For some reason my research brought my thoughts back to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. In Highschool, we focused on how the creature yearns for Frankenstein's affection, for he is the creature's "father". Frankenstein denies his paternal duties because he cannot find those affectionate feelings in such a horrid beast. Creature gets no TLC,...
The universal power of touch
Eva Scherer is frustrated that people in her adoptive country are afraid of touch. She says New Zealand is a "low touch" culture and she believes that many of the health and social problems experienced by children may stem from an aversion to touching.
Ms Scherer moved to New Zealand from Poland five...
Our Parenting Choices
by Pam Leo
"Everyday, every parent makes major and minor, conscious and unconscious decisions about how to interact with their children. We may be pushed by the traditions of culture, or the approval or disapproval of family members, but in the end, all parents decide for themselves how to treat their...
in this post i'm planning to break the conventional rules of posting in a "professional" environment by presenting my own thoughts and slightly intelligible opinions construced in a intoxicated environment. i find it dif if difficult to find the proper letters on my keyboard. this might take a while.
struggling as fuck to find the...
For months my hand was sealed off
in a tin box. Nothing was there but the subway railings.
Perhaps it is bruised, I thought,
and that is why they have locked it up.
You could tell time by this, I thought,
like a clock, by its five knuckles
and the thin underground veins.
It lay there like an unconscious...
What is unique to humans:
we can express our feelings (or affect) through our hands.
Two or more people voluntarily hold hands for one of the following reasons and purposes:
in various rituals:
in certain religious services, to pray
in various occult rituals
to express friendship or love
to enjoy physical intimacy (not...
For this reason string theory is sometimes described as possibly being the "theory of everything" (T.O.E.) or the "ultimate" or "final" theory. These grandiose descriptive terms are meant to signify the deepest possible theory of physics—a theory that underlies all others, one that does not require or even allow for...
Enquanto coisas deveriam ser feitas, eu flutuo aqui, mais uma vez.
Algumas séries que convergem ou seqüências que divergem ficam me esperando, me olhando, com raiva, pedindo pra serem analisadas, destituídas, defloradas.
Alguns doces momentos, totalmente hipersensibilizados pelas observações do mundo permeadas de conversas...
Generally, when Time is discussed in philosophy or in science -- including the works of classical Jewish philosophers -- it is understood as movement, or change. The movement of the planets, the ticking of a clock -- as long as these things occur, there is Time. If they cease, Time also ceases. In other words, Time is no more than the...
My interest about design and science is the reason to post another article about patterns. Please take a peep. Thank you!
This exhibition rediscovers the intriguing work of the Festival Pattern Group. This creative conglomerate of X-ray crystallographers, designers and manufacturers was inspired by the patterns discovered in...