poole at maths.ox.ac.uk
Fri Mar 18 11:00:09 UTC 2005
On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Stephen Penney wrote:
> I can't people not doing something because it's boring. I find some
> ringing takes up few thought processes, and can drift into a meditative
> trance, which is really quite relaxing.
> "If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still
> boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one
> discovers that it is not boring at all." --John Cage.
I think that Cage tried it for 4'33" !
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