…sometimes you need to laugh on a monday. ∞ This is what happens when you reply to spam email. James Veitch. December 2015. Found here.
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth in him, if he rests at last on the divine soul, I see not how it can be otherwise. The last chamber, the last closet, he must feel was never opened; there is always a residuum unknown, unanalyzable. That is every man believes that he has a greater possibility. Ralph Waldo Emerson This could take some tangential twists… I was introduced to Mr Emerson by someone who once told me “our moods do not believe in each other”. The person in question was telling me that we were in two separate places whilst trying to forge a connection; I had wondered in what context it had came from and so I read Mr Emerson’s essay “Circles”. I tend not to read such writings often because whilst I find them enlightening, I also find myself getting frustrated at how convoluted some can be. However whilst making
My original intention for this post travel post was to be all about the trip and lots of pictures and stories from Spain…however on occasion conversations just come out of nowhere that get you thinking. It all started with a book in mind but a conversation about a quantum physics theory, stick with me here… I was sent an article by a friend about scientists that were looking into the reactions of atoms and part of their conclusions from the experiment were that the future may be able to affect the present. I am currently reading The End of Mr Y by Scarlett Thomas, I hadn’t gotten very far through the book at the point of this discussion, but there was a lot of talk about thought experiments; like the one that sparked the above theory. At the time I was recounting some of the very interesting points that the author brings up, I wont go into too much detail,
Sometimes a thought materialises in the jumble of my mind and then I find myself in situations where it continuously loops through my consciousness. Is it possible to fundamentally change yourself? As humans the majority of us can adapt to fit into our surroundings. For example when starting a new job there is an extent of time when you are not yourself; you are a cautious you or an over exuberant you. You are the you that you need to be to find out how you will fit into the new surroundings. Eventually however you will most likely plateau into the real you for that setting. I believe that everyone has many selves, the person you are around your family, the person you are around your friends, your partner, co-workers, strangers, alone…that’s not to say that the difference has to be an extensive one, it could be exceptionally subtle but I do believe its there. What I have been wondering