About dave l.

Dave Lindsay is the co-founder the musical groups They Might Be Giants and the Klezmatics, the author of four books and the mind behind the column The Patent Files, which ran for five years in New York Press. A self-taught philosopher, he currently lives in Upstate NY with his wife and two sons.

Whither the shared world?

Levi Bryant on shared and unshared worlds here.

Probably the most useful thing we can do today is to find practices that can span unshared worlds without one dominating the other. Just the act of sharing a meaningless scrap would look ridiculous no doubt. “Look at those idiots doing nothing on purpose.” But then imagine sharing the meaningless scrap with your worst enemy, the same as you would with anyone else. Now something is at stake,. But what?