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Jun 2Liked by Henry Oliver

Hi Henry, thoroughly enjoying second act. More than once, i've been reminded of the sensory order by Hayek - and in both books i love the attempt to describe living nodes and relations visually - the reflection of individual/group or part/whole is fascinating, as well as the various influences on development. very interesting for art, and so many other puzzles!

And your book talks about perspective - the changing of which helps you to see the different patterns occurring at different levels, revitalising and recontextualising our experiences and thoughts. Like any trip, It's one the those indirect solutions where you never quite know the result in advance, only that the universe will be invited in and its going to be good (so long as you jump far enough from the ledge!)

Thanks for all the research and writing - I hope you've got some more ideas lined up for the future.

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This is one of my favourite comments on the book so far! I haven’t read The Sensory Order but I was strongly influenced by Hayek when I was younger. Thank you so much!

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Jun 2Liked by Henry Oliver

you're welcome!

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May 27Liked by Henry Oliver

I bought the book and am devouring it. At 65 I decided to take up jazz piano, and I’m returning to painting. I retired at 55, took two years to write a book in my field published at age 57, then served with several nonprofits. As soon as a friend retires, we are co-authoring a book about her father, a Holocaust survivor. I’m looking forward to reading the suggested books. Thank you for a wonderful Substack!!

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Wow this is great—good for you! Thanks for reading and glad you are enjoying it!!

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I always believed that you are never too old for anything.

And this book recs are great. Straight to my tbr. 💖

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