Monthly Archives: May 2011

As David Foster Wallace saw it, irony could critique but it couldn’t nourish or redeem.

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Popularity

At my secondary school, the high-scoring wide receiver was more popular than the fat lineman. And the fat lineman was more popular than the team statistician. But you couldn’t really compare the wide receiver’s popularity to that of the actor … Continue reading

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Grothendieck came to consider the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques at Bures a gilded cage that kept him away from real life. The solidarity of outcasts had created in him a strong feeling of compassion. Grothendieck had always been uncomfortable … Continue reading

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(by ❏) via superneumannfrequencies (Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/aaron_mclaughlin/5393184155/in/photostream)

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Agriculture in the U.S. is shifting to areas like Iowa and Nebraska, where no one would live for the fun of it because it isn’t beautiful as in Montana! Here in Montana, people do want to live for the fun … Continue reading

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Nonspace by Emily Grundon (via triangulation) (Source: http://www.triangulationblog.com/2011/05/nonspace-by-emily-grundon.html)

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