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Hidden in Plain Sight: On Reflection

Mirrors have interesting cultural connotations. They have been superstitiously seen as portals to another dimension through which spirits or demons can traverse, as status symbols for the wealthy to collect because silvering and glass-making technology was so difficult, rare, and … Continue reading

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Through the Crack in Consciousness: Nietzschean Metaphorizing

Or, on the Philia of Human Being  Nietzsche creates metaphors with words and phrases the way the eyes create neural metaphors out of photons, and the way the brain creates cognitive metaphors out of neurochemical impulses received from optic nerves—phenomenological … Continue reading

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A little glass ditty

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