a foreign country, Lapidarium
On living in a foreign country “Even so, all other things being equal,...– The others. Being foreign, The Economist Dec 17th 2009 See also: ☞ Living Outside the Box. Living abroad boosts creativity, Kellogg research, Apr 2009. ☞ W. W. Maddux, A. D. Galinsky, Cultural borders and mental barriers: The relationship between living abroad and creativity (pdf),...
“Mozart tells us what it’s like to be human, Beethoven tells us what it’s...– Douglas Adams, English writer (1952-2001)
“You are waiting for the revolution? Let it be! My own began a long time...– Renzo Novatore, Italian individualist anarchist, anti-fascist poet, philosopher and militant (1890-1922), Towards the creative nothingcited in Wildcat, Of Onions and Infocologies Thriving in the age of hyperconnectivity
“It was an old story that was no longer true. Truth can go out of stories...– Ursula K. LeGuin, American author (via wildcat2030)
“We live in a rainbow of chaos.” – Paul Cezanne, French artist and Post-Impressionist painter (1839-1906)
“This is the Great Theatre of Life. Admission is free but the taxation is...– Robertson Davies, The Cunning Man (1994)
“Life is both sad and solemn. we are let into a wonderful world, we meet...– Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian intellectual and writer
Jonah Lehrer on human being, neuroscience and consciousness...– Jonah Lehrer, American journalist who writes on the topics of psychology, neuroscience, and the relationship between science and the humanities, Chimeras of experience, Edge, May 21, 2009
John Naish on digital world and information overload “Now research...– John Naish, Warning: brain overload, Times Online, June 2, 2009
David Gelernter on Internet “No moment in technology history has ever...– David Gelernter, Time to start taking the internet seriously, Edge, 3.04.2010.
“Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and...– John Perry Barlow, A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace, Davos, Switzerland, February 8, 1996
“The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.” – Léon Blum, French politician, usually identified with the moderate left, and three times the Prime Minister of France (1872-1950), Thoughts: Webster’s Quotations, Facts and Phrases, Icon Group International, Incorporated, 2008,
“Words are the meeting points at which regions of experience which can...– I.A. Richards, English literary critic and rhetorician (1893-1979) cited in Rourke’s personal cargo
Mark Pesce on language “Language isn’t just an internal process. Rather,...– Mark Pesce, The Progressive Ingression of Intelligence into Matter, h+ Magazine, March 19, 2009.
“Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions...– G.I. Gurdjieff
“We think differently from all other creatures on earth, and we can share...– Terrence W. Deacon (American anthropologist, Professor of Biological Anthropology and Neuroscience at the University of California, Berkeley), “The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain”
“The diversity of languages is not a diversity of signs and sounds, but a...– Wilhelm von Humboldt, 1820 cited in “Linguistic relativity “
But “glory” doesn’t mean “a nice knock-down...– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland, via Speech, Community and Power