“Order, order!” / Memorable Fancies #0962

[“Delusions can be regarded as ‘theories’ that the subject constructs to impose order and meaning on anomalous experiences.” – Tim Bayne] Let’s just give up trying to impose order and meaning on our world, shall we? It’s just a delusion, anyway. … [Read more...]

“Epiphany” / A Memorable Fancy #143

The play was over. Right? The actors bowed, the curtain closed. But what had happened? Act I had been promising, with vivid characters and an intricate but engaging plot. In Act II complications occurred, threats, secrets, conspiracies, the occasional hint of sex. Audience members caught themselves holding their breath in anticipation. But then, Curtain. What? Just when we were about to get to the whole point of the play! The audience stood up, dazed, cheated, began to file out. Life always … [Read more...]