Day: January 16, 2023

Slow Like Honey: Imaginary Musical Dialogues

We imagine our world to a large extent. Some might say, we imagine all of it. Our minds collect the inputs from our five senses, all the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and touches, and we mix and match on the fly. The structure of our body and brain creates the world, imposing a certain kind of order on it that does not exist in “reality.” That order can be beautiful, or terrifying, or somewhere in between, and we can invent more on top of that to fill in the gaps, and we usually do. But, in truth, if the tree falls in the woods and no one is there to hear it, it doesn’t make a sound, at least not in accord with our assumptions.

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