The chickweed on my window sill is green because I have a concept for green.
My Ph.D. matters to me because I have a concept for a Ph.D.
Money works because of the concept of money.
To look at the world differently – which I believe we must when we strive for a just and ecological future – we need to rethink some concepts, let go of others, and embrace new ones.
Yet, the process of reinventing concepts requires a state of having no concept. I wonder if that state leads to chaos on a societal level? In my personal life, it usually does. How then can we navigate the moment of chaos?