Alec Nevala-Lee

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In little things and big, the mind works more by way of gestalts than by algorithmic procedures. This is because our life as a whole is made up of a hierarchy of projects, some trivial and repetitive, some special and spectacular. The mind is naturally a spinner of projects, meaning it sets goals, choosing them from among all the things we might be doing with our lives. Pondering choices, making projects—these are the mind’s first order of activity…Thinking means—most significantly—forming projects and reflecting upon the values that the project involves.

Theodore Roszak, The Cult of Information

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October 26, 2017 at 7:30 am

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It may, after all, be the bad habit of creative talents to invest themselves in pathological extremes that yield remarkable insights but no durable way of life for those who cannot translate their psychic wounds into significant art or thought.

Theodore Roszak, “In Search of the Miraculous”

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May 26, 2017 at 7:30 am

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