Vincent Fink… “that is just one hemisphere of this, now, activated imagination.” https://surrealismtoday.com/vincent-fink-surrealistic-iterations/
"Tomorrow, I will continue to be. But you will have to be very attentive to see me. I will be a flower, or a leaf. I will be in these forms and I will say hello to you. If you are attentive enough, you will recognize me, and you may greet me. I will be very happy." - Thich Nhat Hanh #Zen https://www.lionsroar.com/the-fullness-of-emptiness/
“The largest known plant on Earth - a seagrass roughly three times the size of Manhattan - has been discovered off the coast of Australia.
Using genetic testing, scientists have determined a large underwater meadow in Western Australia is in fact one plant.
It is believed to have spread from a single seed over at least 4,500 years.”
Stephon Alexander asked in Fear of a Black Universe, “What is the relationship between consciousness and the fabric of the universe?... The cosmic mind is contained in the local minds, though hidden from our everyday local experiences.“ (205, 212) Perhaps we are not confined to the time between birth and death. But #life is instead a continuum of transforming embodiment, through phases both conscious and nonconscious, hidden and revealed. Life has no definite or definable beginning or end.
Schiller is cautioning about making generalities, and noting the impossibility of explicitly defining transcendental notions like truth or beauty, etc. It's far more defensible to make particular claims than general ones.
Saffron Finch are South American #birds that arrived in Hawaii in the ’60s. They look striking here on the black lava at Punalu’u Beach (where sea turtles also gather).
@meganeko Thich Nhat Hanh sometimes would say “Don’t just do something, sit there!” (Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet, p. vii)
Listening to my wife speak in #Japanese to her family, her voice rises and falls animatedly. Her volume and tone imitates the things and actions her words describe, providing additional critical information. It's much more noticeable than occurs in typical American conversational English.
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