On The Function of Music


“The function of music is to release us from the tyranny of conscious thought.”

– Thomas Beecham

On Experience


“Experience is that marvellous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.”

– Franklin P. Jones

On Consciousness


“Consciousness is a fascinating but elusive phenomenon: it is impossible to specify what it is, what it does, or why it evolved. Nothing worth reading has been written on it.”

– Stuart Sutherland