Monthly Archives: April 2015


Art is short for Artificial

By |2015-04-24T19:31:42+00:00April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Armchair Metaphysics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a pretty basic thing that we tend to gloss over.  It might actually be short for "artifice" but it is for sure not short for "Arthur." Not only are our creations not "just" the finger pointing at the moon, they are a photograph of an oil painting of the finger pointing at the moon. [...]