Is aesthetic standing an injury in fact?
Brilliant, enlightening, fascinating, seamless, and enthralling article by a master journalist!
McKenzie Funk is a ProPublica reporter in Washington State and the author of the new book “The Hank Show.” His last article for the magazine was about how U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement finds its targets in the surveillance age. Erik Carter is a graphic designer and an art director in New York. His work often plays off an internet aesthetic and mixes media.
From the article:
But the story of Hank Asher and his creations also raises a different question, one ever more pertinent as the science and machinery of A.I. march continually forward: What happens when this stuff actually works? Is that better or worse?
“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it,” – “Intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time.”
I try to keep my reading intake broad and inclusive attempting to mind adages such as:
“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”Often attributed to Aristotle, yet, perhaps the, “earliest that this quotation appears in print is in Religion and the Pursuit of Truth (1959) by Lowell Bennion,” (Famous Misquotations: It is the Mark of an Educated Mind… | Atkins Bookshelf (wordpress.com)
“Intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time.”(Fitzgerald, The Crack Up).
Incidentally, The Crack Up is on my to read next list – took forever to find a great, old paperback copy!
However, after reading about the Firmly Planted Action Organization stating in the area, including representatives from the We the Governed group, I initially thought to start a, “Freely Planted, Free to Grow” organization with a second affiliation of another new group, the We the Free and Together group.
Ah America – well, I shall keep my ears open, and my mind also!