Monthly Archives: February 2006

Heidegger’s Peasant Shoes?

While doing laundry at Central Coffee, I ran into a passage in “The Origin of the Work of Art” by Heidegger. He compared peasant shoes with a well-known painting by Van Gogh of peasant shoes. He wrote of the shoes … Continue reading

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A Post-Modern Valentine

“Love is giving something you don’t have to someone who doesn’t exist.”

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Locked/Unlocked and Urban Mushrooms

What does it mean for something to be locked? What does it mean for it to be unlocked? Are we hampered by the duality of locked/unlocked, or is there something in between? This photo demonstrates “locked” in Hayes Valley. This … Continue reading

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