fuckyeahexistentialism

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"Everything we care about lies somewhere in the middle, where pattern and randomness interlace."

James Gleick, The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood, Pantheon, 2011

"Humans are pattern-seeking story-telling animals, and we are quite adept at telling stories about…

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Kate MccGwires Feather sculptures

Kate MccGwire’s feather sculptures are awe inspiring in their detail; they are the type of thing that is marveled. Gathering, peeling, and layering are just a few ways she constructs her work. The materials, vibrant colors, and tactile quality gives them an uncanny feeling.

Oh! These make me think of the dragons in Madeleine L’Engle’s books!

horriblybookish
  • lypophrenia: a feeling of sadness seemingly without a cause
  • drapetomania: an overwhelming urge to run away
  • escapism: a mental desire to retreat from unpleasant realities through fantasy
  • wanderlust: a desire to travel, to understand one’s very existence
  • dysania: the state of finding it difficult to get out of bed in the morning
  • sanctuary: a small safe place in a troubling world
  • metathesiophobia: fear of change