December 2, 2016
OK, so consider this.
- Fractals are kitsch
- Recursion is a cliché
- Quantum theory is banal
- Nature just reminds us of shitty motivational posters or the default wallpaper in Windows XP
- Infinity is middlebrow.
Do we live in the age of the post-sublime?
(This is the first in a series I’m calling “Drunk Theories”, because they’re speculative and probably full of shit, but kind of fun to think of, although not really that fun to hear).