Sunday, February 15, 2009

Quote of the Day (2/16/09)

What will be the physiognomy of painting, of poetry, of music, in a hundred years? No one can tell. As after the fall of Athens, of Rome, a long pause will intervene, caused by the exhaustion of consciousness itself. Humanity, to rejoin the past, must invent a second naiveté, without which the arts can never begin again.
--E. M. Cioran, The Trouble with Being Born

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