I don't know about the first question. The remaining three I say 'yes' to all three, yet much, much more. Oh yeah, your second blog entry is awesome. Too much to digest sort to speak. The video is still stuck in my memory swapping between virtual memory and RAM. Processing is good, just that 1024k is slow for bunches of data. Great metaphor, eh?
I like the pic above. That would be nice on a hub. My association would be the receptacle held in hand being examined is the concept of the finite universe held by the mechanics of science seeking knowledge or how to prove g(G)od does or does not exist. This contrasts comparatively with the robot configuration of life or composition of self being a socialized process. We are programmed, even though each is in fact a unique program likened only to the 'self.'
What is liberating is the unseen potential of both the artist and the observer of the work of art. The associated meanings are present and fluid in dynamics with each observer. Meaning is discovered through communication or the seeking of 'togetherness' between those, being the artist, the observer(s) and the observed.
Just early morning pondering as my friend Fred feeds on the man-made nectar in the hummingbird feeder, then hops over to the flowering sage for the real stuff.
Smile, remember to smile and have fun, fun, fun , , ,
(footnote: Define here. How many dimensions does 'here' have in this topic? I say as many as there are readers and is further defined by comments. Here is 'here' isn't it?