The Heresy of the Free Spirit

Culture and history is an accretion; A creeping accumulation of steps, moving away from the ‘well-spring’. Set-answers and statements are the norm. All has been worked out before hand and any re-evaluation is perilous to the house of cards. Going back to first principles is derided as backwards thinking. It is ‘dangerous’ because it by-passes … Continue reading The Heresy of the Free Spirit

The benign organism of high-order mimicry

  Imagine if you will, falling asleep one night only to find yourself trapped within a persistent dream. Through seeming aeons of wandering and after myriad tales and legends have bloomed and then unravelled, perhaps a ‘science’ might spring up. Of course this would be just another flowering, of similar ‘worth’ to previous avenues and … Continue reading The benign organism of high-order mimicry

Afternoon of a faun Stéphane Mallarmé – translation ~ Goat777

  Those nymphs, I would make them permanent So clear, their light crimson flesh, it trembles in the drowsy air, dense with sleepiness Did I love a dream? My doubt now, thick with ancient night, it seems Drawn up to many subtle branches, yet still remaining the tree’s true self Proof that triumphant delusion lies … Continue reading Afternoon of a faun Stéphane Mallarmé – translation ~ Goat777