Brian Eno, “The Long Now”

Posted on Friday, November 14th, 02003 by Robin Ward
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Brian Eno

The Long Now

Brian told the origins of his realizations about the “small here” versus the “big here” and the “short now” versus the “long now.” He noted that the Big Here is pretty well popularized now, with exotic restaurants everywhere, “world” music, globalization, and routine photos of the whole earth. Instant world news and the internet has led to increased empathy worldwide.

But empathy in space has not been matched by empathy in time. If anything, empathy for people to come has decreased…

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