Monday, June 13, 2011

PROBE LIST: 195 to 207

195. The ultimate "ground" -- the mystery of boundless existence -- is made manifest by human experience and affirmed in religious faith. - B.N.

196. Once upon a time, "reality" meant matching the old. Today, "reality" means making the new. - B.N.

197. Truly comprehensive thinkers are anathema to those who build systems and think along linear, compartmentalized lines. - Edward T. Hall

198. Instant information creates involvement in depth. - M.M.

199. The entire world of technology makes sense by miming the human body and faculties. - M.M.

200. The chair enhances the head and it pushes aside the rest of the body. - W. Constantineau

201. The chair names the parts of the body as it numbs them: feet, legs, seat, back and arms. - W. Constantineau

202. Under electric conditions, as all leaders now know, every seat is a hot-seat. So they now stand and we recline. - W. Constantineau

203. Perception: A proportion among proportions apprehended in our sensory lives. - St. Thomas Aquinas

204. My work is designed for the pragmatic purpose of trying to understand our technological environment and its psychic and social consequences. - M.M.

205. My purpose is to employ facts as tentative probes, as means of insight, of pattern recognition. - M.M.

206. Unless you see both Ground and Figure simultaneously, you don't have the whole picture. - M.M.

207. I want to map new terrain rather than chart old landmarks. - M.M.

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