The origins of pleasure

Interesting talk by Paul Bloom on how the history of what we are looking at can have a big impact on how we perceive it. We don’t just respond to things as we see them,…

How artistic idolatry stops us from learning from the arts

A while ago I was watching a documentary on the great masterpieces of the art, in this episode the star was A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat. Mainly this…