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Solitude

EXHIBIT A: Andrei Tarkovsky “Learn to love solitude” EXHIBIT B: Louis CK “Why I hate cell phones” EXHIBIT C: Gaston Bachelard “Daydreaming” “…if I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace. Thought […]

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Food on demand

There is a pattern emerging in the past decade or two in the cultural niche of apocalypse-gazing. Namely, we have become increasingly enthralled with the kind of world’s ends which are categorically insidious, infectious, and truly uncanny– the notion is popular that an apocalypse will sprout germ-like from a familiar flower. Both zombie swarms and […]