I will cut out from you the righteous and the wicked.
Internal complexity and external diversity in structures are the result of
simple and common units combining and arranging themselves in differing
That which dazzles the eye initially and is received as unprecendented is
later percieved through examination of its parts to be a complex but still
entirely comprehensible system.
Nietzsche has done no harm in France because France has understood that thought can exist apart from action… so Diomedes in De Gourmont’s story is able to think things which translation into action would spoil.
December 22, 2010
That which seeks out the exotic redresses the uneven distribution of a
Novelty is a request for counter-examples against a background of boredom.