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“Theuniversewillexpandforever” “E-mc2“(Al- bertEinstein) BuzzAldrin’sbootprint(1969) This photo become synonymous with hu- mankind’sventureintospace”

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smallregionofspaceintheconstellationFornax(south-

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imageoftheuniverseevertakeninvisiblelight looking

backapproximately13billionyears,anditwillbeusedto

searchforgalaxiesthatexistedbetween400and800mil-

lionyearsaftertheBigBang.Theimagecontainsanesti-

mated10,000galaxies.”NASA

Astronomical events ofthe21thC.Tuesday,June8,2004:Firsttransitof

November8,2006:TransitofMercury December23,

Venusfor122years 2007:grandconjunctionagalacticconjunctionwhichhappensevery26000

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1846 July12,2011:Neptunecompletesitsfirstorbitsinceitsdiscoveryin

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aiciînEuropa

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guagefamiliesIndo-European,Finno-Ugric,Altaic,Basque,Semitic,NorthCaucasian

Culture aseriesofoverlappingcultures.WhetheritisaquestionofWestandEast;

Thereareculturalin-

novationsandmovements,sometimesatoddswitheachother,suchasChristianpros-

elytismorHumanism Thusthequestionof"commonculture"or"commonvalues"is complex”.

aiciînRomânia

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thefirsttobetelevised.HarunFarockiandAndreiUjica

rumboiu

beratăîntimpulmineriadeidiniunie1990cândmineriișipolițiaaurăspunslaapelurileluiIliescu,

invadândBucureștiulșibrutalizândstudențiișiintelectualiicareprotestauîmpotrivadeturnăriirev-

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January24,1859,OfficiallyrecognisedindependenceJuly13,1878,ReunificationwithTran- sylvaniaDecember1,1918,EUaccessionJanuary1,2007 Areatotal238,391km2(82nd) 92,043sqmi Population22,246,862(50th)2008estimate,Density93/km2(104th)236/sqmi,

GDP(PPP)$245.847billion(41st)Percapita$11,400(64th),GDP(nominal)$165.983billion

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20thcentury(19012000)

(The light bulb, automobile, telephone,airliners, radio (‘20s), television (‘50s), antibiotics, frozen food, computers (‘80s) the Internet (‘90s) and mobile tele-

massmedia,telecom-

munications,andinformationtechnology

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1969 InternationalSpaceStation WorldWarI(1914–1918)TheRussianRevolution1917

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many(sevenmillion) TheNuclearAgebeginswithHiroshimaandNagasakiAugust1945.

Nuclearpowersincethe‘40sUnitedStates,theSovietUnion(Russia),theUnitedKing-

dom,France,China,India,andPakistan.SouthAfrica1980sIsrael.Libya,Iran,andNorth

Korea Thepost-warworldUSandSovietUnion,superpowers.MarshallPlaninEurope. NurembergTrials UnitedNations1945Theendofempires,decolonization,theColdWar (1947–1991)TheendoftheColdWar MikhailGorbachev,attemptedtoreformSovietUnion

withglasnostandperestroika,(1985)In1989,thefallofBerlinWall Theworldattheendof thecenturyTimBerners-Lee(WWWtheWorldWideWeb).Globalization;Anti-Westernand

anti-Americanfeelings(specialinMiddleEast)TheințuenceofChinaandIndia

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tweenrichandpoornati!onscontinuedtowiden.HIV(AIDS).SARS,Globalwarming,Terror-

ism,Nuclearweapons,Wars.competitionoverresources,Overpopulation.”Atthecentury's

end,theglobalpopulationwas6.1billionandrising.(Ninebillionaround2050).Poverty-3bil-

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spaceprogramlaunchesitsfirstmannedspaceflight,Shenzhou5onOctober15.2004-

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humanspaceflight,June21,2005 TheDeepImpactprobeimpactsCometTempel1,July

4.2006–2003Discoveryofanolddwarfhumanspecies,Homofloresiensisbymodernhu-

mans(publishedinOctober,2004).Discoveryoffourchemicalelements,ofatomicnumber

113,115,116and118.

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spreadsaroundtheglobe.2005Australia-DrIanFrazerdevelopsavaccineforcervi-

calcancer

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cerns.Globalization.Overpopulation.UN-worldpopulationwillreach9.1billionbymid-

century.ecologicalsustainability.Povertyremainstherootcauseofmanyoftheworld's

otherills,includingfamine,diseaseandinsufficienteducation.(unaffordableluxury),Various

aidgroupshopetorectify.Microcreditlendinghasalsostartedtogainaprofileasauseful

anti-povertytool.Politicalissues,suchasmediacontent,gayrights,andabortioncontinue

fromthe1990s.Disease.AIDS,tuberculosisandmalariaeachkilloveramillionpeoplean-

nually.HIVgrowinginIndiaandonAfricancontinent.SARS,ebola,andfluvariations.War

andterrorism.Globalwarming.theearthiscurrentlyundergoingsignificantanthropogenic (human-induced)globalwarming.Sociopoliticalchanges particularlyinpatternsofmass

consumptionhavetobeintroduced.Globalpower.Issuessurroundingthecultural,eco-

nomic,andmilitarydominanceoftheUnitedStates Intellectualproperty.Internetandthe properboundsbetweenprotectionofcopyright,trademarkandpatentrightsversusfairuse andthepublicdomain(shiftedgreatlytowardsintellectualpropertyownersandawayfrom theinterestsofthegeneralpublicoragainsttheoutmodedbusinessmodelsofthecurrent entertainmentindustry).Domainname"cybersquatting"andaccesstopatenteddrugsto

combatepidemicsinthird-worldcountriesareotherIPconcerns.Technology.Communica-

tionsandcontroltechnologycontinuestoaugmenttheintelligenceofindividualhumans,

collectionsofhumans,andmachines.Culturesareforcedintothepositionofsharplydefin-

inghumanityanddeterminingboundariesondesire,thought,communication,behavior,and

manufacturing.Fossilfuels.TheUnitedNationslistsglobalissuesonitsagendaandlistsa

setofMillenniumDevelopmentGoals(MDGs)

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1981and1982,thisgenerationgainedself-awarenessbefore

theBerlinWallfell,andknewaboutlifebeforetheColdWar endedbytheirownmemories,aswellasknewoflifebefore

personalcomputersbecamemainstream,yetwasalsoableto

growupwithInformationAgetechnology.Thisso-calledgen-

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lennials the Echo Boom, and the First Digitals.These are
usuallythechildrenofGenerationJones.GenerationYcon-

nectedtothepopcultureofthe1990sandthe2000s,growing

upwithmanyworld-changingeventsincludingtheriseofmass communication,theInternet,andtheWaronTerror.TheY

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warming “GrameenBankofBangladesh. Founded30

yearsagobyNobelPeacePrizewinner(2006)

Muhammad Yunus, the bank broke all the

rules ofsoundbankingpractices

Bankwillonlylendtopeoplewhodoneedthe money 2.GrameenBankhasarecoveryrateof

morethan97%.3.Grameen’sclientsare94%

womenandtheirsuccessratesinstartingnewen- terprisesandtakingcareoftheirfamiliesishuge

justastheirabilitytorepaytheirloanstothebank

isvast.4.Theborrowers/members/depositorsof

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makesurethattheirloansarerepaid

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whenyouneedit.Theydon’tjustusescoringma- chines.6.GrameenBankhasa$400,000,000

USDlendingbookandover2millionclientsin

Bangladesh(thatworksouttoanaverageloanof just $200).7. Muhammad Yunus has correctly
identifiedmicrocreditasthemostefficientandef-

5.When

1.Grameen

fectivemeansofliftingpeopleoutofpovertyby givingthemthemeanstostartapersonalbusi- nessthatwillsustaintheborrowersandtheirfam- ilies.Abusinesshastheuniqueadvantageof producing recurring income . Entrepreneu- shipisthemostefficientuserofscarecapital and scarce resources; by giving microcapitaldirectlytothepeople, heletsthemdecidehowtoselfor-

ganizetothegreatesteffect.There
arenointermediaries,no‘wise’bu-

reacrats telling them what to do. And by the way, making efficient

useofscarcecapitalandscarcere- sources also happens to be better

for the environment. Logicsaidthe

GrameenBankwouldn’twork,butit did Grameenmakesaprofit,every year. “(EQjournalblog)”

"Funky business… " iti oferă o perspectivă asuprarealității”Ideeaesă-ifacipeoamenisă

"Onlyimaginationandinnovation

placesocieties,organisationsandindividualson centre-stage") “Numai imaginația și inovația

plaseazăsocietăți,organizațiișiindiviziîncen- trulscenei“Ausucces,ceicareschimbăregulile. ( Kjell Nordström și Dr. Jonas Ridder-

gândească

)(Dr.

stråle)fragmentdinRomâniaLiberăonline

aiciîntreCommunismșiCapitalism

“TheBlackBookofCommunism:Crimes,Terror,Repressionahistoryofrepressions,bothpo-

liticalandcivilian,byCommuniststates,includingextrajudicialexecutions,deportations,andar-

tificialfamines.1997inFranceunderthetitle,LeLivrenoirducommunisme:Crimes,terreur, répression.IntheUnitedStatesitispublishedbyHarvardUniversityPress[1](authoredbysev-

eralEuropeanacademicsandspecialists(p.857-8)andeditedbyStéphaneCourtois." munistregimes

estimateshecitesadeathtollwhichtotals94million,notcountingthe"excessdeaths"(decrease

ofthepopulationduetolowerthantheexpectedbirthrate).Thebreakdownofthenumberof deathsgivenbyCourtoisisasfollows:20millionintheSovietUnion 65millioninthePeople's RepublicofChina 1millioninVietnam 2millioninNorthKorea 2millioninCambodia 1mil- lionintheCo!mmuniststatesofEasternEurope 150,000inLatinAmerica 1.7millioninAfrica

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movementandcommunistpartiesnotinpower."(p.4)ThebookclaimsthatCommunistregimes

10,000deaths"resultingfromactionsoftheinternationalcommunist

areresponsibleforagreaternumberofdeathsthananyotherpoliticalidealormovement,in-

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turnedmasscrimeintoafull-blownsystemofgovernment".Usingunofficial

cludingNazism.Thestatisticsofvictimsincludesexecutions,intentionaldestructionofpopulation bystarvation,anddeathsresultingfromdeportations,physicalconfinement,orthroughforced labor.Itdoesnotinclude"excessdeaths"duetohighermortalityorlowerbirthratesthanex-

pectedofthepopulation.TheBlackBookofCapitalism1998,inreactiontoTheBlackBookof

Communism(1997),thebookiscomposedofaseriesofindependentessayscommissionedfrom

variouswriterswhoweregivenfreereintowriteonanyaspectofcapitalismtheychose.Topics

coveredawiderangefromtheAfricanslavetradetotheeraoffinancialglobalization.Anappen-
dixprovidesan"incomplete"listof20thcenturydeathtollswhichPerraultattributestothecapi-

talistsystem.Thelist,whichincludesbothcombatantandnoncombatantdead,includesan estimated58milliondeadfromtheFirstandSecondWorldWars,plusdeathtollsfromvarious colonialwars,anticommunistwarsandrepressions,ethnicconțicts,andsomevictimsoffamines

ormalnutrition,foracombinedtotalofabout100millionEditedbyGillesPerrault,theothercon-

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tributorstothebookincludehistorians,sociologists,economists,tradeunionistsandwriters:

mostpotentweaponinthehandsoftheoppressoristhemindoftheoppressed.(”SteveBiko) 1946-77 “Theonlythingwehavetofearisfearitself”.(FranklinDelanoRoosevelt,1933)

“Politicsistheartofthepossible”.(Ottovon Bismarck,1867) (fromtop100quotesfrom

theOxfordDictionaryofQuotations,asse- lectedbytheOxfordDictionaryteam.) Mar-

tin Luther

1963).BarackObama.(“Change.Yeswecan”

2008). Mihail Gor-
baciov.1985(re-

forme perestroika și glasnost). Piata Tienamen. 1989. Nord Coreea. today ( Florin Iepan, Alexandru Solomon)

a dream”

King

(“I have

aiciîntre TV, știri, trenduri, modă, arhitectură, design și In- ternet,cunoaștere,Wikipedia,Google,SecondLife

AhistoryofAdvertising(OliveroToscani,UnitedColorsofBenetton)

chitecture now“Newtechnologiesanddesignersarechallengingthevery foundationofarchitecture.Anartinitsownright,architectureisoneofthe

mostinventiveandrapidlychangingformofexpressionofthe21stCentury, ThisnewvolumeidentifiesthelatesttrendsfromLosAngelestoTokyoandex- plainsexactlyhowarchitectureisfindinganewequilibrium,wheretheold boundariesofspaceandfunctionnolongerexists.”(FrankGehry) Art now 1001 Books 1001films - Design yourself(Karim Rashid) (Dubai)

“regândindfelulîncaretrăiești,iubești,lucrezi,tejoci/distrezi”

(VivienneWestwoodJeanPaulGaultier,CalvinKlein,JilSander) MTV

SecondLife.(aratăcaprima) YangPeyl

Nokia(Connectingpeople) SwitchtoSwatch(mostimportant)

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Ikea(Improvingeverydaylife)

Taschen

“In society there is a fascination with sports, music and Hollywood he- roes,butnoteducatedheroes.Weneedtochangethatsomehow”.Buzz Aldrin2007

aiciImaginialb/negru

Proiecte. Dada East? Romanians from Cabare Voltaire -Tom Sandqvist, Tristan Tzara, Marcel

Iancu,AdrianNotzCabareVoltaire Artiști.SandorBartha,MindBomb, Pavel Braila, Edi Constantin, Ion

Grigorescu, Daniel Knorr, Cezar Lăzărescu Olivia Mihălțianu, Se- bastian Moldovan, Ioana Nemeș, MihaiStănescu

Curatori. Angel Judit, Cosmin Costinaș, Anca Mihuleț, Simona Nastac, Ștefan Tiron,Attila S Tor- dai,RalucaVoinea

Simona Nastac, Ștefan Tiron,Attila S Tor- dai,RalucaVoinea aici GenomulUman,NanotehnologieșiLHC “The DNA

aiciGenomulUman,NanotehnologieșiLHC

“TheDNAisinthecellcoreofeverycell.Humanbeingshavegot23chromosom

pairsTheDNAisadoubleropeandconsistsoffourmolecules:adenine,thymine, cytosineandguanine TheDNAofhumanbeingsconsitsof3,000,000,000build- ingblocks.ApartoftheDNAwhichisresponsibleforafeatureorafunctionofthe organismiscalledgene.(SomepartsoftheDNAareunusedtoday),Todaythe wholeDNAisdecodedandthishelpsthesciencetodefeatdifferentillnesses”.

TheHumanGenomeProject(HGP)wasaninternationalscientificre-

searchprojectwithaprimarygoaltodeterminethesequenceofchem- icalbasepairswhichmakeupDNAandtoidentifytheapproximately

20,000-25,000genesofthehumangenomefrombothaphysicaland

functionalstandpoint.Project tounderstandthegeneticmakeupofthe

humanspecies.Theprojectbeganin1990initiallyheadedbyJames

D.WatsonattheU.S.NationalInstitutesofHealth.Aworkingdraftof

thegenomewasreleasedin2000andacompleteonein2003,withfur-

theranalysisstillbeingpublished.Aparallelprojectwasconductedby

theprivatecompanyCeleraGenomics.Themappingofhumangenes

isanimportantstepinthedevelopmentofmedicinesandotheraspects

)TherolesofjunkDNA,theevolutionofthegenome,

thedifferencesbetweenindividuals,andmanyotherquestionsarestill

thesubjectofintenseinterestbylaboratoriesallovertheworld.These- quenceofthehum!anDNAisstoredindatabasesavailabletoanyone

ontheInternet.TheU.S.NationalCenterforBiotechnologyInformation (andsisterorganizationsinEuropeandJapan)housethegenese-

quenceinadatabaseknownasGenBank,Genomedonors-270indi-

viduals:YorubapeopleinIbadan,Nigeria;JapanesepeopleinTokyo;

HanChineseinBeijing;andtheFrenchCentred’EtudeduPolymor-

phismsHumain(CEPH)resource,whichconsistedofresidentsofthe

UnitedStateshavingancestryfromWesternandNorthernEurope.In

theCeleraGenomicsprivate-sectorproject,DNAfromfivedifferentin-

dividualswereusedforsequencing.OnSeptember4th,2007,ateam

ledbyCraigVenterpublishedhiscompleteDNAsequence,unveiling

thesix-billion-nucleotidegenomeofasingleindividualforthefirsttime.

)TheHumanGenomeDiversityProject(HGDP),spinoffresearch ( aimedatmappingtheDNAthatvariesbetweenhumanethnicgroups.

ofhealthcare.(

ProiectulGenomulUman.Afostunproiectdecercetareștiințificăinter- naționalăavândobiectivulprincipaldeterminareasecvențelorperechilor debazechimicecarealcătuiescADN-ulșiidentificareaceloraproximativ

25000degenedingenomulumanatâtdinpunctdevederefizic,câtși

funcțional. Humangenomeissurprisinglydiverse( )Currentthinking,inspiredbythere-

sultsfiveyearsagofromtheHumanGenomeProject,isthatthesixbillionhu- mansalivetodayare99.9percentsimilarwhenitcomestogeneticcontentand identity.Butmajorresearch,publishedtodayintheBritishjournalNature,sug-

"Eachoneofushasauniquepattern

gestswearegeneticallymorediverse ofgainsandlossesofcompletesectionsofDNA,"saidMatthewHurlesof

Britain'sWellcomeTrustSangerInstitute,oneoftheproject'spartners. ( (AgençeFrance-Presse Thursday,23November2006)

).

NanotechnologyAfieldwhosethemeisthecontrolofmatteronanatomicand molecularscale.Generallynanotechnologydealswithstructuresofthesize

100nanometersorsmaller,andinvolvesdevelopingmaterialsordevices

withinthatsize.

Nanotechnology is extremely diverse, molecular self-assembly, new materials with

dimensions on the nanoscale.Applications in medicine, electronics and energy pro- duction.Ontheotherhand,nanotechnologyraisesmanyofthesameissuesaswith

anyintroductionofnewtechnology,includingconcernsaboutthetoxicityandenviron-

mentalimpactofnanomaterials[1],andtheirpotentialeffectsonglobaleconomics,as

wellasspeculationaboutvariousdoomsdayscenarios.Theseconcernshaveledtoa debate among advocacy groups and governments on whether special regulation of

nanotechnologyiswarranted.(Onenanometer(nm)isonebillionth,or10-9,ofameter.

DNAdouble-helixhasadiameteraround2nm.Toputthatscaleinanothercontext,the

comparativesizeofananometertoameteristhesameasthatofamarbletothesize

oftheearth).

TheLargeHadronCollider(LHC)istheworld'slargestandhighest-energy particleaccelerator,intendedtocollideopposingbeamsofprotonsorlead

ions,eachmovingatapproximately99.999999%ofthespeedoflight.Built

bytheEuropeanOrganizationforNuclearResearch(CERN)withtheintention

oftestingvariouspredictionsofhigh-energyphysics,includingtheexistence

ofthehypothesisedHiggsboson[2]andofthelargefamilyofnewparticles predictedbysupersymmetry 27kilometres(17mi)incircumference,itlies underneaththeFranco-SwissborderbetweentheJuraMountainsandtheAlps nearGeneva,Switzerland.Itisfundedbyandbuiltincollaborationwithover 10,000scientistsandengineersfromover100countriesaswellashundreds ofuniversitiesandlaboratories.[4]On10September2008,theprotonbeams were successfully circulated in the main ring of the LHC for the first

time.[5]CERNscientistsestimatethatiftheStandardModeliscorrect,asin-

gleHiggsbosonmaybeproducedeveryfewhours.Atthisrate,itmaytakeup tothreeyearstocollectenoughdataunambiguouslytodiscovertheHiggs boson.Similarly,itmaytakeoneyearormorebeforesufficientresultscon- cerningsupersymmetricparticleshavebeengatheredtodrawmeaningfulcon-

clusions.Costoftheprojectisexpectedtobe3.2–6.4billioneuros.Computing

resourcesPublicInternet,enablingdatatransferfromCERNtoacademicin-

stitutionsaroundtheworld.OperationalchallengesThesizeoftheLHCcon-

stitutesanexceptionalengineeringchallengewithuniqueoperationalissues

onaccountofthehugeenergystoredinthemagnetsandthebeams.While operating,thetotalenergystoredinthemagnetsis10GJ(equivalenttoone andahalfbarrelsofoilor2.4tonsofTNT)andthetotalenergycarriedbythe

twobeamsreaches724MJ(aboutatenthofabarrelofoil,orhalfalightning

bolt).Lossofonlyoneten-millionthpartofthebeamissufficient!toquencha
superconductingmagnet,whilethebeamdumpmustabsorb362MJ,anen-

ergyequivalenttothatofburningeightkilogramsofoil,foreachofthetwo beams.Theseimmenseenergiesareevenmoreimpressiveconsideringhow

littlematteriscarryingit:undernominaloperatingconditions(2,808bunches

perbeam,1.15*10 protonsperbunch),thebeampipescontain1.0*10 gram ofhydrogen,which,instandardconditionsfortemperatureandpressure, wouldfillthevolumeofonegrainoffinesand.

LargeHadronCollider(MareAcceleratordeHadroni;LHC)esteunacceleratordeparticule, construitlaCentrulEuropeandeCercetăriNucleareCERN,lângăGeneva.Construcțiaa

fostfinalizatăînmai2008șiacostatpeste3miliardedeliresterline.Areolungimede27km

la100msubpământ.LHCesteconsideratcelmaiperformantacceleratordeparticuledin

lume.ScopulLHCestedeaexploravaliditateașilimitărileModeluluiStandard,modelulteo- reticdebazădindomeniulfiziciiparticulelor.Teoretic,acceleratorulartrebuisăconfirmeex- istențabosonuluiHiggs,acoperindelementelipsăaleModeluluiStandardșiexplicândfelul încareparticuleleelementarecapătăanumiteproprietăți,cumarfimasa.Acceleratorulafost

pusînfuncțiunepe10septembrie2008.Afostconstruitîncolaborarecupesteoptsutede

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fizicienidinpesteoptzecișicincidețăriprecumșiînparteneriatcusutedeuniversitățiși laboratoareimportante.Scopulprogramuluicuionigreiesteobservareauneistăriamateriei numităplasmăquark-gluon,carecaracterizaetapainițialăaexistențeiUniversului.Efectu-

areatestelor.Primulfluxdeprotoniacirculatprincolliderîndimineațazileide10septem-

brie2008.Costuri.Costultotalalproiectuluiseașteaptăafi3,2–6,4miliardedeeuro.
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DavidKing,fostuldirectorștiințificdinparteaRegatuluiUnit,acriticatLHCpentrucăa

primitprioritatemaimarelafonduridecâtrezolvareaprincipalelorproblemealePămân-

tului,înprincipalschimbărileclimatice,darșicreștereademograficășisărăciadin

Africa.Resurseledeputeredecalcul.LHCComputingGridesteconstruitpentrua

manevracantitățilemasivededateprodusedeLargeHadronCollider.Acestaincor-

poreazăatâtlegăturiprivateprincabludefibrăopticăcâtșiporțiunidemarevitezăale

Internetuluipublic,activândtransferuldedatedelaCERNcătreinstituțiiacademicedin

toatălumea

ProblemeoperaionaleDimensiuneaLHCconstituieoprovocareinginereascăex- cepționalăcuproblemeoperaționaleunicedatorateenergiiloruriașestocateînmag- nețișiînfluxuriledeprotoni.Întimpulfuncționării,energiatotalăstocatăînmagneții

superconductoriestedeordinula10GJ(echivalentcu2,4tdeTNT)șienergiatotală

transportatădeceledouăfluxuriatinge724MJ(aproximativjumătatedinenergiade-

scărcatăprintr-unfulger).[25]Pierdereaauneizecimidemilionimidinenergiafluxului

)dinfluxestedeajunspentruasupraîncălziunmagnetsuperconductor,iarsis-

temeledeabsorbțieafluxuluitrebuiesăabsoarbă362MJ,oenergieechivalentăcu

ardereaaoptkilogramedepetrol,pentrufiecaredinceledouăfluxuri.Acesteenergii

imensesuntșimaiimpresionante,dacăseiaînconsiderațieșicâtdepuținămaterie

otransportă:încondițiinormaledefuncționare(2,808grupuripeflux,1,15*10

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pegrup),țevileconțin1,0*10 gramedehidrogen,care,încondițiinormaledepre- siuneșitemperatură,arumplevolumulunuigrăuntedenisipfin.(LegăturiexterneSite oficialBBCNEWS,'BigBangmachine'firesup)

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aiciartă,sistemartistic(in-

stitutii,curatori,reviste,proiecte)public

Institutii

Biennials.VeniceBiennale(2009curatorDanielBirmbaum),Manifesta

Collections. Dia Center-Beacon NY (Lynne Cooke), Generali Foundation (SabineBreitwieser)(photo Werner Kaligofsky), Shaulager –Basel.2000col-

lectionModernaGalerijaLiublijana(ZdenkaBadovinac)

Documenta(132012

curatorCarolynChristov-Bakargiev BiennaleofSydney2008) tineKonigGallery,PodnarGallery

Galleries-Chris-

Auctionhouses.Christie,Sothersby

Fairs.BaselArtFair

Museums.MOMA

–NY,G.Pompidou-Paris,TateModern–London,MACBA–Barcelona,Vanabbe-

AndreMalraux Projects.Bookmo-

museum,(CharlsEsche)

MuzeulImaginar

bile

SOUNDTRACKFOR

ANEXHIBITION(2006-MuséeArtContemporain

Lyon)

Doit(HansUlrichObrist)

Makingthemaking(exploredthethingsthat

artistsmakeinordertohelpthemmaketheirwork.2001ApexArtNY NvisibleMu-

seum,P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E Museum,PhantomGallery Theshowwillbeopenwhen

theshowwillbeclosed,WrongGallery“isthesmallestexhibitionspaceinNew

York,locatedat516A1/2West20thStreetinChelsea.Conceptualizedanddi-

rectedbyMaurizioCattelan,AliSubotnickandMassimilianoGioni,andsofarthey

haveorganizedover30exhibitions.Asthewrongdealerssay,"TheWrongGallery

isthebackdoortocontemporaryart,andit'salwayslocked" THETITLEASTHE

CURATOR’SARTPIECEJuly7-31,2!006(http://www.mathieucopeland.net/)

THE MATERIALIZATION OF LIFE INTO ALTERNATIVE ECONOMIES

(http://www.benkinmont.com)

use,change,displayanddistributeallworks." ASHOWTHATWILLSHOWTHAT ASHOWISNOTONLYASHOW

"youarefreetodownload,copy,

www.copy-art.net

Spaces,CabareVoltaire-Zurich(AdrianNotz),DigitalLabHolonIsrael–(Galit Eilat),e-flux,MQ–Wien,PalaisdeTokyo,Konig Postkartenwerlag (Walther

Konig),Stanita–Zilina(MarekAdamov),SwichGallery–Glasgow(SorchaDal-

las),TheArchitectureFoundation–London,HochschuleLuzern,W139.Emerg-

ingspaces,Galeries.Centerforvisualintrospection(AlinaȘerban),e-cart.ro,

Paradisgaraj.

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revistedearta Afterall,Cabinet(Sina Najafi),KunstForum,Parkett,Textezu Kunst,Springerin,Idea

curatori. Marius Babias, Zdenka Badovinac,CarolynChristov-Bkargiev, DanielBirnbaum“Thefutureofartis money”, Sabine Breitwieser, Lynne Cooke, Charles Esche,KasparK ö nig, SusanneNeuburger,KristineStilles, FlorianWaldvogel,

21

)Thefutureofartismoney.( )Thecriticwasmarginalizedbythecurator

“( whointurnwaspushedasidebytheadvisor,themanagerandmostimpor- tantly–thecollector.Therecannolongerbeanydoubt:thebiennalehasbeen

eclipsedbytheartfair.“ (DanielBirmbaum)

CharlesEsche-“Iamalwaysabitnervouswhensomebodysaysthatthings
aremissingorthatthereisinawayakindoftrajectorywhichshouldhavehap-

penedanddidn’t.Becauseinasensethetrajectorythatyouhaveisavalidone, whateversituationyouarein;itsaboutdealingwiththat. (Budapest,02.04.2005 indialoguewithEditMolnár)

REVOLUTIONFORMSTHATTURN-Theimpulsetorevolt.

Revolving,rotating,mirroring,repeating,reversing,turningup-

sidedownorinsideout,changingperspectives.(

the agency embedded in forms that express our desire for

)Articulates

change.Suchliteralandformaldevicesarechartedfortheir broaderaesthetic,psychological,radicalandpoliticalperspec- tives. Inpolitics,‘revolution’isatermoftenconsideredobsolete, ominous and associated with violence – abrupt and sudden

changeisseenasimpossibleordangerous.Wearetoldthat changecanonlyoccurasaseriesofmicro-changesorthrough evolution,notrevolution.Theideaofrevolutionhasbecomea lifestylechoice,co-optedintothelatestsoftwareupgrade.The historyoftheword‘revolution’,however,revealsitsambivalent andparadoxicalnature.Torevolvemeanstoturntwice(re-vol- vere), to follow a curvature around and return to where one

began–anecologicalmovement

‘space’exploredbythis

exhibitionisthegapbetweenthefirstpartofthetitle–revolutions

–whichsuggestsadirectlypoliticalandcontent-basedexhibi-

)Itisa

tion,andthesubsequentphraseformsthatturn(

spaceofrotation,confusion,revolt,insubordination,anarchyand disruptionoforder,aspaceof‘revolution’.CarolynChristov-

Bakargiev(ArtisticDirector,2008BiennaleofSydney)

The!

“Românianuaavutniciodatăunspațiupublic,acestafiindfolosittot

timpuldeideologiilelaputere,iarînprezentestesupusuneisin-

gurelegi:circuitulbanilor.”(MariusBabias)

project.DigitalLabHolonIsrael- GalitEliatArtistswithoutWalls

"

aiciîntreCAA/CAA

(ContemporaryArtArchive/CenterforArtAnalysis)

acontemporaryartmuseuminfiles(focusingonarttheory,artpractice,cul-

tural studies and critical theory) a comprehensive (international) data-

aframeandplatform(for

dialogue,communication,empowerment onissuesreflectingthecurrentde-

bateintheartfieldandnewculturaltheories,aboutthesocialandpoliticalrel-

evanceofart,theautonomyandcontextofart)Underdifferentnameshas beenactivesince1985(LiaandDanPerjovschi apartment)-Oradea,inArt

AcademyBucharest,(LiaandDanPerjovschi studio)inBucharest,innational

Initiated/co-

Basedon“detective”method,searchingforsense,hiddenandlostideas,rel-

evantworksandauthors,normalcyasexception andprezervingaDizzydent (fromdizzy)criticalattitudeinacontextofgeneralconsumismandintellectual stagnation.

andinternationalmuseumsandgalleriesandonmassmedia ordinated byLiaPerjovschiwiththehelpofDanPerjovschi.

base

“avoiceactivatedcapsuleofknowledge”

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aiciîntreartășiviață

aiciîntrestatementulunorartiști

“Anartistisahopelessprotectorofformsagainstruins”(LidaAbdul)

“It‘sjustamatterofhavingthedisciplinetogothewholewaywithanidea,to

stretchitasfarasitcango(DougAitken)

“IaminterestedinthedifferencebetweenwhatIexpectandwhatactuallyhap-

pens”(VanessaBeecroft)

“Tobedefeated,powermustbeapproached,reappropriatedandend- lesslyreplicated”(MaurizioCattelan)

“Somecollide,someescape”(JimmieDurham)

“Anystructurecanbealtered,exchangedorinterchanged”

(MichaelElmgreenandIngarDragset)

“Rapideeyemovementhelpsmecatchupwithurbanplanning“(AlecFin- lay/GavinWade)

“Islikementioningtheobviousbutinadifferenttoneofvoice”(CealFloyer)

“Aboveallelse,itisaboutleavingamarkthatIexisted,Iwashere.I

washungry.Iwasdefeated.Iwashappy.Iwassad.Iwasinlove.I

wasafraid.Iwashopeful.IhadanideaandIhadagoodpurposeand

that’swhyImadeworksofart”(FelixGonzalezTorres)

“Weinviteeveryonetoquestiontheentireculturewetakeforgranted”

(GroupMaterial)

“Artshouldbelookingatwhat’sbehindsomething”(AndreasGursky) ProtectmefromwhatIWant(JennyHolzer) “Adestructured television time becomes an experience of real time” (JonathanHorowitz)

“Everythingyoulookat,anyobjectwhatsoever,orimage,hasbeenthought

about,selectedandbeensubjecttohugeactivity”(PerreHuyghe)

“Iwanttopaintsomethingthat’sgorgeous,somethingthat’sperfect,

sothatit’sfullofsadness”(GaryHume)

“Everythingiswrong”(HenrikPlengeJakobsen)

“Whowillwritethehistoryoftears?“(BarbaraKruger)

“Videoallowsmetousemyselfasdifferentfigures.Infrontofthecam-

eraI’mabletoenactaprivatefantasyasasocialstatement”(

Land)

Peter

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ItsabitlikeEscapefromAlcatraz(SarahLucas)

“I’mtryingtoarticulatewhatprobablyalotofpeoplefeeltheimpossibility of believinginanythingbutwantingtobelieveinsomething”(MikeNelson) “FirstofallI’marecipientandsecondI’maproducer”(GabrielOrozco)

Ialwayspaintformyself(ElizabethPeyton)

“IamnotexoticIamexhausted”(DanPerjovschi)

“Theinteractiveartworkisavirtualspaceofimages,soundandtext,etc whichrevealsitselfuser(JeffreyShaw) “Myworkisaboutlookingattheessentialandwhat’sessentialtomorethan survival ”(RirkritTiravanija)

“Picture,iftheyaretohaveeffect,musthavethetremendousin-

tensityofsilence

thesilencebeforethestorm”(LucTuymans)

“Notinmyname”(FlorianWaldvogel)

“I’malwaystryingtofindwaysofdiscoveringthingsaboutpeopleandinthe

processdiscovermoreaboutmyself(GillianWearing)

“Iwanttoshowpeoplethatitispossibletobecomeyourownexpert,totry

tocreateyourownexperiments,andtounderstandtheworldinyourown

way”(AndreaZittel)

aicicărțipoștale,imaginialb/negru

KooJeonga,Absalon,NevinAladag,FrancisAlys,JohnBaldessari,Matthew

Barney,Ben,OttoBerchem,Blade,KarlaBlack,MichaelBloom,Daniele

Buetti,JohnCage,DavidClaerbout,PeterCoffin,GianniColombo,Thomas

Demand,MarcelDuchamp,MarleneDumas,MariaEichhorn,OlafurElias-

son,TraceyEmin,AnnikaEriksson,VadimFishkin,LeoFitzmaurice,Sylvie Fleury,DominiqueGonzalezFoerster,SarvenazGhazanfar,GuerrilaGirls, Aneta Grizeszykowska,DouglasGordon,HenrikHakansson,DagmarHep- pner,DamienHirst,ThomasHirschhorn,CarstenHoller,BerthanHuws,Irwin Group,ChristianJankowski, WernerKaligofsky,MikeKelley,JeffKoons,

ServetKocyigit,SherrieLevine,Sara Lehn,AteliervanLieshout,JorgeMac- chi,MarkManders,WalterdeMaria,JacekMarkiewicz,BruceNauman,Helio Oiticica,HenrikOlesen,AndrewParker,ElizabethPeyton,JoaoPenalva,Dan Perjovschi,CesarePietroiusti,JackPierson,TadejPogacar,CharlesRay,

GerhardRichter,BridgetRiley,ThomasRuf!f,FredSandbach,ThomasSara-

ceno,TonySchwensen,TinoSehgal,SantiagoSierra,RomanSigner,An-

dreas Serrano,Andreas Slominski, Sean Snyder, Eliezer Sonnenschein, Sturtevant,RirkritTiravanija,AlecFinlay/GavinWade,MarkWallinger,Andy Warhol,PeterFischli/DavidWeiss,ChristopherWilliam

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aiciîntreafacesaunusens

meaningoflife

“WhenmenstopbelievinginGodtheydon'tbelieveinnothing;theybelieve inanything”.G.K.Chesterton,1936“ ”Thinking–amatterofwillpower

andforceofpersonality”(?)

OFIINȚĂMÂNATĂDEPRINCIPIULPLĂCERII

„OMULESTEDOMINATDEPRINCIP-

IULPUTERII

VENIASEMENEAALTOR OAMENI CARE ÎI SUNT SUPERIORI DIN VREUN PUNCT DE VEDERE OARECARE.”(ADLER) (FRANKL) „FORȚAMOTRICEȘIMOTIVAȚIASUPREMĂÎNOMESTEVOINȚADE SENS,PRINCIPIULLOGOSULUI.OMULESTECONDUS,DEVOINȚA DEACĂUTA,DEAGĂSIȘIDEADAUNSENSVIEȚIISALE.(OMULÎN

CĂUTAREASENSULUI)

„OMULESTE

FUGADEDURERE.”(FREUD)

DORINȚADEA-ȘIDEPĂȘICOMPLEXELEȘIDEADE-

SENS“CEESTEOMUL?”

CĂUTAREAPLĂCERII

Noi, cei care am trăit în lagărele de concen-

trare, ne putem aminti de acei oameni care, trecând din baracă în baracă, își dăruiau altora ultima lor bucată de pâine. Vor fi fost puțini la număr, dar în- deajuns de mulți pentru a dovedi că totul îi poate fi luat omului, mai puțin un lucru: ultima dintre libertăți - aceea de a-și alege atitudinea într-un anumit set de circumstanțe, de a-și alege propriul mod de a fi – (Viktor Frankl 'Man's Search for Meaning')

Viațaaresenspânălaultimasuflare…Deîndatăceomul(re)găseșteunrostînviața

sa,elseechilibreazălăuntricșidevinecapabilsăfacăfațăgreutățilorviețiișisuferinței

șisăîșitrăiascăviațaînmodplenar,înpofidaadversităților,aceeaceFranklnumește

înlogoterapie“triadatragică”:vinovăția,suferința,moartea.”

Sensul vieții poatefigăsitpetreicăi:Prinmuncă,creație,dragoste-sau contemplândfrumosul,adevărulșibineledinnaturăsaucultură.Nietzsche:

"Hewhohasawhytolivefor,canbearalmostanyhow."(Celceareunmotiv

pentrucaresătrăiască,poateînduraaproapeorice-trad

nuesteunlucruprintrealtelucruri;lucrurilesedeterminăunelepealtele,în vremeceomulseauto-determină.Ceeaceeldevine-înlimiteleînzestrării saleșialemediuluisău-esteceeaceelafăcutdinsineînsuși."–(Omulîn căutareasensului) Însemnătateapersoaneiesteîntotdeaunarelaționatăla

comunitate.Darnunumaicăexistențaindividualătrebuiesăaibăocomuni-

tatepentruaaveasens,cișicomunitateaarenevoiedeexistențaindividuală

pentruaaveaunsens

tateașivaloareaomului,extrăgânddinoameninumaiutilitatealor)."Thedoc-

tor and the soul, p.70-71. Viktor Emil Frankl (neurologist, psychiatrist, Holocaustsurvivor.Founderoflogotherapy,formofExistentialAnalysis) “Eveninthemostabsurd,painfulanddehumanizedsituation,lifehaspoten-

“Ifaprisonerfelt tialmeaningandthatthereforeevensufferingismeaningful thathecouldnolongerenduretherealitiesofcamplife,hefoundawayoutin hismentallife-aninvaluableopportunitytodwellinthespiritualdomain,the

onethattheSSwereunabletodestroy.Spirituallifestrengthenedthepris- oner,helpedhimadapt,andtherebyimprovedhischancesofsurvival”Man's

SearchforMeaning,p.123

)

"Ființaumană

(Masanutolereazăindividualitatea,distrugedemni-

“Evenwithinthenarrowboundariesoftheconcentrationcamps

hefoundonlytworacesofmentoexist:decentandnon-decent

ones.Theseweretobefoundinallclasses,ethnicities,and

groups”.Man'sSearchforMeaning(FromDeath-CamptoExis-

tentialism.1946)

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Meaningoflife "What is the meaning of life?” (popular views) torealizeone's

potentialandideals-afullandproductivelife

tostandforsomething,tohavemadesomedifferencethatyoulivedatall

one'spotentialinlife

tofightlife'sgame(s)

to

tolearn

aspossible

purpose

it

tolove,tofeel,

toenjoytheactofliving

toattainspiritualenlight-

tochasedreams

tomatter:tocount,

toexpand

tobecomethebestversionofyourself

andwin,ordraw,or,attheveryleast,losewithdignity

achievebiologicalperfectiontoliveaslongaspossible

tocreateyourownreality

toreplicate

toreproduce

toseekwisdomandknowledgetoexpandone'sperceptionoftheworld

asmanythingsaspossibleinlife

toknowasmuchaspossibleaboutasmanythings

tofindthemeaningoflife,the

toseekwisdomandknowledge

todogood,todotherightthingtoleavetheworldabetterplacethanyoufound

todoyourbest

toleaveeverysituationbetterthanyoufoundit

tohavefun

toenjoylife

enment

tohavepower,tobebetter

tostriveforpowerandsuperiority

torule

theworld“

“LifehasnomeaningLifeorhumanexistencehasnorealmeaningorpur-

posebecausehumanexistenceoccurredoutofarandomchanceinnature,andany-

thing that exists by chance has no intended purpose. But as humans we try to associateameaningorpurposesowecanjustifyourexistence.Thereisnopointin

uncertain,

pur pos e a nd s ignif ic a nc e

butthere mustbesomething”

life,andthatisexactlywhatmakesitsospecial.“

of human existence is the meaning of it all?

Themeaningoflifeisdeeplymixedwiththephilosophicaland

concept relatedquestions- What's life all about? and What

religious conceptions of existence, consciousness, and happiness, and touches on manyotherissues,suchassymbolicmeaning,ontology,value,purpose,ethics,

freewill,conceptionsofGod

isthewayitis.( )Theemphasisofparticularquestions,andoftheanswersgivento

Lifehasmeaning

Themeaningoflife-

The

( )Whyparticularthingshappenorwhytheworld

them,areheavilyinfluencedbyculturalandphilosophicalpreconceptions

Attempts

to find meaning in subjective sensory experience (hedonism)

Attempts

to create a

civicsociety

dom

uralorder,asin(taoism's) Pe r s pe c t iv e s f r om a nt iquit y -dependingonthefaith- themeaningoflifewasinvestigatedintermsofhumanpotentialandtherelationship

ofindividualstothenaturalworld.Personaldevelopment(asintheHindu,orasaso-

cialrelationship,asintheJewishcovenant).Othertraditionsreliedheavilyonreason, discipline H i n d u i s m There are four possible aims to human life, known as the pu- rusharthas(orderedfromleasttogreatest): Ka m a (loveandsensualpleasure), Ar th a

(wealth), D h a r m a (righteousness, morality) and M o k s h a (liberation from the reincar-

nationcycle)

ofkarma,samsaraandmoksha(causalaction,thecycleofbirthandrebirth,andlib-

eration)

omnibenevolent,transcendentGod,whocreatedtheuniverseandgovernsit.Thepur-

poseoflifeistoserveGodandtopreparefortheworldtocome.Aboutelevating

oneselfspiritually,Zoroastrianism.Sincehumanitypossessesfreewill,peoplemust

beresponsiblefortheirmoralchoices.Peoplemusttakeactiveroletoplayinthe

universalconflict,wheregoodthoughts,goodwordsandgooddeedstoensurehap-

piness and to keep chaos at bay. Jainism - promotes self-discipline above all else.

(Ascetic)

Themeaningoflifemaythenbesaidtobetousethephysicalbodytoachieve self-realizationandbliss.Jains- everyhumanisresponsibleforhisorheractions karmaisthateveryaction,everyword,everythoughtproduces,besidesitsvisible,an invisible,transcendentaleffectonthesoul.Buddhismisanondualworldview,inwhich

happinessistheresultofself-conquestandfreedomfromexternalobjects.

spiritualimprovement.Judaism's-beliefinasingle,omniscient,omnipotent,

H i n d u i s m ,themeaningoflifeistiedupintheconcepts

Free-

isenvisionedassubmissiontonat-

universaltolerance

mutualrespect

ameaningfullifeforall

an'authentic'or'natural'wayoflifewhich

Inallschoolsof

subject,objectandactionareallseenasillusory.Buddhistsbelievethatlifeissuffer-

ing.The suffering is caused by attachment to objects material or non-material. The meaningoflifeistoendsufferingthroughdetachingoneselffromcravingsand

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conceptualattachments.Sufferingcanbeovercomethroughhumanactivity,simply

byremovingthecauseofsuffering

troubles,complexes,fabrications,andideas.InTaoism-self-correctionandselfreal-

ization."Onlyintrospectioncanthenhelpustofindourinnermostreasonsforliving

thesimpleanswerisherewithinourselves”Confucianismrecognizeshumannature

inaccordancewiththeneedfordisciplineandeducation.Tengriismadvocatescoop- portantthansearchingforanimpracticalabstracttruthaboutlife.Themeaningoflife

eration,livinginharmonywiththesurroundingworld

tonism, the meaning of life is in attaining the highest form of knowledge.

Aristotelianism. Everything is done with a goal, and that goal is 'good'. Cyni-

cism.Happinessdependsuponbeingself-sufficientandmasterofone'smentalatti-

tude;sufferingisconsequenceoffalsejudgmentsofvalue,whichcausenegative

emotionsandaconcomitantviciouscharacter.TheCynicalliferejectsconventional

desiresforwealth,power,healthandfame,bybeingfreeofthepossessions.Theworld

equallybelongstoeveryone,sosufferingiscausedbyfalsejudgmentsofwhatisvalu- thatmeaningfullifetothecommitment,despitethevulnerabilityinherenttodoingso.

ArthurSchopenhauerlifereflectsone'swill,andthatthewill(life)isanaimless,irra-

tional,andpainfuldrive.Salvation,deliverance,andescapefromsufferingareinaes-

theticcontemplation,sympathyforothers,andasceticism.ForNietzsche,lifeisworth

livingonlyiftherearegoalsinspiringonetolive.("allthathappensismeaningless")

aswithoutgoals,allideationstakeplacefromaparticularperspective.Humanismthe

humanracecametobebyreproducinginaprogressionofunguidedevolutionasan

integralpartofnature,whichisself-existing.Knowledgedoesnotcomefromsuper-

aboutpersonalpotentialandrelationshipstothenaturalworld,toafocusonmorepro- naturalsources,butfromhumanobservation,experimentation,andrationalanalysis

foundformsofdevotionandall-inclusivesalvation.IntheChristian,Muslim,andSikh

faiths,thismanifestedassubjectiontoGod:salvationwasnotapersonalachievement,

logical organism transacting in a social and cultural context." People determine human purpose, without supernatural influence; Enligtment and the common goodforallpeople.Thehappinessoftheindividualpersonisinextricablylinked tothewell-beingofhumanity,asawhole,inpart,becausewearesocialanimals,

whofindmeaninginpersonalrelations,andbecauseculturalprogressbenefitsevery-

bodylivingintheculture."Whatisthemeaningofmylife?ViktorFrankl-"Dereflec-

tion",ceasingtoendlesslyreflectontheself,insteadofengaginginlife.Onthewhole,

thetherapeuticresponseisthatthequestionofmeaningoflifeevaporatesifoneis

socialorder.Nihilismrejectsanyauthority'sclaimstoknowledgeandtruth,andsoex-

ploresthesignificanceofexistencewithoutknowabletruth.Nothingisofvalue,morals

arevalueless,theyonlyserveassociety'sfalseideals.Despitetendingtowardsde- objectivevalues,then,islifemeaningless?LudwigWittgensteinandthelogicalposi-

)the statement

becomesrecursive,and,therefore,nonsensical,oritmightrefertothefactthatbio-

logicallifeisessentialtohavingameaninginlife.Thethings(people,events)inthelife

ofapersoncanhavemeaning(importance)aspartsofawhole,butadiscretemean-

ingof(the)life,itself,asidefromthosethings,cannotbediscerned.Aperson'slifehas

meaning(forhimself,others)asthelifeeventsresultingfromhisachievements,legacy,

family,but,tosaythatlife,itself,hasmeaning,isamisuseoflanguage,sinceanynote

ofsignificance,orofconsequence,isrelevantonlyinlife(totheliving),sorenderingthe statementerroneous.BertrandRussell Postmodernismseeshumannatureascon- structed by language, or by structures and institutions of human society. Fo- cusesonanalyzingorcritiquinggivenmeaningsinordertorationalizeorreconstruct them.Anythingresemblinga'meaningoflife',inpostmodernistterms,canonly beunderstoodwithinasocialandlinguisticframework,andmustbepursuedas anescapefromthepowerstructuresthatarealreadyembeddedinallformsof speechandinteractiondeconstructionism-individualsareprimarilyextensions

oflanguageandsociety,withoutrealautonomy(asinpoststructuralism).Ingen-

eral,postmodernismseeksmeaningbylookingattheunderlyingstructures

tivistssaid:Expressedinlanguage,thequestionismeaningless(

featismorfatalism FriedrichNietzschecharacterizednihilismasemptyingtheworld,

andespeciallyhumanexistence,ofmeaning,purpose,comprehensibletruth,andes-

sentialvalue;succinctly,nihilismistheprocessof"thedevaluingofthehighestval-

ues".[65]SeeingthenihilistasanaturalresultoftheideathatGodisdead,andinsisting

itwassomethingtoovercome,hisquestioningofthenihilist'slife-negatingvalues,re-

turnedmeaningtotheEarth.ToMartinHeidegger,sawin"deathofGod"apotential

sourcefornihilism:IfGod,asthesupra-sensorygroundandgoal,ofallreality,isdead;

ifthesupra-sensoryworldoftheIdeashassufferedthelossofitsobligatory,andabove

it,itsvitalizingandup-buildingpower,thennothingmoreremainstowhichMancan

cling,andbywhichhecanorienthimself.TheexistentialistAlbertCamusassertsthat

theabsurdityoftheHumanConditionisthatwesearchforexternalvaluesandmean-

inginaworldwhichhasnone,andisindifferenttous."Heroicnihilists",livingwithdig-

delusionsamIunder?","Whatisblockingmyabilitytoenjoythings?","WhydoIneg-

fullyengagedinlife.Thequestionthenmorphsintomorespecificworriessuchas"What

lectloved-ones?".Logicalpositivism:Whatisthemeaninginasking?Ifthereareno

-movedfromtheirprimaryfocusonindividualliberationtomoreabstractidealsoflib-

butratheratokenofGod'sgracetobeearnedbythedevout.BuddhismandHinduism,

criticalintelligence.)"Asfarasweknow,thetotalpersonalityis[afunction]ofthebio-

(thescientificmethod):thenatureoftheuniverseiswhatpeoplediscernittobe.(by

spairandanxiety)inanunconditionalcommitmenttosomethingfinite,anddevotes

andherownvaluesinanindifferentworld.Onecanlivemeaningfully(freeofde-

lifeisfullofabsurdity,andonemustmakehis

meaningisinsufficient;theinsufficiencygivesrisetotheemotionsofanxietyanddread

usingonlyreasonasasourceof

creates the essence (meaning) of his and her life; lifeisnotdeterminedbyasu-

isdiscoverableonlyviaexperience.ExistentialismEachmanandeachwoman

maticphilosopherssuggestthatthepractical,usefulunderstandingoflifeismoreim-

that,ultimately,theneedsofmankindshouldguidehumanintellectualinquiry.Prag-

ity Pragmatism.Anythingusefulandpracticalisnotalwaystrue-theoreticalclaims mustbepracticallyverifiable,i.e.oneshouldbeabletopredictandtestclaims,and,

andlogicalpositivism),toeffortstometa-theorizeaboutmeaning-makingasanactiv-

tostateofNirvana-freedomfromallworries,

Greekphilosophy-InPla-

pernaturalgodoranearthlyauthority,oneisfree

SorenKierkegaard"leapoffaith"

ableandwhatisworthlessperthecustomsandconventionsofsociety.Epicureanism seekingmodestpleasures,toattaintranquilityandfreedomfromfear(ataraxia)via knowledge,friendshipandvirtuous,temperateliving;bodilypain(aponia)isabsent throughone'sknowledgeoftheworkingsoftheworldandofthelimitsofone'sdesires. Stoicismtobeinharmonywiththeuniverse'sdivineorder.Goodliesinthestateofthe soul,itself,exemplifiedinwisdomandself-control,"tobefreefromanger,envyand jealousy". Pre modern. Theriseofuniversalreligionsmarksashiftfromconcerns

erationforall.Inall,thiseramagnifiedandgeneralizedidealsoflove,compassion,and reliefofhumansuffering ThecolonialeraandtheEnlightenmentDevotionandsub- serviencetoGodwerelargelyreplacedbynotionsofnatural(God-given)rightsandthe potentialitiesofreason,anduniversalidealsofloveandcompassiongavewaytocivic notionsoffreedom,equality,andcitizenship.Themeaningoflifefocussinglesson humankind'srelationshiptoGodandmoreontherelationshipbetweenindividualsand theirsociety.Thiseraisfilledwiththeoriesthatequatemeaningfulexistencewiththe

nityinthefaceofabsurdity,livingwith"secularsaintliness",fraternalsolidarity,and rebellingagainstandtranscendingtheworld'sindifference Contemporary per- spectives. Modern science has effectively rewritten the relationship of hu- mankindtothenaturalworld Questionsaboutthemeaningoflife Fromattempts tore-evaluatehumanexistenceinbiologicalandscientificterms(asinpragmatism

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thatcreateorimposemeaning,ratherthantheepiphenomenalappearancesof

ScientificapproachesDNA,thesubstancecontainingthegeneticin-

structionsforthedevelopmentandfunctioningofallknownlivingorganisms. Psychologicalsignificanceandvalueinlife- researchersinpositivepsychology andhumanisticpsychology)studyfactorsthatleadtolifesatisfactionfullengagement

inactivities,[making a fuller contribution by utilizing one's personal strengths, andmeaningbasedoninvestinginsomethinglargerthantheself. Onevaluesys- temsuggestedbysocialpsychologists,broadlycalledTerrorManagementTheory, states that all human meaning is derived out of a fundamental fear of death, wherebyvaluesareselectedwhentheyallowustoescapethementalreminder

ofdeath.Neurosciencehasproducedtheoriesofreward,pleasureandmotiva-

tionintermsofphysicalentitiessuchasneurotransmitteractivity,especiallyin

thelimbicsystemandtheventraltegmentalareainparticular.Ifonebelievesthat

themeaningoflifeistomaximizepleasure,thenthesetheoriesgivenormativepre-

dictionsabouthowtoacttoachievethis. Economists have learned a great deal

aboutwhatisvaluedinthemarketplace;andsociologyexaminesvalueataso-

ciallevelusingtheoreticalconstructssuchasvaluetheory,norms,anomie,etc

Origin and nature of biological life The exact mechanisms of abiogenesis are unknown: Thetheoryofevolutionexplainstheprocessbywhichdifferentlifeforms

havedevelopedthroughouthistoryviageneticmutationandnaturalselection.Astro-

biologystudiesthepossibilityofdifferentformsoflifeonotherworlds,suchas

replicatingstructuresmadefrommaterialsotherthanDNA

humanity'sfateinthisuniverse Currentphysicscanonlydescribetheearlyuni-

versefrom10-43secondsaftertheBigBang(wherezerotimecorrespondstoin-

finitetemperature),atheoryofquantumgravitywouldberequiredtogofurther

backintime.Nevertheless,manyphysicistshavespeculatedaboutwhatwould

haveprecededthislimit,andhowouruniversecameintobeing.Theygenerally

agreeamongstthemselvesthattheBigBangoccurredcoincidentally,andwhen

consideringtheanthropicprinciple,itismostofteninterpretedasimplyingthe

existenceofamultiverse

tionsaboutthemindThetruenatureandoriginofconsciousness,freewilland

the mind itself are also widely debated in science Subjects addressed in the fields of cognitive science, neuroscience and philosophy of mind Multiple DraftsModel,holdthatconsciousnesscanbewhollyexplainedbyneuroscience throughtheworkingsofthebrainanditsneurons,thusadheringtobiological naturalism On the other hand, some scientists, likeAndrei Linde, have con- sideredthatconsciousness,likespacetime,mighthaveitsownintrinsicdegrees offreedom,andthatourperceptionsmaybeasrealas(orevenmorerealthan) material objects. Hypotheses of consciousness and spacetime explain con- sciousnessindescribinga"spaceofconsciouselements",oftenencompassing anumberofextradimensions.Electromagnetictheoriesofconsciousnesssolve thebindingproblemofconsciousnessinsayingthattheelectromagneticfield

generatedbythebrainistheactualcarrierofconsciousexperience

mindtheoriesusequantumtheoryinexplainingcertainpropertiesofthemind.

Explainingtheprocessoffreewillthroughquantumphenomenaisapopularal-

Quantum

Scientificques-

TheBigBangand

theworld

BigFreeze,BigRiporBigCrunch?

ternative to determinism, such postulations may variously relate free will to quantumfluctuations,quantumamplification,quantumpotentialandquantum probability.Basedonthepremisesofnon-materialisticexplanationsofthemind, somehavesuggestedtheexistenceofacosmicconsciousness,assertingthat consciousnessisactuallythe"groundofallbeing".Proponentsofthisviewcite accounts of paranormal phenomena, primarily extrasensory perceptions and psychicpowers,asevidenceforanincorporealhigherconsciousness.

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aicidespreknowledge

Knowledge(OxfordEnglishDictionary)expertise,andskillsacquiredby

apersonthroughexperienceoreducation;thetheoreticalorpracticalun-

derstandingofasubject Whatisknowninaparticularfieldorintotal; factsandinformation.Awarenessorfamiliaritygainedbyexperienceofa

fact or situation Knowledge acquisition involves complex cognitive

processes:perception,learning,communication,associationandreason-

ing.Thetermknowledgeisalsousedtomeantheconfidentunderstand-

ingofasubjectwiththeabilitytouseitforaspecificpurposeifappropriate.

(InOnScientificDiscovery,editedbyGrmek,Cohen,andCimino[1977],

publishedintheBostonStudiesinthePhilosophyofScienceSeries.)

Thescientificmethodisnotamethoddirectlyapplied,butratheraguide

tothementalactivitystagesoforiginating,refining,extending,contextu-

allizing,demandingandapplyingknowledge.Itissubjectneutralandflex-

ibleinuse;itisthussuitable! foralldomains notstatementsabouttruth

butOntheevidenceavailabletodaythebalanceofprobabilityfavors theviewthat ”.

"

Cunoaștereaesteunuldinproceseledefinitorii,fundamentaleale

spirituluiuman.Procesulprimprincareconștiințaderealitateșide

sineapareînsubiectraportându-llasineșilalumeasa

tateîncarepoateacționa,experimenta,evaluașiconcludeasupra

consecințelor.Stareaprocesantăaunuisisteminformaționalcuplat

cuunambientrealitate,careîșipoateconstruireprezentărimodale

șistrategiipredictiveasupradinamiciiambientuluișipoatedezvolta

acțiunitransformante,utilizanteșievaluanteînambientulmodelat.

Înaceastăperspectivăinteractivă,cunoaștereapoatefiorelație

perceptuală,gestuală,lingvisticăsaumixtăasistemuluicureali-

tatea.Realitateapoatefidefinităcaspațiuobiectual-interactiv,car-

acterizatprinalcătuire,corelarecauzală,proprietateșieveniment

Cunoaștereadetipumanpresupuneintenționalitate,raționalitateși

evaluare.Intenționalitateadefineștepredeterminareaacțiuniiînreal

princonstrucțiaunuimodeldeacțiuneînminteasubiectului,Rațion-

alitateadefineștecăutarea,identificarea,explicitareacauzalășiuti-

lizareatuturorformelor,proprietățilorșirelațiilorîntreproprietăți,

carepermitsubiectuluisărealizezeoanumetransformaredestare

înrealitate,sausăexplicecauzaloanumestareobservatăoricon-

struităexperimental.Valorizareaesteconsecințaevaluariiutilității

rezultatelordobânditeprintr-oanumecunoaștere,printr-oacțiune

configurantăsauexplicatăcauzaldemodalitate.Calitateacunoaș-

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pentrudobândireașifolosireaei

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DeceSecondLifeestecaprima?Credcădinlipsădeimaginație!Casăaiimaginație trebuiesăfi foartebineinformatNoutățileprodusezilnic,recentdeaproapetoatălumea,(pebloguri)suntin-

formațiiutile?Tomuchisless!(În2007eraupeste108milioanedewebsites(numărîncreștere)Steve

Bellernumește"Informationoverload–înexces…maimultădecâtputemasimila"Rezultatul…noise,

stress,confuzie,incertitudine,neînțelegere…timppierdut(pentruverificări)"Contextgeneral–nelin-

iștitșilocalîncănestructuratStatement=mesaj

StatementulunuinouSpatiu–PavilionUnicredit(conceptual-Intersecțiededomeniișiactivități

poligon(deîncercărișidemonstrațiicuaccescarteblanche)Locațiafizică-fărăoistoriespe-

cială,înpiațaVictorieiînvecinătateaGuvernului,Muzeelor(MuzeuldeGeologie,Antipa,Țăranului) laparterulunuiblocobișnuit(dinperioadacomunismului)sediubancă(întranziție)Puncteaparentfixe CAAkit(unKITdinContemporaryArtArchive/CenterforArtAnalysis)materialanaliticdespreartăși contextulei -basiclacareseadaugăconstantmaterialenoiinterdisciplinareașiPavilionsurse…

diferite

declarație "afirmaredeschisăaunorconvingeri"

(Pavilionstructurăautonomă(lacâțivapașideceaprincipală,deregulăspatiudeplăcereșirelaxare) UnicreditCredit…cultural-aacordaîncredere,acita(idei,lucrări)- îneducație-apreciere,notare-

economic-relațiedeîmprumut).Infopointculturallazi.Statementulunuinouprogram-interdiscipli- nar,deschis,organic,flexibil evenimente,expoziții/proiecte,dezbateri…cuvintecheie-analiză, ansamblu/detaliu,dialog,context,conținut,contract,corp,credit,conflict,cunoaștere,evenimente curente,informație,întârzieri,lumină,mainstream,mediuînconjurător,massmedia,moment,oameni,

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aiciDanPerjovschi

Forthefirsttimeinthelasttwentyyears,abankbecomesanartcentre.Acen-

treinthecentreofthecity,notatitsoutskirts,aswewereusedsofarbythe

logicoftransition.Thespacesforcontemporaryart,hadtheynotbeenalready

displaced,closedorthrownattheperiphery,arebecomingsmallerandsmaller

ormorebusiness-related.ThehistoryoftheRomaniancontemporaryartisthe

historyofthelossesaplace,amarket,aman,afewideas.And,asalways,

anexaggerationissurpassedbyanother,andthelackoftheassortedartunits

ispoliticallyconcealedbytheevertoobigandtoodependentCentralUnit:the

museum.

AnartmagazinecreatedaBIennaleandnowopensONEpermanentcentre

forthecontemporaryart.ThemidpointofPAVILIONUNICREDITisnot“the

show”,assomemaythink,but“thearchive/information”.Themainfocushere

isthe“theknowledge”,theresource.

AnynewplaceandanynewprojectstartswithaSTATEMENT.InRomanian:

declararaţiedecredinţă.Whattheplacewanttobe,andwhatitmightbe.

STATEMENTisanexpositionalplan.Aroute.Aprocess.Thestoryboardofa

contemporaryartcentrenowadays.Aconceptualexpressionforthelinesof

forcestructuringtheintellectuallifeandthelifeingeneral.Amultidisciplinary

programmecreatedwithmodesty(books,newspapers,quotations).Adata

bankandapossibilitiesbank.Artisnotalone.Artispositionedinacultural,po-

liticalandscientificframework.Worksofartadmiredandthengivenawayas

gifts,replicasmoreinterestingthantheoriginal,hundredsofartistsintexts,

images,postcards.Institutionalhistoryinbags.Amapofideasthatmaygo

wildormaystructureitselfpeacefully.Alaboratorywherethespectatorsbe-

comeresearchers.

STATEMENTbreakstheviciouscirclebuiltupoutoffinancialhumiliation,bu-

reaucraticimbecility,culturalignoranceandlackofunderstanding,institutional

autism,thereductiontothestateofalwaysaskingandalwaysbeingrejected

withoutanyexplanations,andthestateof“everythingagainstyou”.STATE-

MENTusesthe“Do-It-Yourself”resourcesthatthecurator-researcherhasco-

alescedforthelasttwentyyears.

Whatdowedefineasanartisticobject?Whereshouldtheartisticresearch
startandhowfarcanitgo?Howfreeisourthinking?Wehavebecomecon-

servativewithoutevenknowingit.Wewishtobeavant-gardists,tooverthrow

things,butwedoeverythingwithinthesamelogicframe.Wecomplainabout

thesamethings.Wereiteratethesamemistakes.Culturally,weareinthetun- neleffect.

Whatcanbedone?Whatifwechangetheperspective?Whatifwewatch

throughthebothendsofthetelescope?HereinUniverse.HereonEarth.Here

inRomania.HereinPavilion.TheresourceinSTATEMENTisnotonlytheart

theoristortheculturalphilosopher,butalsotheartist,theastronaut,thestring

theoryspecialist,theastronomerandtheinventor.Aretheartistsalsoinven- tors?Howdoestheworldlookwhenseenfromoutsidetheworld?IsaT-shirt

art?Isapostcardaworkofart?Whatdosomeimagestelluswhentheyare

downloadedfromtheInternetandthenxerocopied?Whatdoesthedemocratic

accesstoinformationimply?Forhowlongcanwecountonthepopularan-

thology?WhydoesSecondLifeimitatelife?Weknowwhatwearemadefrom

(ourgenome),weknowwhereweare(intheUniverse),butdoweknowwhy?

(LiaPerjovschitranslatedformediabyDanPerjovschi)

aiciinvitati-relatedissues

Dr. David Berman (theoretician)“Stringtheoryisthebesttheorywe

haveofquantumgravity.Inrecentyearsithasgonethroughdeepcon-

ceptualchangesleadingtowhatisnowknownasM-theory.”Camelia Patrascanu(astrolog),JustinCapra(inventator),Dr.Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu (astronaut),CatherineLenoble(scriitor),ElenaVladareanu (scriitor)

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Wolf)1971

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