batra hide in public law
Ritesh Batra‘s question.. rather than law..
law comes from ie:
via gershenfeld sel
from audre lorde
we fear the visibility without which we cannot truly live…
And that visibility which makes us most vulnerable is that which also is the source of our greatest strength.
Bo Burnham talks a lot of this in this interview:
happy a lot of people don’t know who i am
I know very little about anything, but what I do know is that if you can live your life without an audience, you should do it.
that’s very, very ideal. Yeah, I can be in the world and the vast majority of people have no idea who I am.
I am transported outside my ordinary self and into the world as it could be when no one watches.
whispering in the dark: https://www.theschooloflife.com/thebookoflife/whispering-in-bed-in-the-dark/
We have all the liberating benefits of being alone – but we are also with another person.
Nothing significant is being discussed but something significant is happening.
Georgia O’Keeffe via Maria:
I can never show what I am working on without being stopped—whether it is liked or disliked I am affected in the same way—sort of paralyzed
what is precious inside us does not care to be known by the mind in ways that diminish its presence
hiding is an act of freedom from the misunderstanding of others, esp in the enclosing world of oppressive secret govt and private entities, attempting to name/anticipate us.. to leave us w no place to hide and grow in ways unmanaged by a creeping necessity for absolute naming/tracking/control..
hiding is a bid for independence, from others, from mistaken ideas we have about ourselves, from an oppressive and mistaken wish to keep us completely safe, completely ministered to, and therefore completely managed..
hiding is created, necessary and beautifully subversive of outside interference and control.. hiding leaves life to itself, to become more of itself. hiding is the radical independence necessary for our emergence (into the light of a *proper human future)
which he’d quite referring to life as *proper and appropriate et al