What does it all mean…?

“If you do not know where you come from, then you don’t know where you are, and if you don’t know where you are, then you don’t know where you’re going. And if you don’t know where you’re going, you’re probably going wrong.”

[Terry Pratchett: “I Shall Wear Midnight”]

No direction home? John Callaway 2016

No direction home? John Callaway 2016

Nothing is a sign unless it is interpreted as a sign. Anything can be a sign as long as someone interprets it as ‘signifying’ something – referring to or standing for something  other than itself.

Who needs Roland Barthes when you’ve got Sonny Boy Williamson…

“Don’t start me talkin’
I’ll tell everything I know
I’m gonna break up this signifyin’
’cause somebody’s got to go…”

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One response to “What does it all mean…?

  • Christopher Lawrence

    The Terry Pratchett quote paraphrases Malcolm X.
    Missed your Skype call … still looking for the meaning of meaning … incremental advancement as the USA world sinks to new lows in its political machinations … but the UK is no option … your South Africa trip interests me …. we should talk …. perhaps a some say this is the testing planet, hell and heaven existing congruent to one another. Almost 72 and appreciative of reaching past the 3 score and ten ….

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