Thursday, January 4, 2018

For a Cartoon Graveyard

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“… the horizon is not the limit of meaning,
but that which extends meaning
from what is directly given
to the whole context in which it is given,
including a sense of a world.”

— David Vessey,
Gadamer and the Fusion of Horizons

(Quoted here on Saturday, June 4, 2005.)

Thursday, September 14, 2017


Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 11:32 AM

Scarlett Johansson, opening of 'Lost in Translation' (2003)

From a site suggested by a comment of Josefine Lyche

"You grab your experiential richness where you find it."

— Roberta Smith, "Postwar Art Gets a Nervy Makeover"
     in the online New York Times  today

Monday, October 31, 2016

Best Costume Design

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 2:01 PM

"So, how do we sift truth from belief? How do we write
our own histories, personally or culturally, and thereby
define ourselves? How do we penetrate years, centuries,
of historical distortion to find original truth? Tonight, this
will be our quest."

Robert Langdon, symbologist, in "The Da Vinci Code."

"… in Spain. There they are robes worn by priests."

— Langdon, op. cit.

How do you stop an elephant from charging?

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See also the previous post.

A Much-Needed Gap

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 1:00 PM

University of Chicago Press:

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Reading for Devil’s Night

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 1:00 PM

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