7.11.2020

On Kierkegaard's Fear & Trembling



Just talking about one of my favorite books of all time as I discuss:
  • Kierkegaard's strange authorship
  • His stages on life's way — the aesthetic, ethical, religious one, religious two
  • Faith as the suspension of the ethical 
  • The knight of infinite resignation vs the knight of faith 
  • Kierkegaard's beautiful reading of the story of Abraham and Isaac
I cannot recommend this book any more ardently — it's so funny and smart and profound. Oh yes.

Window as Screen: On Brendan Lott's "Safer at Home"

The conceit seems simple enough. During this "shelter in place", the artist takes photographs from his window into the apartments ...