The Physical State of Life

The history of human thought is filled with a recognition that living things are semifluid, semisolid phenomena.

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The idea of life as a kind of compromise between solidness and fluidity is not new. It’s as ancient as the philosophy, science, art, religion and mythology of every culture. Lao Tzu made the argument long ago in the Tao Te Ching

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A concept of aesthetic complexity based on universal animal preferences for mixtures of simple, more and less exciting physical and psychological opposites.

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Thermoaesthetics

Thermoaesthetics

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A concept of aesthetic complexity based on universal animal preferences for mixtures of simple, more and less exciting physical and psychological opposites.