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More and less exciting things: Some things are universally more exciting to animals than their opposites. Light is more exciting than...

More and less exciting things

What, was he sad, or merry? Like to the time o' the year between the extremes Of hot and cold, he was nor sad nor merry. -Shakespeare,...

Up and down

“Oh, the blooming, bloody spider went up the water spout, The blooming, bloody rain came down and washed the spider out, The blooming,...

Speed, motion and stillness

“Animation is, characteristically, whatever its form, genre or technique, enlivened, which is not to say that it is lively only because...

Roundness and knowledge

Knowledge is related to roundness in language in a way that seems similar to how it relates to solidness, suggesting that we associate...

Fluidity and solidness

Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble. -Shakespeare, Macbeth “Having this in view, the Creator mingled earth...

Brain heat

That heat and excitement are related in the mind is observable from the way we describe exciting things such as anger, violence and sex...

Disorder

We adore chaos because we love to produce order. —M. C. Escher ​ Given that disorder increases with temperature in matter, and probably...