“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Friday, October 8, 2010

Object-Oriented Buddhism 18--Siddhartha/Harman

Graham Harman says it more compactly than the Arhat Nagasena:

On the one hand, even a raw piece of silver is already an integrated network of assorted tool-beings. On the other hand, even the most pointlessly eclectic machine possesses a formal unitary tool-being distinct from that of its components and withdrawn from every attempt to sound its depths. (Tool-Being, 283

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