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Free Play Motley Crew

  Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment. Jean Baudrillard

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Liberty As Figment

ARK; S.Calhoun 2011 To begin depriving death of its greatest advantage over us, let us adopt a way clean contrary to that common one; let us deprive death of its strangeness, let us frequent it, let us get used to … Continue reading

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Sheep In Sheep’s Clothing

Thinking modern day Fabians are dangerous plotters is akin to believing we’d be doomed should the YWCA and WMCA join forces. (from the video) Communitarianism centers around the belief that individualism is to be relinquished for the “greater good” of … Continue reading

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Denying the “Other”

The present day shows with appalling clarity how little able people are to let the other man’s argument count, although this capacity is a fundamental and indispensable condition for any human community. Everyone who proposes to come to terms with … Continue reading

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TO SET IN STONE

Carried over from the Hoon Loops. Planning concerns man’s efforts to make the future in his own image. If he loses control of his own destiny, he fears being cast into the abyss. Alone and afraid, man is at the … Continue reading

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NOVEL FLUX

Another carry over. This Dionysian quality of spirit confronts and questions all human certainties. Human reality instead becomes a flux of images and constructions that need continuous reappraisal. His inherent qualities of good and bad, of creativity and destruction, of … Continue reading

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BLUE SHADOW

*Fool, n. A person who pervades the domain of intellectual speculation and diffuses himself through the channels of moral activity. He is omnific, omniform, omnipercipient, omniscient, omnipotent. He it was who invented letters, printing, the railroad, the steamboat, the telegraph, … Continue reading

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DEEP COUNTRY

[Patriotism] I venture to suggest that what we mean is a sense of national responsibility which will enable America to remain master of her power—-to walk with it in serenity and wisdom, with self-respect and the respect of all mankind; … Continue reading

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MOMENT TO NOTICE

…been busy taking care of business with both mother and partner recovering from major surgeries. Everything is looking good. perhaps ironically my hermetic phase is pulled a bit by the demands but, as always, knowing in the final analysis very … Continue reading

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EXPERIMENT!

If you are not pursuing some damn dream and then reinventing yourself regularly, assiduously, you’re going to fail. Period. — If you are not growing today, if you can’t demonstrably say at the end of the year I have learned … Continue reading

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SO ASK, ALREADY

“I come to life and enjoy myself only when I am respectfully asked questions about my work.” –Psychologist Abraham Maslow

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WHAT ASSURANCE HAVE WE?

Since a wise man can be mistaken, and a hundred men, and many nations, yes, and human nature is mistaken for many centuries about this or that, what assurance have we that sometimes it stops being mistaken, and in this … 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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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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QUOTE-EPICTETUS

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.” -Epictetus

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WHAT BELONGS

What befalls the earth befalls all the sons of the earth. This we know: the earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. All things are connected like the blood that unites us all. Man does not … Continue reading

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FIVESOME

…believe but be scientific; be mystical without mystification… Krassner. “My only sacred cow is I have no sacred cows.” Lilly. “My beliefs are unbelievable.” Tolle. “I’ve met several Zen masters, all of them are cats” unknown. Everything we think we … Continue reading

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IN THE NOWHERE THAT YOU CAME FROM

If you could give up tricks and cleverness, this would be the cleverest trick! Rumi was one of the great lanterns of experiential spirituality and Sufism. Today, not only is Rumi the most read poet in the world, his work … Continue reading

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ABSENCE

We don’t determine music, The music determines us; We only follow it To the end of our life: Then it goes on without us. Steve Lacy No doubt the genius player is shocking angels right now with single notes.

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