Beethoven and Philosophy

Beethoven and Philosophy Many people are not aware of the fact that Beethoven’s tremendous musical innovation was in part influenced by the incredible innovation occurring in German philosophy at that time. Beethoven knew several members of the German Idealist movement […]

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Look Fear in the Face

look fear in the face – Eleanor Roosevelt from You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life Eleanor Roosevelt is underappreciated as a person of wisdom. Her book, You Learn by Living is well worth reading. It […]

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Intelligence

Intelligence is not thinking you know everything without questioning, but questioning everything you think you know. This is not the same as skepticism. It is not questioning that knowledge is possible, it is question whether I have knowledge. As Descartes […]

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Double Positive

During a lecture, the Oxford linguistic philosopher J. L. Austin made the claim that although a double negative in English implies a positive meaning, there is no language in which a double positive implies a negative. To which Columbia University […]

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Jef Stott

Origins: U.S., North Africa, Middle East Styles: Arabica, Turkish, ambient – dark, world groove, lounge, Balkan, neo-folk, ethno techno Discography: Jef Stott solo 2015 – Jef Stott Remixes, Volume 1 2012 – Arcana 2008 – Saracen 2007 – SoukSonik Lumin […]

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Desert Dwellers

  Origins: The Desert, United States Styles: Chillout, trance Discography: Over 60 releases For a list, Click Here. Web Site: desertdwellers.org/ [DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_PLUS] One of the interesting sub-genres of world fusion music is what I will call “festival trance.” A favorite […]

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BaBa ZuLa

Origins: Turkey Styles: Neo-folk,  psychedelic, acid folk, world groove Discography: 2017 – XX 2017 – XX Dub 2014 – 34 Oto Sanayi 2010 – Gecekondu 2007 – Kökler 2006 – Dondurmam Gaymak 2005 – Duble Oryantal (with Mad Professor) 2003 […]

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Seneca - The mind must rest

Our Minds Must Relax

  Our minds must relax: they will rise better and keener after a rest. Just as you must not force fertile farmland, as uninterrupted productivity will soon exhaust it, so constant effort will sap our mental vigour, while a short […]

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