Day 164: June 13 – The Boundaries of Scepticism

~ London Zoo Wisdom In all the events of life, we ought still to preserve our scepticism. If we believe that fire warms, or water refreshes, it is only because it costs us too much pains to think otherwise. ~ David Hume ~ Wit If it squirms, it’s biology; if it stinks, it’s chemistry; if it … Continue reading

Lego Piano

Eyes on Me

Interlude: The Human Condition

A very good friend and mentor of mine once told me three important things: Never trust completely what you hear. There is more that meets the eye. There is always two sides of a coin. I took his advice to heart for these three statements explains the human condition.   If you like the three … Continue reading

Act III: Hunter and Hunted

Scene I: Truth and Tale “I saw him!” said Valentine to Lord Highbrow, “Lego Stoutheart, the son of your arch enemy! He was standing right there talking to Liliete from that very spot!” “Impossible, Valentine,” said Lord Highbrow, “she could not have heard him from the balcony if he stood where you are pointing at.” … Continue reading

Act II: Ladder of Love

Prologue The artist is the creator of beautiful things. To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim. The critic is he who can translate into another manner or a new material his impression of beautiful things. The highest as the lowest form of criticism is a mode of autobiography. Those who find ugly … Continue reading