by zunguzungu

“We all begin with the natural equipment to live a thousand kinds of life but end in the end having lived only one.”

Clifford Geertz, “The Impact of the Concept of Culture on the Concept of Man”


“What the Photograph reproduces to infinity has occurred only once: the Photograph mechanically repeats what could never be repeated existentially”

Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida

(image from here)