Wen Fang - The Female Book, 2011
Yohji Yamamoto S/S 2009 / Doru Covrig “Hands”
I was unexpectedly recruited for a racing team while I was out today. Their main sponsor is a coffee shop that’s probably on every corner in America; you know the one. I don’t know how proudly I’d be wearing their name (by that I mean not at all), but we’ll see next year when the season ramps up again.
“Creative ideas probably occur as part of a potentially dangerous mental process, when associations in the brain are flying freely during unconscious mental states — how thoughts must become momentarily disorganized prior to organizing. Such a process is very similar to that which occurs during psychotic states of mania, depression, or schizophrenia. In fact, the great Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler, who gave schizophrenia its name, described a “loosening of associations” as its most characteristic feature: “Of the thousands of associative threads that guide our thinking, this disease seems to interrupt, quite haphazardly, sometimes single threads, sometimes a whole group, and sometimes whole segments of them.”
— If you read one thing today, make it this pause-giving study on the relationship between creativity and mental illness
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. — Arthur Schopenhauer || Psychological Observations
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After a little more than a month off the bike, my back feels like it belongs to a geriatric patient after today’s quick spin. However, I look forward to eating 2,000 calorie meals again with no fucks given. Bring on the pain.
I love coffee. I sometimes get excited at night thinking of the coffee I’ll get to drink in the morning. Coffee is reason to wake up. There are other reasons, of course. But coffee is the incentive, at the very least. — Annie Clark
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People understand me so poorly that they don’t even understand my complaint about them not understanding me. — Søren Kierkegaard, The Journals of Kierkegaard
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Adam Lupton’s paintings show the passing of time as a disorienting blur.
Taking LSD was a profound experience, one of the most important things in my life. LSD shows you that there’s another side to the coin, and you can’t remember it when it wears off, but you know it. It reinforced my sense of what was important—creating great things instead of making money, putting things back into the stream of history and of human consciousness as much as I could. — Steve Jobs on LSD
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Coincidentally, my bike shares the same name as a very popular recreational drug. I can’t say I was put off by it, but rather just the opposite.
The paper that mathematically disproves the existence of black holes is merely 8 pages long. Incredible.