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My brother, who lives in Oregon, has just published a book. It delves into the most intimate and profound aspects of ritual, and how engaging with one’s own patterns of ritual creatively can improve one’s life, and open one’s mind to insight about the world around you. The book is called Matter, Qualia, Mind and Cosmos. I asked him to write me something that could help me connect his thoughts with the concerns of architects. Here is what he sent me:
Architecture is very qualiadelic. The perfect building is as elusive as the perfect snowflake. Both form around qualia: snowflakes form around hexagons and buildings form around the designs of architects. They are inevitably flawed – every snowflake is unique and so is every building – but therein lies the charm. Alas, if a snowflake is too unique, if it strays too…
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