Monday, December 14, 2009

Greg's Journal of Found Things I

Brave New World Notes from my Journal
(Written exactly as it was on the page. I hope to one day get my scanner up and running so that I can present a visual of my notebook on Mondays. Until then I will type up my page. Enjoy.)

Ideas/Themes
Modernism towards Utopia
Pavlovian Training against books and flowers.
Context
Games are used as tools of consumption.
History is bunk, "Henry Ford" (Context)
Ford is God
Forbidden Books: Bibles, Poetry
"Science and technology may discipline even the most irreducible of human projects."
Good of Society
Monogomy not part of their world?
Family vs. the Mechanics of Industry.
Henry Ford said,

History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we made today.
Henry Ford, Interview in Chicago Tribune, May 25th, 1916 US automobile industrialist (1863 - 1947)

You can't build a reputation on what your going to do.
Henry Ford

Ending is better than mending (ethics of under consumption).
Socialism in the Nth degree
Has to be big enough for Gravity to pull into a perfect sphere.
Electromagnets hold smaller objects.

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