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Misrepresentational Art

Many of our most beloved cultural artefacts are, in fact, fakes and counterfeits.  I don’t mean that they are forgeries.  Forgeries are copies.  These are original works of art, presented as having been created for a given (usually well-publicised) reason … Continue reading

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Off the Grid

I am sitting on the balcony of an apartment that overlooks the sea.  A gentle breeze is wafting over me, the sun is shining, there are white puffy clouds in the sky and I am watching the sailing boats gliding … Continue reading

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Quotes from a Remarkable Author

Every now and then something happens that makes you feel foolish.  For me, it was the sudden discovery of the thoughts, writings and ideas of an acclaimed author, who I had not bothered to read or find out anything about, … Continue reading

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Life as a Multidimensional Creative Being

Life as a multidimensional creative being can be difficult. What is a multidimensional creative being? If you are one, you know you are. You understand what it means. Most people will tell you there’s no such thing. What it means … Continue reading

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Maslow’s “Being Values” as Aesthetic Compass – A Thought Experiment

According to Wikipedia: “Abraham Harold Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist. He is noted for his conceptualization of a “hierarchy of human needs”, and is considered the founder of humanistic psychology. Beyond the routine … Continue reading

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