Sheila asks all of us these questions,
"Do you think your family is "well pleased" with you?
Does it matter?
Have you given up on the notion?"
I don't have an answer, but I have this response:
"The most effective kind of propaganda, is the kind where the subject moves in the direction you desire for reasons he believes to be his own."
From "The Cultural Cold War" - Francis Stoner Saunders 2000
My palette is imbued with the 'colors' of my experience.
"Albert, a Rhesus Monkey" © 2008
From the 1850 Codex ©
If the scene shifts, I may adjust my canvas.
"The joy of the unbridled eye: you can hear better like this. To hear you have to see clearly."
Jaques Derrida A Silkworm of One's Own
From Veils : Cultural Memory in the Present Helene Cixous / Jacques Derrida, 2001 - trans. Geoffrey Bennington
Scanned Photograph circa 1958
Systemic Amazement Factorial©
My brush is carved from the fallen tree.
"We are not, therefore, claiming to show how men think the myths, but rather how the myths think themselves out in men and without men's knowledge.
"Nous ne pretendons donc pas montrer comment les hommes pensent dans les mythes mais comment les mythes se pensent dans les hommes."
John and Doreen Weighman, trans., The Raw and the Cooked 1969
Quoted in Claude Levi-Strauss, Edmund Leach 1970
"#12, Virginia Creeper on Pine"© 2009
"Autumn Missed Subset"
from the Convenient Non-locality Series©