hesitant aranta



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incoming
Nicomachean Ethics//Aristotle
Eudemian Ethics//Aristotle
Poetics//Aristotle
De Anima//Aristotle
Cause, Necessity and Blame//Richard Sorabji
The Fragility of Goodness//Martha C. Nussbaum
Essays on Aristotle's Ethics//Amelie Rorty (editor)
Aristotle's Theory of Action//David Charles
Aristotle on Moral Responsibility//Susan S. Meyer
The Fabric of Character//Nancy Sherman
Choosing Character//Jonathan Jacobs
Aristotle's Psychology//Daniel N. Robinson

Volta//Björk
Medùlla//Björk
Vespertine//Björk
Vespertine Live at the Royal Opera House//Björk

Carbon Monoxide//Marlboro Reds
caffeine in not so large ammounts

a whole lotta love

secondary bibliography

overt influences
straying

[...]
Wie ich mechanisch eine neue Zigarrette drehe und die braunen Stäubchen mit feinem Prickeln auf das weißgelbe Löschpapier der Schreibmappe niedertaumeln, will es mir unwarscheinlich werden, daß ich noch wache. Und wie die feuchtwarme Abendluft, die durch das offene Fenster neben mir hereingeht, die Rauchwölkchen so seltsam formt und aus dem Bereich der grünbeschirmten Lampe ins Mattschwarze trägt, steht es mir fest, daß ich schon träume.
Da wird's natürlich schon ganz arg; denn diese Meinung wirft der Phantasie die Zügel auf den Rücken. Hinter mir knackt heimlich neckend die Stuhllehne, daß es mir jäh wie hastiger Schauder durch alle Nerven fährt. Das stört mich ärgerlich in meinem tiefsinnigen Studium der Bizarren Rauchschriftzeichen, die im mich irren, und über die einen Leitfaden zu ferfassen ich bereits entschlossen war.
Aber nun ist die Ruhe zum Teufel. Tolle Bewegung in allen Sinnen. Fiebrisch, nervös, wahnsinnig. Jeder Laut keift. Und mit all dem verwirrt steigt Vergessenes auf. Einst dem Sehsinn Eingeprägtes, das sich seltsam erneut; mit dem Fühlen dazu von damals. [...] Vision. Proza-Skizze//Thomas Mann.


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3.3.05

:: lack of subjectivity ::
it has been haunting me. is there truth in such a statement?, if so, what kind of truth? i find it difficult to understand how one could come to one such conclusion; we are brought into the world and introduced to most all of our thoughts through a distinction that now seems to become blurred. and i wonder what kind of faith is needed in order to maintain oneself sane once it is acknowledged. perhaps that could explain why certain things appear as "really" important, while others, simply as a misunderstanding, as a corruption. i used to think that that part of the activity that thinking involves was -is- what must be sought, then i changed my mind, i came to believe that in the end, all is no more that a simple game that one must learn to play in order to understand; now, i'm not so sure.
i've lost myself in this. can i be recovered?
does recovery imply another kind of loss?
i had the opportunity today to re-view myself through known eyes, i am not as myself as i would have hoped. the terrible look in her eyes when i confessed not having drawn anything in almost three years froze me; i stood there, in that restaurant, knowing that i had decided to leave myself behind, searching for a truth that must never be sought after. nevertheless, this new thing is comforting -in many ways it's making me happy-, a new self built up from scratch, self-approval is now relevant for i am no longer tied to what for so long was thought of me. i am hoping to become myselfish.
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