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dreams in plastic bags

July 6, 2007


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Hell’s Kitchen (Scrap 2)

July 5, 2007


“The meaning of a word is its use.” (W) If a thing’s definition is provided by the context of its perception, in so far as ‘the use perceives the thing’ – then in the mass media what you have – the infotainment picture as it were – is a context that in so far as use or sense […]

Iraq is in a Postmodern War (Scrap 1)

July 4, 2007


Taking as our information eidolon Andy Warhol’s screen print cans of soup, as an icon key to the postmodern – you sit yourself down at the table … WHOOPS!  Sorry, forgot it wasn’t real; forgot it was just a paper chair – ok, stay sat!!! – don’t move – we have an information technology that in […]

Stone upon Stone

July 3, 2007


The significant buildings of a city, its churches, its cathedrals, these work as the icons of place, they make a particular place recognisable, in this sense they create its soul.  Here are the landmarks of the world, in this way, constructed from beautiful local stone; that tend to be beautiful in themselves.  But there is a further consideration to […]

A Modern Catechism

July 2, 2007


If I ask you how old the world is you should know the answer.  If I ask you about the age of modern man you should know the answer.  If I ask you about the unit of the measurement of light you should know the answer.  But you don’t.  The story of the modern world […]