The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: privacy

lezvi masin

25 September 2009, around 0.28.

From Imagined Communities: It is always a mistake to treat languages in the way that certain nationalist ideologues treat them – as emblems of nation-ness, like flags, costumes, folk-dances, and the rest. Much the most important thing about languages is their capacity for generating imagined communities, building in effect particular solidarities. (133) But also: If […]

Montaigne 1.3

30 January 2015, around 19.12.

from Albrecht Dürer’s Portrait of Maximilian I We are never at home with, but always beyond, ourselves. Fear, desire, and hope impel us into the future, and rob us of the sense and consideration of that which is, in order to keep us musing over that which will be, even when we shall cease to […]

the foyer inside

27 September 2021, around 7.00.

This a juxtaposition of two quotations about interior architectures, from Henry James and George Eliot.

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