“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

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Readers' Quiz

Okay, I'm going to open it up to all and sundry. I've traveled the world seeking answers to this crucial question:

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. So shouting about philosophy is like...?


gav said...

... writing maths equations in bold, underline and/or italics.

PS . enjoyed your talk at Melbourne Uni last week -thanks!

enactivist said...

explaining a 3D-something to an inhabitant of Flatland ? or a hyperobject to an Exxon hireling ?

Anonymous said...

... gardening about art that doesn’t consider the ecological thought

[after BBC Radio 4 Today feature on possibility of gardening as art.


isaaclinder said...

singing opera about global capital finance

Matt K said...

more like broadway musicals about global financial scams http://vimeo.com/10815824