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HALF ART: Elementary strife leads us nowhere

BD Live | Chris Thurman :

EMPEDOCLES, the Greek philosopher who lived — the first time round, anyway — about 2,500 years ago, was a firm believer in reincarnation. I wonder what he would make of SA today should his eternal soul wash up on our shores? It was Empedocles who developed the theory of the four elements of air, earth, fire, and water. He hypothesised that everything on the planet is composed of these elements in combination, brought together or separated by forces that he dubbed love and strife… Read more

Image: Jean Brundrit’s exhibition, No Place, deals with oceanic themes. One of the seascapes in the exhibition: Supplied

2018-10-23T18:21:42+00:00