You’re sitting in front of the latest evolutionary creative gadget, your laptop screen, bored, uninspired, the familiar feeling before singularity strikes. You have an appetite for – you don’t know what – sweet – maybe – but not too sweet. You go to the fridge. A little pot says: pleasure is everything – give in to happiness – prudence is sooo 1658 – trust your impulses – break free – all hail to the Gu decadents – light and velvety chocolate mousse made to our chef’s family recipe … the text shrinks to list the calories, you don’t want to know …
Anyone remember Levi from Peter Blegvad’s fabulous cartoons?
And Leviathan, the famous character in the bible?
Any hope of subduing him is false; the mere sight of him is overpowering
His snorting throws out flashes of light; his eyes are like the rays of dawn
He makes the depths churn like a boiling cauldron and stirs up the sea like a pot of ointment
… the never-ending story of creation …