“We may delude ourselves, but that’s hardly the point. We must give voice to the irrational as an act of conscience. It’s the closest thing we have to prayer.” - from 'The Siren of Montmartre' by Damian Murphy
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Le Neveu de Rameau
"Le Neveu de Rameau" by Denis Diderot, that I read many years ago, is a rambling philosophical dialogue that, I suddenly realise, seems to show the value of what I have long called the synchronised shards of random truth and fiction. Did this book invent brainstorming?