Monthly Archives: May 2010

>qotd–llinas–optimism

>The sad thing would be if we would cease to exist. I don’t see that happening simply because our brain is so resourceful. rodolfo llinas–enter the “i of the vortex” Advertisements

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>qotd–llinas–know thyself

>It’s an honorable state to be in, to know that you are wha[t] you are.rodolfo llinas–enter the “i of the vortex”

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>more llinas quotes–qotd and then some!

>                          why it took so long to make cells is that the cells are far deeperthan we ever believed they were. Putting it very quickly to the point and then comingback up in steps- if our cells don’t feel, we … Continue reading

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>llinas–thinking

>… thinking may be nothing else but internalized movement.rodolfo llinas–enter the “i of the vortex”

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>llinas–three important properties of moving–ability, prediction, intention

>…plants don’t have a nervous system. The other solution is to move actively, to be able to displace yourself. Now in order to survive the dynamics of moving, you have to have some idea of where you are moving to. … Continue reading

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>qotd–llinas–multicellularity and serious death

>A couple of things are very interesting. In fact, because of course when you do that, you buy death, which you didn’t necessarily have before. Meaning as a single cell you live or die as per your state, but when … Continue reading

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>lists

>i admit it, i am a maker of lists. i have so many lists, and so many places to store them, and so many ways to maintain them. doris lessing’s character, anna wulf, had trouble, she kept several different-coloured notebooks–each … Continue reading

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>qotd–john livingston–development and environmental dedication

>The ‘development’ ideologues do not hear the screaming of the buttressed trees or the wailing of the rivers or the weeping of the soils. They do not hear the sentiment agony and the anguish of the non-human multitudes – torn, … Continue reading

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>qotd–wikipedia–deep ecology

>i’ve known about deep ecology for decades, thanks to david suzuki, who got it from john livingston. this is an except from wikipedia: Deep ecology’s core principle is the claim that, like humanity, the living environment as a whole has … Continue reading

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>rolling to brock

> cool, threatening rain saw illonka at the sdc told me that grad studies isn’t really funded for disabilities unreality low knows sheila; doesn’t recognize ‘dawn from finance’ called in… sharon from finance i should ask grad studies right away … Continue reading

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