Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.
Science is an integral part of culture.
It's not this foreign thing, done by an arcane priesthood. It's one of the glories of the human intellectual tradition.
For four years, I listened to stories of intelligence failures, and it wasn't due to incompetence of anyone in the system, but that the system is so arcane.
In an age where history is recorded on T-shirts, the very notion of dwelling on the deep structure of an experience has come to appear both arcane and archaic.
Last Update: January, 2020