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“We got a kick out of Wikipedia trying to explain Carhenge…. Why does it need ‘explained’?” —Carhenge.

“We got a kick out of Wikipedia trying to explain Carhenge…. Why does it need ‘explained’?” —Carhenge.

Inside the Chauvet Cave: “…the chasm between an intellectual appreciation and an emotional experience is very deep. On entering the cave, the images were immediately and effortlessly more sophisticated and poignant than imaginable.” —Peter Robinson in a rare 2005 visit to La grotte Chauvet-Pont-d’arc.

Inside the Chauvet Cave: “…the chasm between an intellectual appreciation and an emotional experience is very deep. On entering the cave, the images were immediately and effortlessly more sophisticated and poignant than imaginable.” —Peter Robinson in a rare 2005 visit to La grotte Chauvet-Pont-d’arc.

“I had always been intrigued by the emotional aspect of adventure gaming—the fact that people get so personally involved.” —Roberta Williams. Says Williams of her game development experience, “I do feel that King’s Quest IV was a pivotal game in bringing in more female players.”

“I had always been intrigued by the emotional aspect of adventure gaming—the fact that people get so personally involved.” —Roberta Williams. Says Williams of her game development experience, “I do feel that King’s Quest IV was a pivotal game in bringing in more female players.”

“You’ll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.” —Odysseus Elytis.

“You’ll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.

“That’s where I keep my macramé.” —Elizabeth Collins Stoddard, Dark Shadows.

“That’s where I keep my macramé.

“Dada means nothing. We want to change the world with nothing.” —Richard Huelsenbeck

“Dada means nothing.

“An academic dialect is perfected when its terms are hard to understand and refer only to one another.” —Mason Cooley.

“An academic dialect is perfected when its terms are hard to understand and refer only to one another.” —Mason Cooley.

“Depersonalized animators become the mechanisms that breathe a simulated and disincarnated life into these perfect reproductions of human beings. It is a strange sorcery, a super-Brechtian dream of distance and dissociation.” —Colette Godard on Bunraku, in Le Monde, 1974. Translated by Alexander Alland, Jr.

“Depersonalized animators become the mechanisms that breathe a simulated and disincarnated life into these perfect reproductions of human beings. It is a strange sorcery, a super-Brechtian dream of distance and dissociation.” —Colette Godard on Bunraku, in Le Monde, 1974. Translated by Alexander Alland, Jr.

“All of those cars were once just a dream in somebody’s head.” —Peter Gabriel.

“All of those cars were once just a dream in somebody’s head.” —Peter Gabriel.

“There’s a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker.” —Charles Schulz.

“There’s a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker.” —Charles Schulz.

A sign which you’ll see in modern society every day of your life, always obey, and seldom notice.

A sign which you’ll see in modern society every day of your life, always obey, and seldom notice.

“It is hard for power to enjoy or incorporate humour and satire in its system of control.” —Dario Fo.

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“The Bunraku is built out of major contrasts between immediacy and distancing; between artificial reality and composed artificiality. In fact Bunraku can profitably be seen as a game that emphasizes these contrasts. … This is the same overall mechanism that drives the Noh theatre, but in Bunraku, a different set of techniques is employed.” —Alexander Alland, Jr, The Drama Review, 1979.

“The Bunraku is built out of major contrasts between immediacy and distancing; between artificial reality and composed artificiality. In fact Bunraku can profitably be seen as a game that emphasizes these contrasts. … This is the same overall mechanism that drives the Noh theatre, but in Bunraku, a different set of techniques is employed.” —Alexander Alland, Jr, The Drama Review, 1979.

“As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.” —Thomas Browne.

“As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.” —Thomas Browne.

“Please don’t throw away / my little owl macramé.” Final verse from the poem “Plight of the Macramé Owl” by Annie Zalezsak of the Macramé Owl Sanctuary.  http://www.macrameowl.com

“Please don’t throw away / my little owl macramé.” Final verse from the poem “Plight of the Macramé Owl” by Annie Zalezsak of the Macramé Owl Sanctuary. http://www.macrameowl.com

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