Remembering Felix Dennis, 1947-2014

Wise words.

TED Blog

We want to remember Felix Dennis, who passed away this week at the age of 67, as he’d probably wish—with this trenchant, funny aside from his 2004 TED Talk.

You guys, you know, you’re going to totally transform everything. Cloning will transform everything. Voice navigation will transform everything …

But human nature doesn’t change, mate. My friends, human nature is exactly the same as it was when my ancestor — probably it was my ancestor — got his hands around the neck of the last Neanderthal, and battered the bastard to death. You think we didn’t do that? Oh, we did. We killed every single one of them. Inch by inch we killed them. We hunted them down wherever they were. Rivals for meat. Rivals for berries. We’re still doing it, with all of the genius assembled in this room. Our natures haven’t changed a single iota. And they never…

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Weekend creative thinking

This morning I had a weird thought (what I consider weird might be insane to others) that the word infinity has the word tea in it (is that a homonym? I dunno). Anyway, It got me thinking about other words that end in -ty and how i could incorporate them with the tea cup (yes it does get weirder). I already gave you the first one (infinity), can you guess the others? Feedback welcome. Enjoy!

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Weekend doodles

Dismissing any innuendo or double entendre, I find the weekends are best for sitting at home with a coffee, pencil in one hand and scrapbook in the other whilst watching morning cartoons/music videos. I find its a great way to expand the imagination and get the creative juices flowing without even realising it. Any doodles I do I post on instagram (Written_light). Does anyone else do something similar? Anyway, here’s a few random sketches, feedback welcome. Enjoy!

 

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