"... Fully imagined cultural futures were the luxury of another day, one in which 'now' was of some greater duration. For us, of course, things can change so abruptly, so violently, so profoundly, that futures like our grandparents' have insufficient 'now' to stand on. We have no future because our present is too volatile. ... We have only risk management. The spinning of the given moment's scenarios. Pattern recognition."
Posted by Jason R. Carroll on Friday, March 12, 2004
Tags: literature, observations, philosophy
"People feel happiest when they are in the flow, absorbed, and not figuring out the self," she said.
Posted by Jason R. Carroll on Tuesday, March 02, 2004
Tags: philosophy, work
Yesterday was a good day... Leap day, road trip, birthday fun with my two best friends.
Posted by Jason R. Carroll on Monday, March 01, 2004
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