Clips for the Creatively Maladjusted.
Helpful Hints for radicals, intellectuals, strangers, artists, dreamers, readers, writers, speakers, activists, pacifists, fools, and professors.
Extraordinary Discourse has been long in preparing. A multi-voiced thought adventure, around an hour a week. Its many themes converge in the theme of Play.
Walt Whitman: "Failing to fetch me at first, keep encouraged. Missing me one place, search another. I stop somewhere waiting for you."
Perception is to a much greater extent than previously imagined, a function of the linguistic categories available to the perceiver. As we said, reality is a perception located somewhere behind the eyes-- but, "behind the eyes" there is a language process . We know that Nature never repeats or standardizes - we do it. And how we do it depends on the categories and classifications of our language system. It is only a slight exaggeration to say we see with our language. Postman & Weingartner Teaching As A Subversive Activity
Pasternak is, indeed, the heroic prototype of the literary genius, incapable of conformity, fearless, identifying himself with humanity and not with a country, a political party, or a doctrine. Genius always possesses this indefinite concreteness, this passionate particularity, this piecemeal integrity.