Saturday, September 26, 2009

Sunday, September 20, 2009

chutes and ladders

"The Red Book had an undeniable beauty. Its colors seemed almost to pulse, its writing almost to crawl. Shamdasani’s relief was palpable, as was Hoerni’s anxiety. Everyone in the room seemed frozen in a kind of awe, especially Stephen Martin, who stood about eight feet away from the book but then finally, after a few minutes, began to inch closer to it. When the art director called for a break, Martin leaned in, tilting his head to read some of the German on the page. Whether he understood it or not, he didn’t say. He only looked up and smiled."

Carl Jung's Red Book

My red book would contain mostly drawings of ladders leading to really high places I can't get down from.

Friday, September 18, 2009

cosmological doomesday

“I personally think that the emergence of perpetual motion in a theory may pose a difficulty for the theory, since this leads to infinite concentration of energy in some regions of space, which is dangerous,” Ivanov said. “Also, quite subjectively, I dislike the theories operating with fluids violating the weak energy condition; they contradict to my aesthetic feeling. Of course, this quite subjective point of view may or may not be correct.”