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Identity

2015/12/10

Identity is the compilation of where you spend time. What defines it is a sense of belonging, the people I meet as well as the places I’ve been. I feel like an onion: there are layers and layers, but at the core, there’s nothing.

Olafur Eliason

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estimation

2013/05/02

Humility is the proper estimate of oneself.

Charles Spurgeon

end of meaning

2012/12/11

I had motives for not wanting the world to have a meaning; consequently assumed that it had none, and was able without any difficulty to find satisfying reasons for this assumption. The philosopher who finds no meaning in the world is not concerned exclusively with a problem in metaphysics, he is also concerned to prove that there is no valid reason why he personally should not do as he wants to do, or why his friends should not seize political power and govern in the way that they find most advantegous to themselves… For myself, the philosophy of meaningless was essentially an instrument of liberation, sexual and political.

Aldous Huxley Ends And Means

ambition

2012/11/18

An unfulfilled vocation drains the colour from a man’s entire existence.

Honore de Balzac

unbearable beauty

2012/10/29

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us a glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.

Albert Camus

community

2012/10/02

Cities should not be seen as as monsters… but communities of people with need.

J.N. Manokaran

purpose

2012/09/03

The way to find out what you are really living for is to look at your nightmares.

Alfred Adler

Walter Sisulu Square (Freedom Square), Kliptown, Soweto

2012/08/27

Walter Sisulu Square (Freedom Square), Kliptown, Soweto, by StudioMas Architecture:

 

balustrade

2012/07/24

scarpa at castelvecchio

2012/07/20
As with almost every detail in this extraordinary building, Scarpa tells us something we ought to have already known about his perfectly ordinary materials – in this case how the edge of a pane of glass operates – optically, formally, environmentally, poetically.