The Monochrome Experience: Just Married | + Opinion

via The Monochrome Experience: Just Married Opinion: Check out these great pics by my fav monochrome photographer, the self-professed “Time Traveler and Catalan Artist,” LLUÍS BUSSÉ. In the top photo, I love the different lines of action: The groom looks at us. The bride leans back, looking to keep her balance! The man in the… Read More The Monochrome Experience: Just Married | + Opinion

The Hindu Linga – Sacred image of creativity

In Hinduism a linga or lingam is a stone pillar or a carving which most observers say has a phallic shape. Some parochial scholars and Freudians associate this essentially Shaivite image with mere sexuality. The British missionary William Ward criticized the linga as a sign of a supposedly debauched Hindu religion.¹ For many Hindus, this… Read More The Hindu Linga – Sacred image of creativity

The Fear That Synthesizers Would Ruin Music | JSTOR Daily | + Opinion

A German musicologist complained in 1954 that they reminded him of “barking hell-hounds.” Source: The Fear That Synthesizers Would Ruin Music | JSTOR Daily Opinion: The above-linked article talks about early fears surrounding the advent of electronic music, but it points to a larger truth: Technology is not the enemy. How we potentially misuse it… Read More The Fear That Synthesizers Would Ruin Music | JSTOR Daily | + Opinion