Endless Disharmony / Telltale Ashes
Endless Disharmony / Telltale Ashes
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Art Ring Wist
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September 20, 2014 9:24:25am Houston, TX.
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"'The skyline of nuclear Houston, for example, is a simulacrum of Manhattan's. Houston rests on twelve thousand feet of montmorillontic clay, a substance that, when moist, turns into mobile jelly. After taking so much money out of the ground, the oil companies of Houston have put hundreds of millions back in. Houston is the world's foremost city in fat basements. It's tall buildings are magnified duck pins, bobbing in their own mire '"
John McPhee. ‘Annals of The Former World’, 1998. P.159.
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August 14, 2014 11:12:24am Houston, TX. (The Menil Collection).
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Dopa Ram
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"We see signs everywhere, but not the hyperobject as such. We see signs of doom, but the doom is nowhere objectively present. How easy it is for denialism to work its magic on Americans who are both very insecure and very nihilistic."
Timothy Morton, ‘Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World.’ 2013. P. 152.
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Little has been said or written about the ways a man may blast himself free. Why? I don’t know, unless the answer lies in our diseased values…Men are enmeshed in the cancerous discipline of ‘security,’ and in the worship of security we fling our lives beneath the wheels of routine–and before we know it our lives are gone.

What does a man really–really need? A few pounds of food each day, heat and shelter, six feet to lie down in–and some form of working activity that will yield a sense of accomplishment. That’s all–in the material sense. But we are brainwashed by our economic system until we end up in a tomb beneath a pyramid of time payments, mortgages, preposterous gadgetry, playthings that divert our attention from the sheer idiocy of the charade.

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Sterling Hayden, Wanderer, 1964
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The comet 67/P Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
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May 3, 2014 8:04:16pm, Houston, TX.
May 3, 2014 8:04:18pm, Houston, TX.
May 3, 2014 8:04:16pm, Houston, TX.
May 3, 2014 8:04:18pm, Houston, TX.