Randomness as Deception

Constantly interested in new ideas about deception, I came across an interesting text from The Folly of Fools by Robert Trivers that clear showcases how the human brain processes information. Patterns are simple and make things simpler for the mind.

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Helder Guimaraes
Heist and Fashion

Human beings have always been fascinated by intelligence. That is why, although we all know con men are breaking the law and morally wrong, we all have a certain fascination with their tricks and heists. This is a fashion shoot, inspired by the famous JFK Heist, done by Peter Lindbergh and is an example of how it’s possible to subvert fashion's rigid conventions, with esthetics and deception coming together. 

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Helder Guimaraes
Finding Wonder

I often look at mystery from different perspectives and try to understand how it can be transformed into wonder. And part of it has to do with something I intrinsically knew but I couldn’t articulate. It was only when I read Wonder, The Rainbow and the Aesthetics of Rare Experiences by Philip Fischer that I found the perfect exploration of that.

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Helder Guimaraes