Small Writing 2

Dymaxion – A portmanteau of “dynamic maximum tension,” created by Buckminster Fuller when he was asked for a word to describe his many designs and inventions. It bears the connotation of doing the most with the least through design and a geometrical understanding of the universe.

Wu-zhi – The transliteration of two Chinese characters, wu and zhi, meaning “no” and “thought,” respectively. Together they form one pillar of a conceptual triad within Daoist philosophy. Wu-zhi refers to a state of consciousness where thought and understanding flow naturally and fluidly, without conscious force.

Selcouth – Derived from old English, meaning an uncommon, or alien, wonder or beauty.

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