I created this animation and video a few years ago when I was working with Mark Watts, Alan's son on a project involving petroglyphs. Mark very graciously gave me an incredible library of books, recordings, and other media regarding his father. I then started putting together presentations reflecting the material. Below is one of them. In it Alan gives us a pertinent warning about technology.
Alan Watts on Technology
Narration - Alan Watts
Animation and Music by ArtotemArt & Artotems Co.
Note: The background of the video is based on the city of Hermosillo, Mexico. A favorite hangout for me.
If the wrong man uses the right means the right means work in the wrong way.
Crows are extremely intelligent birds. They are known for their problem-solving skills and amazing communication skills. For example, when a crow encounters a threatening human, it will teach other crows how to identify the human. In fact, research shows that crows don’t forget a face.
Music & Images by Artotems Co.
Art, Books, Inspirations and a few psychological and philosophical musings.