A beautiful and mesmerizing film that's made me thoughtful about the differences between artistic construction and industrial construction.
Aeon The Academy Award®-winning film Glas contrasts the production of hand made crystal from the Royal Leerdam Glass Factory with automated bottle making machines in the Netherlands. An industrial film with a bebop heart, its lyrical use of light and sound still looks and sounds fabulous, some 60 years after it was made. An Aeon Video Editor's Pick: ow.ly/dAuX303oDfw ... See MoreSee Less
Is anyone planning to go to any literary or arts or otherwise Colloquium-adjacent events in February? Because if so, we'd like to feature it in the upcoming newsletter for a section about TPCers on the town.
I'm amazed to see one of my favorite books now hosted at archive.org… it has had a major effect on me, and I keep buying copies, only to give them away. Although normally I'd hesitate to take a comic book approach to ideas like this, some of the images are, to me at least, like a gut-punch.
My take on this: we may not be "responsible" for who are, but we are "accountable" for who we are, therefore, somehow, we absolutely *have to* seize "responsibility".
Hey, this is great. I was just complaining to Emily about my hard time with Kierkegaard, which I admit, was mixed with some aspersion toward him as an author and thinker! Admittedly, I'm not sure this is fair, and so I've been searching for a resource that might illuminate Kierkegaard and his ideas to me in a way that I find palatable. I'll be sure to explore all this in greater depth. Thank you!