We humans have always defined ourselves by narration. What’s happening...– Tom Robbins
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“Kurt Cobain wouldn’t have been hawking his... →
austinkleon: While reading this New York Times article about Amanda Palmer’s Kickstarter campaign, this sentence, spoken by former music executive Greg Scholl, made me so fucking crazy. The underlying romantic and snobby sentiment here is that Cobain was a “real” artist who wouldn’t have subjected himself to such humiliations.1 Well, actually, I’d argue that, aside from his substance abuse and...
The antidote to the poisonous odium is to fundamentally acknowledge that we are...– Neil Kramer, “Reality, Simulation, & Culture”
Allow me to present a hypothetical reality model, partly based on esoteric...– Neil Kramer, “One Dream, Many Awakenings”
Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take...– Ludwig Wittgenstein (via azspot)