The Future of Art
- My son, do you want to hear something strange? – Yes! What? - You know the new tree painting we did on the garage last week.. Up until around the year 2050 people generally did not have paintings on houses! – What? Were they grey? - Well, yes, many were. Often they would paint villas in One colour, like blue or yellow, but very rarely in more than one or two colours and almost never any...
Duram semolina, golden wheat wafting in Italian fields. Can you imagine how astonished the Italians would be if they knew that what they were exporting in 1971 was really loneliness? Excerpt from The Year of Spaghetti by Haruki Murakami
As a by-product of this same view, I received a telephone call one day at the graduate college at Princeton from Professor Wheeler, in which he said, “Feynman, I know why all electrons have the same charge and the same mass” “Why?” “Because, they are all the same electron!” And, then he explained on the telephone, “suppose that the world lines which...