Noam Chomsky, such an unlikely political activist, a professor of linguistics from one of the most renowned universities on earth.. If you haven’t read any of his books I suggest you get on it!
“Life is full of little pleasures”.
Aztec cosmogram in the pre-Hispanic Codex Fejérváry-Mayer - the fire god Xiuhtecuhtli is in the center
“We are speaking in the illustrious dialect of Latin we call Spanish, and it too is an episode of that nostalgia, of that amorous and at times bellicose commerce between Orient and Occident, for the discovery of America is due to the desire to read the Indies. We call the people of Moctezuma and Atahualpa Indians precisely because of this error, because the Spaniards believed they had reached the Indies. This little lecture is part of that dialogue between East and West.”
- Borges, Seven Nights
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.