The strength of a person’s spirit would then be measured by how much ‘truth’ he could tolerate, or more precisely, to what extent he needs to have it diluted, disguised, sweetened, muted, falsified.
Koan (Suduaya Remix) + ErinStereo + Pional + Bachar Mar-Khalifé (Almeeva remix).
Life has but one true charm: the charm of the game. But what if we’re indifferent to whether we win or lose?
Sun Glitters + Frankyeffe, Seismal D + Westkust + DJFreakAss.
The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use them.
Neil Chenery, Melbourne, Australia.
As a cultural form, database represents the world as a list of items and it refuses to order this list. In contrast, a narrative creates a cause-and-effect trajectory of seemingly unordered items (events).
Therefore, database and narrative are natural enemies. Competing for the same territory of human culture, each claims an exclusive right to make meaning out of the world.
This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance.