For as long as I can remember I've heard a loud noise just before falling asleep, not every night, but every few days. The noise is typically accompanied by a dream image.
This animated video does a good job of introducing the work of Spinoza.
This photo by Janine Antoni reminded me of an essay by Jacques Derrida on the work of Jean-Luc Nancy in which he reflects on the sense of touch and the notion of the eyes touching upon something.
The other day I read that Jean Baudrillard has passed away. I read some of his work when I was at university. I found his books inspiring, but at times also difficult to follow.