בסיעתא דשמיא

Writing

  • Animal Welfare
  • Art History
  • Bond Hill
  • coding
  • Ears
  • Film
  • Image Macro
  • Judaic Studies
  • Kittehs
  • Mythology
  • Open Source & Free-Culture
  • Pedagogy
  • Poetry
  • Politics
  • Reports from the Front
  • Town & Environmental Planning

Eldritch Posts


Reality and Hallucination: Towards a Talmudic Ontology of Consensus (by way of demons)

litterbox

In his 1978 essay, “How to Build a Universe That Doesn’t Fall Apart Two Days Later“, Philip K. Dick wrote, “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” This ontology is challenged by a syndrome recently brought to my attention in a recent post on boingboing.net, “Hallucinations . . . → Continue reading: Reality and Hallucination: Towards a Talmudic Ontology of Consensus (by way of demons)

בסיעתא דארעא