Thought Itself

The History of Philosophy, Logic & The Mind with Eric Gerlach




Many years ago, as I was arguing with a friend about subjective and objective truth, we passed by the Berkeley Art Museum, and I gestured to this statue, remarking that different people could interpret this in different ways. My friend replied that it was clearly an anchor from a large ship. I laughed out loud, as I could now see it as an anchor, but I replied that it was no longer an anchor, but a piece of art outside a museum. That exchange has stayed with me. What does it mean about our culture that anchors can be abstract statues, and statues can be recognized as former anchors?

Thoth’s Game by Severus Tare

Foucault is in Your Base, Thrillin’ Ur Neurons

Awesome Foucault Meme

Yoko Ono screaming at people

Here is Yoko Ono, the Fluxus performance artist, channeling Schwitters as she covers Katy Perry.

Gongsun Long comic from

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