|'the phenomenon of nothing may be articulated
in terms of cosmology, theology, philosophy or poetry - and as
focuses on transforming, changing and creating. they celebrate
that which is in-between, that which is different, fake, alternative,
new and avantgarde. in more or less playful ways they negotiate
nothingness and the unknown ...
on artists, nothing and the avantgarde
... to be anything
(or anybody) is to be bounded, hemmed in, defined, and separated
by a circumambient frame of vacuity, ...
on death, angst and to not - in philosophy
physicists now believe that everything in our universe
- every speck of matter and every active force - arose from the
nothingness of empty space ...
on the vacuum of natural science
was hated, even feared, by the ancient Greek philosophers and
medieval Christian theologians alike, and for much of our history,
the mere possibility of nothing was strenuously denied. ...
on the medieval antipathy to nothing
... hinduism has embedded within it, a complex philosophy
of nothingness, seeing everything in the world as arising from
the pregnant void, known as Sunya. ...
on the pregnant nothing of non-western thought
those zeros at the bottoms of merchants' ledgers--each signifying
a perfect balance of credits and debits--served to impart to
zero the status of a true number; a status that was further
enhanced by the introduction of negative numbers. ...
on the zero of mathematics
former featured nothings
nothing of cyberspace - this virtual reality in which we
now are taking part ... (January-02)
nothing of terror and response on terror; - the World Trade
Center - Afghanistan and on ... (December-01)
is gratefully accepted!