Monthly Archives: January 2007

AMBIENT HIGHWAY

A sound design experiment recorded on a Zoom H4 while driving on the freeway. Then the sound file was smacked around in the shaman’s sound shop. Mother May I Drive [mp3 9mb] No, it’s not music, it’s sound.

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CULTURE IS NOT YOUR FRIEND

(Terence McKenna clip) To this I would add: Culture programs you and deprograms the Four Noble Truths.

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SOUND THE SAME

This diagram is based upon a hermeneutic theory of action. From /Background Framework/ one of the programmed tutorials on informal learning provided at ottosurf. The hermeneutic threw me. The reference is to Alexander Jarczyk. Who is? I did some detective … Continue reading

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COME ON JOE

(I’m data hopping.} From a December 20 post at Matt Murrah’s Leadership blog. We are moving towards a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one’s own ego and … Continue reading

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CONSTRUCTIVE CREATIVITY

“It has been found that when the individual is “open” to all his experience, then his behavior will be creative, and his creativity may be trusted to be essentially constructive.”– Carl Rogers (Courtesy of Mikko Ahonen, from a post in … Continue reading

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SNEAKY

For a very brief and very deluded time in my late teens, I thought I’d like to be cool and for me the height of cool was pedal steel master Sneaky Pete Kleinow. (Think Wild Horses by the stones, but … Continue reading

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POINT OF SELF-ARTISTRY

The drive to share the truth that (s)he sees is the heart’s blood of every creator’s vision.–Creativity researcher, John Briggs

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ALICE & BOB

Swamini Turiyasangitananda Alice Coltrane passed January 14. She was one of the deeply beautiful human beings. “In these kinds of times we live in now, with war, floods and fires, it is not unusual because they have been occurring throughout … Continue reading

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SAD AND ASHAMED

I watched Condoleeza Rice before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee yesterday, the day after the hearing took place. (On: CSPAN; video linked on page) Although it would be easy to glibly remark how many whacks both Democrats and Republicans took … Continue reading

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ALL AT ONCE I.

These videos are so funny that I’ll post several. They unwittingly prove a number of points. One: circular arguments can be humorous. Two: should we learn there is an intelligent designer, said designer has a big sense of humor, proved … Continue reading

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OLDEST SCHOOL

My grandmother wanted me to have an education, so she kept me out of school. — Margaret Mead The best education consists in immunizing people against systematic attempts at education. — Paul Feyerabend Hat tip to: afewlinesmore.blogspot.com, not active but … Continue reading

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Another Year Happy

This “anti-teaching” cartoon carries a dedication: to Chris Plus Plus, for whom it was conceived.

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