“[Duke] Ellington never let you forget that music was his profession. On the other hand, the popular vision of Coltrane is that he seemed to ask you, repeatedly, to alter your life.”
Ben Ratliff

Coltrane: The Story of a Sound

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Your brain does not process information

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“The human brain isn’t really empty, of course. But it does not contain most of the things people think it does – not even simple things such as ‘memories’. … Our shoddy thinking about the brain has deep historical roots, but the invention of computers in the 1940s got us especially confused. For more than […]

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