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  • Casey shared from a Personal Document
    While each failure had its own peculiarities, the level of abstraction at which most projects were conceived was fatal.
  • Casey shared from a Personal Document
    Any agricultural practice that increases diversity over time and space, such as crop rotation or mixed cropping on a farm or in a region, acts as a barrier to the spread of epidemics.
    Note: this book is a metaphor for everything
  • Casey shared from a Personal Document
    Any agricultural practice that increases diversity over time and space, such as crop rotation or mixed cropping on a farm or in a region, acts as a barrier to the spread of epidemics.
    Note: this book is a metaphor for everything
  • Casey shared from a Personal Document
    What is significant, however, is that the modern planned village in Tanzania was essentially a point-by-point negation of existing rural practice, which included shifting cultivation and pastoralism; polycropping; living well off the main roads; kinship and lineage authority; small, scattered settlements with houses built higgledy-piggledy; and production that was dispersed and opaque to the state. The logic of this negation seemed often to prevail over sound ecological or economic considerations.
  • Casey shared from Uncreative Writing: Managing Language in the Digital Age by Kenneth Goldsmith
    In 1959 the poet and artist Brion Gysin claimed that writing was fifty years behind painting.
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Casey Gollan
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