More KtB on Happy Days
Happy Days, the delightful New York Times blog that linked to us last week, now has another bit of Buddha-killing on its pages, a new essay from recent Buddha-killer Mark Dow. It’s called “Blind Spot“:
There’s a blind spot where the optic nerve meets retina, or where the retina becomes optic nerve, one might say. The blind spot is normal because the retinal surface cannot register light at the spot where it is interrupted by the optic nerve that transports the registered information. A blind spot at the center is what the kabbalists must have had in mind when they said that God had to withdraw to create the world. If there were no blind spot at one’s own center, one would be, if there were a God, God.