Expensive Consent

As there are costs for non-compliance, there are costs for compliance, viz., the death of the mind. Judith Butler

#twisdom #freedom

Not Logic

What is simple for our understanding is not necessarily so for our will. 

H.Bergson

#twisdom #feeling

Art SeesĀ 

Their function has been to make us see what we do not naturally perceive: They are the artists. H. Bergson 

#twisdom #art

Living Ideas

It is foolish to reckon that ideas are present only when they explicitly declare themselves.

Molly Worthen

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Artistry

Art can never be understood but can only be seen as a kind of magic.

Bill Reid

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Best Enemy

Our enemies are our best teachers. 

Buddhist saying

#twisdom #selfKnowledge

The New

No complication of the mathematical order with itself, however elaborate, can introduce an atom of novelty into the world.

Henri Bergson

#twisdom #creativity

Thinking Bodies

Man, like every living being, thinks continually without knowing it; what rises to consciousness is but the smallest part. 

Nietzsche

#twisdom #bodyMind

Communal Residual

We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.

Arthur Schopenhauer

#twisdom #conformity

Executive Limit

Der Mensch kann tun was er will; er kann aber nicht wollen was er will.

Man can do what he wills but he cannot will what to will.

Arthur Schopenhauer

#twisdom #will