For Empedocle, the archetypal elements of the World were four: Air, Earth, Water, Fire. The Pythagoreans found in the Tetrade sum perfection, ideal root and…Read More The phenomenon of the four
Plato’s Republic is a work on the human condition. Book X opens with an analysis of the nature of poetry. Poetry understood as “a paralysis…Read More Poetry and memory. Identity and diversity
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
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?