Sunday, 12 June 2016

Positive Vibrations

"We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. We march backwards into the future."- McLuhan

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Steps to an ecology of mind- Bateson

"As I see it, the advances of scientific thought come from a combination of loose and strict thinking, and this combination is the most precious tool of science."

"No organism can afford to be conscious of things with which it could deal at unconscious levels.
This is the economy achieved by habit formation."

"...a demonstration of an inevitable fact: that mere purposive rationality unaided by such phenomena as art, religion, dream, and the like, is necessarily pathogenic and destructive of life; and that its virulence springs specifically from the circumstances that life depends upon interlocking circuits of contingency, while consciousness can only see such short arcs of such circuits as human purpose may direct."

"If the course of true love ever ran smooth, it would follow an exponential curve."