Music, Ancestral Spirit
Music was not an invention of human civilizations: it was a «revelation,» an «encounter.» Because it was discovered by man among the sounds of the world: he recognized it as a faceless deity, a sacred and ancestral spirit. Music has no body. Sound is its illusion of corporeity, a fleeting and subtle vibration that moves | … |
The idea that God was synonymous with a Great Watchmaker and that the human body was nothing more than the most perfect watch became popular. Man, in the end, would be an organic machine, a machine with spirit, a ghost that inhabits a skin casing. We are rare and sensitive technology that thinks, invents, and breathes.