Tuesday, April 21, 2009
from OPACITY: WHAT WE DO NOT SEE
#111: Some people think they attend opera for the story.
It is the same with language. Language is largely made to show-off, gossip, confuse people, delude them, charm them, seduce them, exploit them, etc. And as a side effect, convey information. Just a side effect, you fools.
Monday, April 13, 2009
Thursday, April 9, 2009
As I understand it a "black swan" is an odious random circumstance that affects history. You could probably think of some.