Discernment requires mindfulness — of our abilities and weaknesses, of eternity...– God’s Longing for Us Fulfilled in Discernment
The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. Each evening...– John Berger, Ways of Seeing (via mythologyofblue)
The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition… always new books, new...– Roland Barthes (via asoapimpressionofhiswife)
Crush Point →
Crowds are a condition of urban life. On subways and sidewalks, in elevators and stores, we pass in and out of them in the course of a day, without pausing to consider by what mechanisms our brains guide us through so easily, rarely touching so much as a stranger’s shoulder. Crowds are often viewed as a necessary inconvenience of city living, but there are occasions when we gladly join them,...