We call our natural sense nonsense, and call absurd nonsense real life. I offer that you learn more from anything you struggle to say than anything you say clearly and easily. Do you know who the biggest and best bullshit artists are? The worlds wealthy most innovative people, and most influential leaders. This is what we fear to be when you fear your own nonsense.
Do you know how to have a relationship with you? Do you think yourself likes you very much? Or even that yourself knows you very well?
“Nonsense and beauty have close connections.” E. M. Forster (English Novelist and Essayist, 1879-1970)
“A little nonsense, now and then, is relished by the wisest men” Willy Wonka (Character of the movie ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’)
To begin a talk on nonsense I must first ask a question, as is often true. What is sense? An agreement about consistent meanings or what might make meanings seem consistent. Agreements are often very difficult to reach. Indeed, they are.… Seek More
Perhaps we could consider evolution. All forms of evolutionary pressure arise from the interaction not of objects, not of edges, but of relationships. If edges were a necessary and vital rule, human beings couldn’t exist. Our mitochondria remain their own… Seek More
Shall we get really weird? They have recently identified a possible third state of consciousness besides consciousness or unconsciousness, and they have also identified a brain signal that happens when the brain would otherwise appear to be “flat-lined.” Brain dead.… Seek More
Since your attention seems to be not entirely under your conscious control, and we are probably quite lucky this is true, this might suggest that a healthy sensitivity to those things that create that natural shift would be what amounts… Seek More
Perhaps another question, another point of view on this topic, why do we try to make sense? Why let someone else control what makes sense to you? Nature controls what makes sense to you on the most basic level. You… Seek More
We need more nonsense. We need those who are struggling to make sense to others. They know why they are struggling. For every person you question, there is an opportunity to recognize your own sense and how your habitual thinking… Seek More
Do you know how to have a relationship with you? Do you think yourself likes you very much? Or even that yourself knows you very well? I contain multitudes…. and they are of mixed opinions about loving “us.” My self… Seek More