The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: perception

5.05.02 – Sunday

5 May 2002, around 20.00.

Time passes with a measured and memorable wing during the first period of a sojourn in a new place, among new characters and new manners. Every person, every incident, every feeling touches and stirs the imagination. The restless mind creates and observes at the same time. Indeed there is scarcely any popular tenet more erroneous […]

Citation (3)

7 November 2002, around 16.18.

from The Book of the Knight of La Tour-Landry

Citation (11)

16 August 2003, around 2.08.

the cunning Manager.

Citation (64)

7 September 2020, around 12.22.

memory, the field of vision, consciousness, a spark.

on being seen

19 November 2020, around 5.31.

Tu n’as rien vu à Hiroshima. Rien. // J’ai tout vu. Tout. Quite so! You have not observed. And yet you have seen. That is just my point. Now, I know that there are seventeen steps, because I have both seen and observed. —Arthur Conan Doyle (‘A Scandal in Bohemia’, section 1) Had Marguerite Duras […]

bridging the gap

22 June 2021, around 10.56.

This a juxtaposition of two quotations about the philosophical necessity for cognitive leaps, from Claude Lévi-Strauss and Henri Bergson.

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