"We still talk in terms of conquest. We still haven't become mature enough to think of ourselves as only a tiny part of a vast and incredible universe. Man's attitude toward nature is today critically important simply because we have now acquired a fateful power to alter and destroy nature. But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself." - Rachel Carson
I have always told myself that I need to meditate more, because I often feel overwhelmed with life and the responsibilities I have.
Took a trip to CT to visit some relatives the past weekend. Haven't been here in a while and forgot how nice this state can look. The weather was great and I managed to grab some pictures. I'll have to get my ass back to Connecticut soon. Thanks for checking these out. Michael T Wisniewski
procrastination is not laziness, it is fear.
"From the earliest days of man there has endured the conviction that there is an order of existence which is entirely strange to him. It does indeed seem that the strict order of the visible world is only a semblance, one providing certain gross materials which become the basis for subtle improvisations of invisible powers. … Continue reading The Journal of J.P. Drapeau
Today, it is more apparent than ever that the author as an individual is an outdated concept. Creative works are everywhere, but they are not necessarily original, rather, they are referential.
Foucault seems to agree with Barthes in his belief that the author must disappear, and that it would be wrong to interpret a work based on the individual author and that language determines the meaning of a work, not the person or persons who manipulated the language.
It is a relatively recent belief that the author is immortal; forever linked to his body of work.
Many years ago, when I once had aspirations to become an author, I looked up the term on Google to see what exactly it meant to be one.