Monday, 22 June 2009

"Write about the geometries of fading light"

I guess that mathematics laid claim to symmetry first, citing geometric shapes and absolute design as proof of all theoretical truth. And so philosophy, the sweet&numberless path to knowledge, was left to search among the wasteland; picking at figures&angles and holding them steady even in the fading of the light, in that back-turned glare of never knowing. Those men whose studies were marred by science yelled of ecstasy whilst bathing in religious triumph; Descrartes’ claims at definity, Spinoza heading promises of God with mathematical certainty

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