Ah, the French Public Intellectual; surely there is no institution more revered, nor more maligned, than this. Too highbrow for the mob, too refined for a vulgar concept such as progress, the French Intellectual was for all too long stuck in place, immovable, unyielding.
Now, we present the future of Dada (and, possibly, MOMA too): Remi Gaillard, in his masterpiece, Elevator:
I think, therefore I am probably on the third floor. – Descartes
You have to imagine that Sisyphus was happy to go up and down elevators all day. – Camus
Women are stereotyped by this false aura of mystery and by being portrayed in skimpy waitress costumes. – Simone de Beauvoir.
This is really more “n’importe quoi” than “n’importe qui”…
you know I’m stealing this one (as long as YouTube keeps it up, jesus krispies)
One is heartened to see support for one of our more intellectual posts.
If an elevator opens to an empty floor, and there’s no-one around to get on or off, does it still go ding?
Yes. Our robots have reported back. But does that mean robots are people?