The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: communication

Consumers of Culture

14 April 2003, around 14.43.

It is only through difference that progress has been made. What threatens us right now is probably what we may call overcommunication—that is, the tendency to know exactly in one point of the world what is going on in all other parts of the world. In order for a culture to be really itself and […]

epistulæ immaniores

26 March 2004, around 9.18.

I was quite pleased with myself: I managed to trim a ten-paragraph letter down to nine words, excluding salutation. Sadly, neither the grammar nor spelling were all that they should be, and I am pleased no more.

apprehension

6 April 2021, around 5.20.

Tolstoy takes on the magic of secret languages.

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