You, however, are forbidden to touch them. Trademarks, intellectual property rights and copyright law mean advertisers can say what they like wherever they like with total impunity.
Fuck that. Any advert in a public space that gives you no choice whether you see it or not is yours. It’s yours to take, re-arrange and re-use. You can do whatever you like with it. Asking for permission is like asking to keep a rock someone just threw at your head.You owe the companies nothing. Less than nothing, you especially don’t owe them any courtesy. They owe you. They have re-arranged the world to put themselves in front of you. They never asked for your permission, don’t even start asking for theirs.” —Banksy (via albinochimera, zaschell)
Synesthesia is a neurological condition in which two or more bodily senses are merged so that the detection of each is mismatched. In this paper I will investigate the history of this condition, the primary researchers, the neurological factors, whether it is perceptual or cognitive and how it relates to metaphors and the consciousness debate in philosophy. Read More