Tag Archives: Order

Music as Analogue for Life

I’m reading a very interesting book at the moment; a Christmas gift.  It’s a book that speculates on the nature and occurrence of intelligent life in the universe.  Essentially, it is an examination of the Fermi paradox:  if intelligent life … Continue reading

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Fear of the Unconventional

There is a significant population of people that are alarmed, scandalised, affronted and viscerally offended by pictures painted in bright colours, whether representational or abstract, or somewhere in between.  I have the anecdotal evidence.  They can’t stand them, but more … Continue reading

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Order and Disorder

In art, which is better: order, disorder, or a bit of both?  How about in other human affairs? Order implies uniformity, conformity and obedience.  Things are easier to control and regiment, when they are in straight lines and adhere to … Continue reading

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Call the Art Squad

What do you do, if somebody hurts you in the street?  What if they assault you, or mug you and take all your money, leaving you bruised and battered?  What if they break into your house, ransack it and escape … Continue reading

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