Music · Quotes

“Any thinking about the forms of meaning must grapple with music . . . 

It is fair to say that our insights into the nature of music, . . . of the ways in which music comes to “possess” and affect our psyche, have not progressed decisively beyond Plato . . . Music [is] the elect companion of identity, the homecoming to that inside oneself which time has in… Continue reading “Any thinking about the forms of meaning must grapple with music . . . 

Books · Poetry · Quotes

“Now there are some things we all know, but we don’t take’m out an and look at’m very often.”

We all know that something is eternal. And it ain’t houses and it ain’t names, and it ain’t earth, and it ain’t even the stars . . . everybody in their bones knows that something is eternal, and that something has to do with human beings. All the greatest people ever lived have been telling us that for… Continue reading “Now there are some things we all know, but we don’t take’m out an and look at’m very often.”