"Let us unfasten the cocoon, awaken the chrysalis; let us restore to movement its mobility, to change its fluidity, to time its duration. Who knows but what the ‘great insoluble problems’ will remain attached to the outer shell? They were not concerned with movement or change or time, but solely with the conceptual cocoon which we mistakenly took for them or for their equivalent. Metaphysics will then become experience itself; and duration will be revealed as it really is—unceasing creation, the uninterrupted up-surge of novelty." —Bergson, The Creative Mind

"Let us unfasten the cocoon, awaken the chrysalis; let us restore to movement its mobility, to change its fluidity, to time its duration. Who knows but what the ‘great insoluble problems’ will remain attached to the outer shell? They were not concerned with movement or change or time, but solely with the conceptual cocoon which we mistakenly took for them or for their equivalent. Metaphysics will then become experience itself; and duration will be revealed as it really is—unceasing creation, the uninterrupted up-surge of novelty." —Bergson, The Creative Mind

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The Plane of Immanence

The Plane of Immanence

This blog is more or less an aesthetic expression of metaphysics, of the way art resounds in concepts and in thinking our way through them. "The plane of immanence is not a concept that is or can be thought but rather the image of thought, the image thought gives itself of what it means to think, to make use of thought, to find one's bearings in thought."-Deleuze