Today is the birthdate of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, author of such carefree crowd-pleasers as Thus Spake Zarathustra (1883), Beyond Good And Evil (1886), Twilight Of The Idols (1888), and The Antichrist (1888).
Last night I dreamt about Quantum Leap, a TV series I have barely thought about in well over […]
I keep waiting to write when I really have a “handle” on what I want to express, with all my notes & quotes at the ready. This is just not seeming to happen, so I suppose it is either this or nothing.
“No indeed, the world is just as concrete, ornery, vile and sublimely wonderful as before, only now I better understand my relation to it and it to me. I’ve come a long way from those days when, full of illusion, I lived a public life and attempted to function under the assumption that the world was solid and all the relationships therein. Now I know men are different and that all life is divided and that only in division is there true health.”
–Ralph Ellison, “Invisible Man”
“It–it..the f–, it–flame…flames…flames on the side of my face, breathing, breath… heaving, breaths…heaving.”
–Mrs. White, “Clue”
I’ll just cut to the chase. Given the extraordinary circumstances of the present moment, both politically and socially, I cannot help but feel as if some deeply strange events are afoot.
“Man is a creature who makes pictures of himself and then comes to resemble the picture.”Iris Murdoch
Good evening, or morning, depending on where you are.
You know, you might find this hard to believe…but my mom used to call me a “horrible, horrible, HORRIBLE, horrible horrible little girl.” It’s true!
It seems rather late to write a new “Daily Eris” for today, but at least some rather interesting things happened on this day historically—whereas tomorrow is just Adam Sandler’s birthday so, “meh.”
“Forget the wanking for just one moment if you can and remember that the sigil is the important part of the magic being performed here.”Grant Morrison, “POP MAGIC!”
On this day Dario Argento was born & Mac Miller died. Welcome to the Daily Eris, everyone!
I don’t have a particular structured post planned, so this will be more of a “lightning round”…
To seek control is to take enormous aggravation upon yourself. This process that is underway will take the control freak by the short and curly and throw him against a wall. It’s like trying to control a dream, you see. The global destiny of the species is somehow unfolding with the logic of a dream.Terence McKenna
I thought today would be a good opportunity for an “assessment” journal entry; where I was, where I’m at, and where I’m going.
But first, What Happened On This Day: