Monthly Archives: August 2015

Holly’s Helping Hand

“Hey, Holly remember when I put you and Judith in a trance for a couple of days?” (Indeed I did so, by mistake, via a soundtrack I created for a workshop presented by Judith Buerkel in March 1994.) Holly has … Continue reading

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Teaching Cartoon: Principles

It would be, of course, much better, if this occasion were celebrated with no talk at all, and if I addressed you in the manner of the ancient teachers of Zen, I should hit the microphone with my fan and … Continue reading

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Two Style Self-Reports

Print out this post to utilize the two assessment forms. Archetype Axis Reflect on the make-up of your personality and assign 15 total points to select archetypal aspects. The scale of the point system is graded this way: 4 points … Continue reading

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Free Play Softball Slow Rolling Regression to the Mean

We haven’t enjoyed a close game in weeks. Each week’s games over the last month have reflected most of the ways unpredictable regressions in performance, especially on defense, aggregate to severely tip games toward, as it were, one side. Last … Continue reading

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Enlightenment, Now and Later

bonus: From the 1960 season of Alan Watts‘ KQED television series, Eastern Wisdom & Modern Life

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Annals of Flight: Don’t Fly Drone Near Large Bird

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Penetrating Sensings – Coda.

Kalipo – Fractal from Pupillendriller on Vimeo. With reference to conversation or dialogue, a sketch of how the Reduced Bateson Set might be employed to draw out some tacit assumptions goers like this: 1. What are the systematic assumptions that … Continue reading

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Penetrating Sensings II.

Krishnamurti said that “to be” is to be related. But relationship can be very painful. He said that you have to think and feel out all your mental processes and work them through, and then that will open the way … Continue reading

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Penetrating Sensings I.

(1) “The actual order (the Implicate Order) itself has been recorded in the complex movement of electromagnetic fields, in the form of light waves. Such movement of light waves is present everywhere and in principle enfolds the entire universe of … Continue reading

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The Flux of Serendipity

I told my new friend David, ‘last night the Kuper sisters came over for dinner.’ Kate has been a friend of mine since around the summer of 1967, and I met her the first time in the early weeks of … Continue reading

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Teaching Cartoon: Look On the Bright Side

version of Relevance, pg.89 Seeker After Truth, Idries Shah

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Foiled By Inane Qualifications

I do not concern myself with art world controversies which swirl about the domain of digital art and digital media. My art is created from photographs and from using computer programs. All of it is 100% in the digital domain … Continue reading

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Free Play Rings the Bell Curve

(Actually, Dave, back to the camera, is discussing further sales of 26th Anniversary Freeplay Softball swag.) 85 degrees at 10am. The crew could barely be moved to execute a batting practice. It was the oddest start to a game in … Continue reading

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Teaching Cartoon: Something

sources (1) Miles Davis | (2) Ellen Degeneres | (3) William Hamilton | (4) Keiji Nishitani | (5) Chuang Tzu | (6) Alan Watts (taken from You Don’t Have to Be Buddhist to Know Nothing, Joan Konner, ed.) What can … Continue reading

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