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May 14, 2013 / Fantelius

Cascading Colorful Moss

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The title of genius fit comfortably on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832). He wrote so powerfully that he caused a wave of suicides. Among his many interests, the theory of color captured his passion. He believed himself to have a greater understanding of the play of colors than any other human. Perhaps he did. It was an esthetic understanding not a scientific one

He wrote, ”Yellow is a light which has been dampened by darkness; Blue is a darkness weakened by light.”

I wonder what he would have said about the colors of the moss flowing over the rock-faced hillside in the picture above?

 

 

“Many people are willing to sell their souls to the devil,
but the devil doesn’t buy damaged goods.”
Dartwill Aquila

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