TIMES, TIME, AND HALF A TIME. A HISTORY OF THE NEW MILLENNIUM.

Comments on a cultural reality between past and future.

This blog describes Metatime in the Posthuman experience, drawn from Sir Isaac Newton's secret work on the future end of times, a tract in which he described Histories of Things to Come. His hidden papers on the occult were auctioned to two private buyers in 1936 at Sotheby's, but were not available for public research until the 1990s.



Saturday, July 2, 2011

Fireflies: Everything is Never As It Seems

Image Source: Firefly.

This evening I watched the stars in a yard full of fireflies. The sky winked down at Earth and the darkened countryside winked back at the sky. I started thinking what it must have been like before Christianity, when people believed old religions and animism. Although it's pretty evident that a lightning bug is a lightning bug, I could imagine how pre-Christians could have invented fairies in these hushed, night landscapes, as the heat of the day dispersed into evening mists.  There's an interesting blog post on fireflies' bioluminescence as a metaphor for the brevity of existence here.


Images (2008) © Judd Patterson. Source: Firefly.
Image Source: Metrolic.
Image © Matt BenDaniel.

Art installation Fireflies on the Water (2002) © by Yayo├» Kusama. Video Source: Youtube.
Another view of the same piece, as seen by gallery visitors. Video Source: Youtube.

Fireflies (2009) © Owl City/Universal Republic. Video Source: Youtube.

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