Monthly Archives: July 2012

ARK: The Transcendent Function

2012 S.Calhoun – The Transcendent Function …a concept from Analytical Psychology. From the activity of the unconscious there now emerges a new content, constellated by thesis and antithesis in equal measure and standing in a compensatory relation to both. It … Continue reading

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Science and Serendipity

Not sure the exact date of this clip from an old issue of Science; (early twenties?) The most robust concept of serendipity is found in the field of sociology of science. My opinion is that this provides, right now, the … Continue reading

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Precisely

But it sure helps to face a candidate as uncomfortable in his own skin, as likely to say by accident what he really means and as wrong for the times as Mitt Romney. In an era when even conservatives are … Continue reading

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Correcting Everything

On the one hand, we are called to play the good smaritan on life’s roadside, but that will be only an initial act. One day we must come to see that the whole jericho road must be transformed so that … Continue reading

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How Creativity Works

Okay, this presents a slim-downed version of a version of how creativity works.

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Repertoires & ‘truth willing out’

INTERPRETIVE REPERTOIRES A concept developed to aid the discourse analysis of talk and texts and most commonly used by social psychologists and other discourse researchers to summarize relatively global patterns in people’s sense making particularly around controversial issues and matters … Continue reading

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Bucky

Great picture of my dear friend Bob Buckeye. article

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The Sky Is Pink

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Richie Rich Living Differently

What a week Willard has put together! (Essential: Steve Benen’s Romney’s Lies) (h/t Digby for pic. If you’re looking for free stuff you don’t have to pay for? Vote for the other guy, that’s what he’s all about, okay? That’s … Continue reading

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My Naive Art – some new experiments

Dogwood; photographic series, 2012, S.Calhoun – large version Driveway Abstract #2; photographic series, 2012, S.Calhoun – large version Driveway Abstract #3; photographic series, 2012, S.Calhoun – large version Hibiscus Petals #3; photographic series, 2012, S.Calhoun – large version Continuing apace … Continue reading

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Mythological or Necessitarian Understanding?

The Church of the Latter Day Saints – Mormon Channel Andrew Sullivan: The Line Between a Cult and a Religion Question: Is literal belief in the truth of the account of the creation of the Mormon Church a necessary commitment … Continue reading

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Cat Flyin’

Kizzy Flies?! bonus:

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Diamonds Are Forever

But several media outlets — including the Times, CNN, and the British newspaper The Telegraph have reported that Mitt Romney will in fact take time from the campaign to attend the opening ceremonies of the Olympics with his wife on … Continue reading

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Those HOTS again

We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) (values clarification), critical thinking skills and similar programs that are simply a relabeling of Outcome-Based Education (OBE) (mastery learning) which focus on behavior modification and have the purpose of challenging … Continue reading

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Teaching Cartoon: What Everyone Has In Common

My wife discovered a folder with syllabi for a course she taught on social work with couples. The alternative syllabus includes cartoons and this comprised a gold mine of material in the teaching cartoon vein. This cartoon has long been … Continue reading

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