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Dorian Taylor’s Iconocodes 

The issue I have with code is that as a medi­um it is too damn pre­cise. You sim­ply can't op­er­ate over any con­cept until you have de­fined it ex­act­ly, whether or not it ex­hibits any fi­deli­ty to its ref­er­ent. Then there are the myr­i­ad con­sid­er­a­tions pe­cu­liar to the im­ple­men­ta­tion. It's like dig­ging the Pana­ma canal …

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Florensky’s “Aesthetics of Morality” 

Florensky understood that in the creation of beauty, be it artistic or personal beauty, that we are inspired in our action from a spiritual ascent. However, we often prevent that ascent from achieving its final end, and therefore, create an illusionary shell which can confuse and overwhelm us. He recognized, therefore, that it is not …

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the word (name?) as isotrope 

Florensky wrote: “it is the word alone, produced by the vocal organ, that makes the cognitive process possible, the word alone that makes objective what was still subjective and had not seemed even to ourselves to be the cognized truth before the word came along. On the other hand, the word pronounced sums up our …

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