I enjoy my complex, layered, recursive, misleading ways of coping with reality and processing information. My mind is like an anthill, carting each twig of experience into this or that midden heap. If I can think of myself as a character in a transreal novel, then my life becomes more bearable, more mythic, less raw. Also it's a good way of amusing myself: a way to put reality in quotes, a way to handle life with pot-holders.
Sunday, August 10, 2008
Rudy Rucker on the creative process: