Slow thinking, Fast thinking

In the language used by students of dyslexic problems “fast thinking” is termed “automaticity”. “Slow thinking” is what sufferers from dyslexia experience when reading a fairly normal printed page. They do not have the automaticity which most people have when reading.

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Healing as Killing

"Healing as Killing" is the title of a chapter in Psychopolitics. As usual Byung-Chul is questioning whether humanity is moving in the right direction: or, more to the point, as in his book 'The Scent of Time' (dyschronicity and the art of lingering), whether the mere fact of wanting to move somewhere may not be at the root of the problem.

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Wu Flu and “Le conseguenze dell’amore”

Wu flu is Wuhan influenza; Rona. We thought it was a joke, until it turned into covid and started killing people. He said he didn't know who he caught it from. His wife said she didn't know, but he must have caught it from someone, someone's droplets; someone who wasn't social distancing properly...

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Angels and Falling Angels

'Meister Eckhart' asked the gentleman. For he was a gentleman. 'Meister Eckhart, we understand about God and about men but what about the angels, what do the angels do, up there in the sky?' 'Angels' replied the master, in that slow way that he had, 'angels don't do anything. They celebrate.'

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