thought


“I don’t have any ideas myself; I have a vacant mind, in order to do exactly what the inspiration calls for… Art is responded to with emotion… art is not intellectual at all. … I guess I am rather extreme. I think we don’t deserve any credit. The inspiration comes to me and tells me exactly what to do… I gave up all of theory… so that leaves me with a clear mind. … An empty mind, so when something comes into it, you can see it… “


YouTube – Jeg går en Tur – A self portrait by Lasse Gjertsen

In My Language

A M Baggs: “The first part is in my ‘native language’, and then the second part provides a translation, or at least an explanation. This is not a look-at-the-autie gawking freakshow as much as it is a statement about what gets considered thought, intelligence, personhood, language, and communication, and what does not.”

Autism Rights

Edge: THE PANCAKE PEOPLE, OR, “THE GODS ARE POUNDING MY HEAD”

Lewis Fry Richardson’s answer to the question of creative thinking by machines is a circuit diagram, drawn in the late 1920s and published in 1930, illustrating a self-excited, non-deterministic circuit with two semi-stable states, captioned “Electrical Model illustrating a Mind having a Will but capable of only Two Ideas.”