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"Connections and Why They Matter"
Most of what happens in our life will spark a connection. Life connects with what has been found in books. Books connect with what happens in life. Use the connections to help you see more clearly. A love of reading and writing is what motivated the creation of this blog. Thank you for coming to the blog.
Life's Meaning: it Matters
Short Essays on the Human Condition and Life’s Meaning
If as Tony Hillerman said, “Everything is connected”, then does that fact help us in a search for meaning? Harold Bloom, a Yale professor thought Shakespeare had some answers to this and pointed out that with his extensive vocabulary and writings that Shakespeare had captured what he called the Human Condition?
Meaning as suggested by these two authors is connections of humans with perhaps everything. (see prior post)
Art and Nature are important connections for humans. They evoke thoughts and form connections that change our understanding of ourselves.
Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves offering, like art, connections.
What is it that this building is saying to us? Does it speak of itself or of the human viewer? People live here, at least they seem to on the top floors. Maybe it is safer up there at night? How many people look up there each day?