Lewis Thomas on Language

“Language is simply alive, like an organism. We all tell each other this, in fact, when we speak of living languages, and I think we mean something more than an abstract metaphor. We mean alive. Words are the cells of language, moving the great body, on legs. Language grows and evolves, leaving fossils behind. TheContinue reading “Lewis Thomas on Language”

Neither a passage nor a quotation this time, but an interview on a Gnosis channel, on the further (re)integration of science and so-called “woo-woo”

Neither a passage nor a quotation this time, but an interview on a Gnosis channel, on the further (re)integration of science and so-called “woo-woo”

“Art is innate in the artist, like an instinct that seizes and makes a tool out of the human being. The thing that in the final analysis wills something in him is not he, the personal man, but the aim of the art.”

“Art is innate in the artist, like an instinct that seizes and makes a tool out of the human being. The thing that in the final analysis wills something in him is not he, the personal man, but the aim of the art.”