Mica Quote of the day

Mica Quote of the day

“The supernatural is nowadays often seen as opposed to technologies, but the technologies of the era often seemed supernatural themselves.  In the well-known words of science-fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” It is only becuase nature no longer seems so strong and immutable a force that changes no longer seem uncanny. In the beginning electricity seemed spiritual, a form of the life force…The changed brougth about by technology seemed supernatural at first, and photography was associated ith death both in the many, many images of the dad made during the early years of the medium and in hte way photograyphy changed death by making at leas appearance permanent.” River of Shadows, Solnit

 

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