My article “Consequences of Relativity in Evolutionary Biology” has been posted to GroundReport. I’m pleased with myself because I believe that I have actually been somewhat comprehensible and written something worthwhile. It’s also a little sad- I’ve said what I wanted to and I’ll need to start something new. One of these days I’ll write something longer than a page and a half.
The Birth of Comedy out of the Suicide of Tragedy Or: Letterman and Leno Nietzsche felt that the rise of the comedic play signaled the end of the traditional Greek tragedy, and with it, great art. However, this new comedy still retained much of the old theory behind his conception of the tragedy. The two primitive artistic impulses represented by the Gods Apollo and Dionysus are still critical, but in comedy the old duality is […]