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" An adjective, such as 'flimsy,' describes someone's access to a thing, such as 'argument.' But that's just that someone's access. It may be accurate. But it's theirs nevertheless. "
" Somewhat selfishly, perhaps, I like to think that the best people sometimes take a few goes to get a job. "
" Reductionism and elimination make one feel clever, but what happens when the meditator drops her fixation on feeling clever? "
" There is no essence, but there is a flux that is more real than any instance of the flux, such as a milk bottle or a tiger. "
" Losing a fantasy is much harder than losing a reality. "
" If you have suffered from trauma, one of the most healing things that can happen to you is being seen. Being seen doesn't have to mean that someone actually lays their eyes on you, although that certainly helps. "
" After a lifetime of listening to every Floyd album pretty much all the time - they're etched - 'Animals' is the one I can listen to again and again. "
" Trivially speaking, ecological awareness means realising that beings are interconnected in some way, but then we have to figure out what this interconnection actually means. "
" Invoking Nature always measures the distance we have yet to travel to achieve real progress on environmental issues. "
" Unfortunately, of course, guilt is an artifact of agricultural-age religion and is designed specifically to prevent humans from thinking and operating on a collective level. "
" I believe art is a way to attune to what reality is, which is a weird reality. "
" The waste products in Earth's crust are also the human in this expanded, spectral sense. One's garbage doesn't go 'away' - it just goes somewhere else. "
" Our ecological emergency demands proactive choices, not reactive sideswipes. "
" Nothingness is not nothing at all, so it is physical, but not in the sense of constant presence. Nothingness is disturbing. It is there in a mind-independent sense; it is part of what is given. "
" Always say less than you think you need. Inject some space into the conversation. "
" A weird thing is a strange loop, what some of us call 'an object.' Thus it is looked down on by the constructivist spokespeople of anti-art, which is also an anti-products movement - the dominant mode of high art since the inception of the Anthropocene. "
" I like to think of myself as the corniest, most awful thing you could possibly imagine. "
" When you watch one person on stage trying to surmount their fate only in that very action to embody it, it's called a tragedy. When you see a lot of people doing it on stage, it's called 'Fawlty Towers.' "
" I find it beyond stunning that there is a school of thought or two out there that swears we are into solids and that solids are bad and liquids are good. "
" It's easier to be the art school band than to be the Beatles. "
" Unfortunately, there are some ecological phenomenological chemicals within consumerism. "
" Am I simply a vehicle for numerous bacteria that inhabit my microbiome? Or are they hosting me? "
" When you make or study art, you are not exploring some kind of candy on the surface of a machine. You are making or studying causality. "
" I discover in my experiential space evidence for the wrongness of solipsism, and this evidence is called beauty. "
" If you're applying for jobs, get a suit now, whether or not you get an interview. Spend as much as you can on it without breaking the bank. It will do you some good. "
" Symbiosis can fail in various different ways: if there's too much stomach bacteria in my stomach, I might have some problems. If there's too little, I might have some problems. There's a sort of dynamic system there. "
" OOO objects have all the abjection added back in. They don't behave like normalized patriarchal subjects at all. "
" 'Free speech' isn't speech at all if it's being used without listening, attention, or care. "
" Since appearance can't be peeled decisively from the reality of a thing, attunement is a living, dynamic relation with another being. "
" One advantage of arguing that causality is aesthetic is that it allows us to consider what we call consciousness alongside what we call things. "
" Since when did scientific evidence become a reason to shy away from ecological action just because it wasn't popular? "