For we that live to please must please to live. Special knowledge can be a terrible disadvantage if it leads you too far along a path you cannot explain anymore. One of my personal interests is applying the idea of the Long Now.
What and how do you write a personal site with the long-term in mind? What could you do if you started now? Of all the books I have delivered to the presses, none, I think, is as personal as the straggling collection mustered for this hodgepodge, precisely because it abounds in reflections and interpolations.
Few things have happened to me, and I have read a great many. Or rather, few things have happened to me more worth remembering than Schopenhauer’s thought or the music of England’s words. A man sets himself the task of portraying the world.
Through the years he peoples a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, fishes, rooms, instruments, stars, horses, and people. Shortly before his death, he discovers that that patient labyrinth of lines traces the image of his face. The Internet is self destructing paper.