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Jamreilly

Jamreilly

Idiosyncratic stream of information from the web, gathered on the road towards collective amusement and understanding.
MT @ResObscura amazingly detailed 1521 Flemish painting: Portuguese Carracks off a Rocky Coast http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped... https://twitter.com/jamreil...
MT @ResObscura Sailors climbing the rigging in an amazingly detailed 1521 Flemish painting of a Portuguese fleet http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...
RT @turingcop: Does film recapitulate a tension between a reified calculated time and the illusion of a continuous time ? (Mark Bould on La Jetée).
RT @turingcop: In La Jetée, by contrast, the audience is invited to impute narrative to successions of static frames. ... (Mark Bould on La Jetée)
RT @turingcop: bullet-time sequence in the Matrix recalls the experiments of Muybridge using still images and digital interpolation (Bould on La Jetée)...
RT @timesflow: Yet you sense A different way. For proportion demands That coarseness exist For purity to be known. Friedrich Hölderlin, from The Titans
RT @timesflow: Yet you sense A different way. For proportion demands That coarseness exist For purity to be known. Friedrich Hölderlin, from The Titans
RT @jayrosen_nyu: If your friendly neighborhood political reporter says Republicans must now "show they can govern..." show them this. http://www.nationalreview.com/article...
Gil Scott Heron "Winter In America" (1974) HIGH QUALITY: http://www.youtube.com/watch... feat. Brian Jackson. Strata-East Records
Gil Scott Heron "Winter In America" (1974) HIGH QUALITY: http://t.co/Ys5x6MOCuB feat. Brian Jackson. Strata-East Records
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Frozen to death .. on the Western Front http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post... both he that remembers, and he that is remembered, will soon be dust…
The Discreet Charm of Polytheism http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post... Those who try to disown the irrational will find themselves the victim of it.
all social networking platforms are scrapbooks http://www.roughtype.com/... It is the self that guides the scissors and assembles the scraps
Ralf And Florian: the Kraftwerk sitcom https://t.co/WVApBB4BcF
We are what we think. ... With our thoughts we make the world. http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post... Isn’t this what the Buddha taught? #translation
'We know things in a dreame' saith Plato, 'and we are ignorant of them in truth.' http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post... reality & appearance
The skeptic continues to investigate to protect himself against the deceptions & seductions of reason http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post... Sextus
Democracy and the Freedom of Choice http://www.partiallyexaminedlife.com/2014... Every choice we make is always one from a limited number of options.
The Philosophical Implications of the Urge to Urinate http://www.scientificamerican.com/article... physical limitations and attitudes to free will HT @macinearla
If statistics won arguments we'd be more upset by tax avoidance than benefit fraud or immigration http://www.theguardian.com/comment... facts and emotions
Seizing sun-bright autumn with its army of ice and snow http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post... In Old English November 7 is the first day of winter…
In conflicts we think of ourselves as driven by love, our enemies by hate (unless you give people cash) http://www.theguardian.com/comment... - research
UK: We'll only find the courage to make new plans to combat poverty once we accept current approach isn’t working http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/blogs...
Isaiah Berlin: A Message to the 21st Century - http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post...
- if men were wholly free, the wolves would be free to eat the sheep. http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post... Isaiah Berlin
British government is leading a gunpowder plot against democracy http://www.theguardian.com/comment... investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) #TTIP
Dropping a Bowling Ball and a Feather Inside a Vacuum Chamber - http://berto-meister.blogspot.com/2014...
Dropping a Bowling Ball and a Feather Inside a Vacuum Chamber
RT @PacificStand: For same-sex marriage, politicians are following popular opinion. That's not how interracial marriage laws happened: http://www.psmag.com/navigat...
A Warning from History for the Google Translate Generation http://www.historytoday.com/michael... Decline of language skills threatens the study of the past
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