“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, July 19, 2012

His Magnificent Octopus

About to finish reading the Beitrage (Heidegger's Contributions to Philosophy). Will report, as best as I can. Which will probably be a shot of that moment in the video of "Burning Down the House" in which we see David Byrne's face agape and flat on the tarmac...

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