Cummings wondered in his poem – not surprisingly titled “Infinitely:” ?The lovers suffer? Every deity who descends is embodied in the mortal: are lovers happy?…Read More The madness of existence
“Do words betray us?” asked Nana to the philosopher Brice Parain in Jean-Luc Godard‘s 1962 film Vivre sa vie. Godard’s cinematography is about words and,…Read More Do words betray us? About Godard
“Fish are the last to recognize water” – fish are the last to recognize water. With this sentence, Alan Fletcher (2001, p. 104) sums up…Read More Like fish in the water: the strength of habit
The Smiths offer multiple insights into the complexity of love and the problem of love (another contribution, The Smiths /2). One of the themes of…Read More The Smiths /1: Between impossibility and the need to love
The Smiths have often offered reflections on the theme of time, time and waiting (see for example the other contribution on The Smiths /1). Marr’s…Read More The Smiths /2: Between now and waiting for the hour
Mobile phones, virus tracking and privacy. Apple and Google have announced that they are working together to implement a tracking system in smartphones (both iOS…Read More Viruses and social tracking
One of my favorite photographers, André Kertész, dedicated a whole series of photographs to reading, “On Reading”. Steve McCurry has done so recently, with the…Read More Reading is remembering everything
If you talk about memory, Morrissey always has something to say. Like when she sang, “you must please remember.” Increasingly, we rely on technological devices…Read More You must please remember: where did I put my memory?