Archive for July, 2009

History of history

July 23rd, 2009

The only thing we learn from history is that we do not learn from history.

(This quote and variations of it can be found easily.) Considering the fact that each and everyone seems to stumble over this insight sooner or later it could well be based on a wee bit of eternal truth. However, if it is, it is hiding it very well. Indeed, what it shows is that history of history is unknown. Speaking of learning, it is not taught either.


Under the surface

July 14th, 2009
Cartoon by hugh macleod

Cartoon by Hugh Macleod

under the
is more surface . . .


i c u as u c me

July 8th, 2009

i c u + not how u c u + how i c u counts 4 me
+ not how u c u + what counts 4 me counts 4 u

An Ouroboros still

July 5th, 2009
An Ouroboros Knot

Ouroboros illustration by Good Winter

This fascinating illustration, a variation of the Ouroboros theme, I luckily found at the Good Winter Tumblr blog. (Click the picture to see the original version.)

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