Time in Motion … Time as Dimension. The fourth one …
Via: Fong Qi Wei
my virtual hobby … on things that impress me
The Schopenhauer Cure by Irvin Yalom is a most intriguing psychological novel which in dynamic dialogue form raises existential questions through Schopenhauer’s philosophy.
An exploration of philosophy and humanity, the book is an absorbing journey from disconnection to connection. The dynamics of the group therapy are very gripping while the Schopenhauer life story is beyond fascinating. A real twist at the end – an end on a positive note.
Bizarre form of life, bizarre characters, bizarre story-line – that is Amélie Nothomb’s ‘Life Form‘ in a nutshell. Excess being just as unbearable as deficit – how very true not only for the situations one comes across in the book but in everyday life.
While reading the book Blaise Pascal’s words: ‘Man is neither angel nor brute, and the unfortunate thing is that he who would act the angel acts the brute.’ keep on striking the right chord. The ending being just as bizarre as the story all along.
Sometimes happy, sometimes sad. People’s eyes are so different and unique – just as their souls. Some express both sadness and delight, some rarely show any emotion. The eyes – happy, sad, mysterious or indifferent … the gateways to our souls.
Myriads of colours. Myriads of emotions. Myriads of words and worlds in them. Endless world(s) that need no words.
Edible Tiramisu is my cup of desert but watchable Tiramisu – at Sofia Theatre – was not quite my cup of enjoyable performance. Seven different stories of success on the surface and drama within were well performed, however the Tiramisu taste at the end was not a Tiramisu experience at all.
An intriguing TED Talk – Alex Wissner-Gross: A new equation for intelligence. ‘Intelligence should be viewed as a physical process that tries to maximize future freedom of action and avoid constraints in its own future.’ Alex states that intelligence can indeed be defined physically, as a dynamic force, rather than a static property. Intelligence explained in terms of causal entropic forces. F = T ∇ Sτ