Archive for August 9th, 2011

What is to be done?

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

I showed this artwork to many people and they responded that they didn’t understand or hope one day they would understand. Only one guy (a professional manager) responded positively with understanding. What I think is that real art can be interpreted in many ways. So I kindly await your criticism.

PS. This Computicart (Computical Art) work was inspired by a pet parrot at home. I’ve been observing its behaviour for more than 6 months and tried to discern a few patterns. Its name is KiKi (not related to Ki* functions).

- Dmitry Vostokov @ DumpAnalysis.org + TraceAnalysis.org -

The Will To Be Memorized

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

After reading many history books I found that the real historical, sociological and psychological force (often seen unconscious from outside) is the will to be memorized (saved in memories, in memory dumps, also called as the will to be remembered) and not the will to power (Nietzsche). As often with the will it is also linked with vices and virtues. For the vice side we site Michael Burleigh“Concern with posterity was apparent among the Nazi leadership, […]” and what we see now “… B-movie villains were self-consciously assigning themselves parts within an A-movie which runs and runs” today (documentaries, books, magazines, TV and the so called ‘Hitler industry’ “by the way of continuity”). As a more recent example, the recent tragedy in Norway clearly shows the desire of the protagonist to be memorized (masqueraded as a political agenda).

This is not to say that the will to power is not important, it is important by the way that by being memorized you actually exert more power in the future. Memorianity (memory religion) and its philosophical foundation (memoidealism) promote the will to be memorized as a virtue if all your deeds are seen as a virtue (see Memorianity and Morality).

- Dmitry Vostokov @ DumpAnalysis.org + TraceAnalysis.org -