Monthly Archives: February 2015

Brain and Culture

V.S. Ramachandran (Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition and Distinguished Professor with the Psychology Department and Neurosciences Program at the University of California, San Diego, and Adjunct Professor of Biology at the Salk Institute) – lecture begins at … Continue reading

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Going Down, Going Deep

Going Down – 14×11″, from a photograph, 2015, Stephen Calhoun – my symmetry experiments on tumblr bonus: Coral City from The Creators Project on Vimeo.

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Teaching Cartoon, Cave Man

Caveman A caveman seeks revenge on a much larger competitor for the hand of a beautiful cavewoman. Directed by Carl Gottlieb. Starring Ringo Starr, Dennis Quaid and Shelley Long. Dr. Puck’s Prejudicial Proposition Number One: If you step backward in … Continue reading

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Hebrew Pairs & Opening Trunks

  Excerpt from Opening Trunks, The Chuang Tzu, Chuangtse Translated by Yutang Lin [source] But nowadays any one can make the people strain their necks and stand on tiptoes by saying, “In such and such a place there is a … Continue reading

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Energizer Drone – Keeps On Bouncing

This evoked thoughts of Buckminster Fuller. Dymaxion Vehicle pdf of 1972 Playboy Interview with Buckminster Fuller

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Generating Paradox – Glimpsing Some Pre-work

  Once again my generous colleagues in the Experiential Learning Community of Practice (LinkedIn news and discussion feed) have invited me to present to members and anybody else who can find their way to quarterly virtual meeting. It takes place … Continue reading

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Spelling Troll? Anyway, Happy Birthday to the Blog

I make it hard to interact with the blog and myself. You have to register to comment, and next your comment will await my moderation. I will allow any comment that is sincere. Very rarely does someone not comment on … Continue reading

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A Round, A Hole

Some years ago, being with a camping party in the mountains, I returned from a solitary ramble to find everyone engaged in a ferocious metaphysical dispute, The corpus of the dispute was a squirrel -a live squirrel supposed to be … Continue reading

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Anish Kapoor

Just as you can’t set out to make something beautiful, you can’t set out to make something spiritual. What you can do is recognise that it may be there. It normally has something to do with not having too much … Continue reading

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Unafraid

GO Cuba from Joshua Morin on Vimeo. Our late mother Jean emphasized for decades that she believed Cuba would make a fine candidate for statehood, were we just to open up our relations all the way. I’ve always wanted to … Continue reading

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Cold Baby

The studio on the third floor of our century home is rarely the warmest location in the house, but, whereas the first floor had settled in at 56–as our gas furnace just couldn’t keep up–the studio in the attic was … Continue reading

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Coincidentally Fragile

  Confusions about probability cause probable errors. A possible conjunction supposes a chance of eventuation and has a chance of happening, yet after it has happened its chances of happening collapse to unity by virtue of the happening having occurred. … Continue reading

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Revisualizing the Experiential Learning Cycle of David A. Kolb (I.)

  I’ve been pondering the hidden polar dynamics of the learning cycle of my friend, colleague and softball teammate David Kolb. By definition those implicit yet ‘out of sight’ dynamics are anchored by various factors which instantiate or otherwise ramify … Continue reading

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“Once is good!” Your February Rollercoaster

Drops: Context: Imagination

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Moon, Other Side, Sound

Moon Gathering Eleanor Wilner, 1937 And they will gather by the well, its dark water a mirror to catch whatever stars slide by in the slow precession of the skies, the tilting dome of time, over all, a light mist … Continue reading

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Is This Love?

The clear bead at the center changes everything. There are no edges to my loving now. I’ve heard it said there’s a window that opens from one mind to another, but if there’s no wall, there’s no need for fitting … Continue reading

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Maslow + Cube-O-Probe Mashup

Right hand column is what I term a totem. Cube were randomly drawn in a bottom-to-top order. The cubes were next placed against the basic classes of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. This creates novel, and other types, of pairings. Question … Continue reading

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