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Fertility of limits

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce was led to the invention of photography by the realization that his hand was not steady nor accurate enough to trace and reproduce the images projected by his camera obscura, like his contemporaries used to do. He … Continue reading

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A world without us

The world began without man and will end without him. The institutions, morals and customs that I shall have spent my life noting down and trying to understand are the transient efflorescence of a creation in relation to which they … Continue reading

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Mirage-like voices

With all due respect to religions and to their believers, to me, imagining (g)od as an anthropomorphic being – or to anything close to anthropomorphic –, as “someone” we can address with a “you” or a “Thou”, who constantly watches … Continue reading

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