July 01, 2008

A kinder, gentler squid

Consciousness is something we do when we're not busy, so time flies when you are. 1/3 through the last eight weeks of working like a madman. I've got the schedule hacked and plates are spinning all around, but it's easy to get lost in the turns.

"How do you see yourself and your ideal self? When you see the differences, you get a visual image of why someone is confused"
Dr Richard Varnes on The Leary Circle, quoted on p91 of R. Greenfield's Timothy Leary: A Biography

Meanwhile, below is a video of cephalopods doing their essentially alien thing, which kicks in around the two minute mark. However you feel, stick around to 4:25 and see octopus magic. There are reasons why I don't eat these creatures.

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