Posts made in April, 2015

Life is Surprises

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Film, Mass Media, Norms, Now, Spectacle, Sports, surprise, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Life is Surprises

A remnant of what I used to teach… I would say to my students that their medium is “surprises” – not video, not film, not sound, but surprises. Just like actual living. From the New York Times Sunday Review The Economics of Suspense APRIL 24, 2015  Credit Gérard Dubois Gray Matter By JEFFREY ELY, ALEXANDER FRANKEL and EMIR KAMENICA IMAGINE the following situation. After a grueling day at work, you plop down in front of your TV, ready to relax. Your TiVo has recorded all of the day’s March Madness games. You’ve sequestered yourself away from any news about who won or...

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In Between

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Art, Belief, Film, Less, Nothing, Now | Comments Off on In Between

In between the beginning & the ending… from Silent Light – Stellet Lijcht – Luz silenciosa (Carlos Reygadas)

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Wittgenstein’s Descent

Posted by on Apr 11, 2015 in Belief, Language, Nothing, Philosophy | Comments Off on Wittgenstein’s Descent

Wittgenstein in a Few Sentences

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Words and Concepts that Blind Us

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Art, Belief, Humor, Norms, Politics, Spectacle, Sports, Television | Comments Off on Words and Concepts that Blind Us

[Partial translation into English] Original in French

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