My Stream of Consciousness and Stream of Life
Struggle for existence. Individual like a pawn in a game, to be sacrificed when the greater interest of the species as a whole...
When we packed our stuff in July and moved to Phoenix, it was my decision to leave the big, clunky,...
“Traders and salesmen would boast about ‘ripping the face off’ their clients — structuring and selling complicated deals that clients did not understand but that generated huge profits for the bank that was brokering the trade.”
“Published in 1911, Kandinsky’s book compares the spiritual life of humanity to a pyramid—the artist has a mission to lead others to the pinnacle with his work. The point of the pyramid is those few, great artists. It is a spiritual pyramid, advancing and ascending slowly even if it sometimes appears immobile. During decadent periods, the soul sinks to the bottom of the pyramid; humanity searches only for external success, ignoring spiritual forces.”
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
All progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
“Until you have seen the Sistine Chapel, you can have no adequate conception of what man is capable of accomplishing”
“I spent the next year hoping I would meet a gaunt, orange-haired architect who would rape me. Or failing that, and architect who would rape me. Or failing that, an architect.”