Control

“(…) aunque nuestra capacidad de modificar el medio exterior es muy limitada, tenemos una capacidad virtualmente sin límites de jugar con la versión interiorizada del medio ambiente que llevamos en nuestras cabezas.”

— Edmund Leach. “Cultura y comunicación: La lógica de la conexión de los símbolos”.

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2 Responses to Control

  1. Jaime Garza says:

    En el ocio y la contemplación se la pasa uno brincando bardas, jugando a que es mariposa y tirando burbujas desde un tejado. Medio explota la cabeza con esa reflexión de Leach.

  2. cf says:

    “More and more, the island was becoming an exact model of his head. His movement across this forgotten terrain was a journey not merely through the lands’ past but through his own.” – J. G. Ballard

    “An invisible occupant seems always to have left before the visitor arrived, and though he may be followed he will never be found. The visitor soon comes to the end of this off-putting, objectless labyrinth when he realises, in a flash of lucidity, that he is remembering what has been happening: it was he, erratic and disorientated, who has left each room in the very moment he himself had come in.” – Josep Quetglas

    “Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears even if the thread of their discourse is secret. Their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful and everything conceals something else.” – Italo Calvino

    le diste justo en el clavo a lo que estoy investigando desde hace unos meses.

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