The Way to Elsewhere Has Been Removed, But the Door Remains

The Mindful Bard: You Are Here Wanda Waterman The Voice Magazine, Volume 22 Issue 19 2014-05-09 Film: You Are Here Director: Daniel Cockburn “Our tools are extensions of our purposes, and so we find it natural to make metaphorical attributions of intentionality to them; but I take it no philosophical ice is cut by such examples.” – John Searle In a scene inspired by philosopher John Searleā€™s Chinese Room experiment, a slovenly prisoner in a blue jumpsuit is sitting on the floor of a brightly lit room when a piece of paper bearing Chinese writing slides under the door. He … Continue reading The Way to Elsewhere Has Been Removed, But the Door Remains