In summation, I would like to share the words of Francis Bacon, “If men will intend to observe, they shall finde much worthy to observe.”
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The ability to appreciate something is just as valuable as the ability to create something. In fact, I believe appreciation is an important part of the creative process. To be moved by something, to see its beauty, to be excited by it, to be a fan–this is a valuable skill, a gift, as well as a source of happiness.
To me, “resolve” doesn’t mean to give something up, but to bring it into focus, to become harmonious, to be solved, or healed. To see things as clearly as we can, at the highest resolution.
“I’m gonna kill you sons of a bitch,” he said, when he saw the torn sheet.
Ostensibly Desk Set is about the fear of a new world in which machines will replace human connection and take human jobs. But there’s really something more elementally beautiful about the friendships in this film, something that staves off the fundamental loneliness of being alive, being human.
Whether we’re shutting out the light at close of day, or wandering the slick cool streets in a perfect moody urban nocturne, Kevin Moraczewski’s photographs create a portrait of slowly-shifting lonely hours.
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I’ve recently started a job at an institute entirely devoted to the study of time passing…
There are more things in heaven and earth than we can dream of.