Clippings

Bits and pieces of writings that I have collected from books and other writings everywhere wherever I found htem on the internet or elsewhere.

To terror succeeded a languor and lassitude not without charm — passivity, acquiescence, indulgence — he felt, as it were, the strong caress of another will flowing over him like water and clothing him with invisible hands in an impalpable garment.

We hypostatize information into objects. Rearrangement of objects is change in the content of the information; the message has changed. This is a language which we have lost the ability to read. We ourselves are a part of this language; changes in us are changes in the content of the information. We ourselves are information-rich; information enters us, is processed and is then projected outward once more, now in an altered form. We are not aware that we are doing this, that in fact this is all we are doing.

Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he is supposed to be doing at that moment.

A finite game is a game you play to win, and an infinite game is a game you play to continue the play. An infinite player has the talent of seeing when someone is about to lose, and is able to either change the rules or otherwise find a way of getting that person back into the play.