"The primary function of the human mind is to build worlds." Jerome Bruner.
Every Picture tells a story, whether the Artist includes one or not. Our minds gather visual and auditory data and assemble them into patterns based on our experiences. This is what our brains and their incumbent perceptions were designed to do. This logically makes the idea of a random universe into a nonsense. It's something we simply can't perceived, so we intellectualise it and tell ourselves a story about chance. But even that is an organised and highly structured mythology. This paradox is largely ignored, with its intrinsically contradictory in its nature, with chance becoming a character functioning as part of the organised structure. These mythologies give rise to monsters and prodigies, assemblages of hybrid things and personifications of deep forces of the universe and psychology, which ironically have more truth to them than a lot of what passes for science.
Enjoy the Monsters, they reflect us...
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