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Research Post Toasties

Invaluable: Research Blogging Portal. Researcgblogging.org aggregates blogs and their posts produced by academics. Where else could you easily find, Why Justin Timberlake Should Avoid Transitive Verbs. I track a lot of subjects which interest me. This effort is subject to … Continue reading

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INTO A VACUUM

…added “Vacuum – Edward Vielmetti in Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104” to the blogroll. Evidently Ed is a librarian and so his attention surplus disorder is expressed through his blog’s rich captures of diverse resources. This earns his blog the ‘all … Continue reading

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DELICATE TURNS

Arthur M. Young wrote two little read albeit influential and (to me) essential books, both published in 1976: The Geometry of Meaning and The Reflexive Universe. Along with the alchemical writings of C.G.Jung, they are the most important contemporary books … Continue reading

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NO DO-OVER

Found under Blackfoot Creation and Origin Myths at D.S. Ashiliman’s brilliant, indexed resource of folklore. Order of Life and Death There was once a time when there were but two persons in the world, Old Man and Old Woman. One … Continue reading

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ONE OF MY HOBBIES

…is pairs, dichotomies, opposites, twins, binary, polarities, poles, doubles, dyads, dialog, duo, dual… Which led me to the Pairs subset in the Twexus galleries, Twexus pairs

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GLOSSARY HEAVEN

There are lots of portals for word freaks. I highlight the Encyberpedia because, when you scroll down its list of dictionaries, glossaries and thesauri, you get to the middle choice. It’s Glossary Heaven when you do! My current fave is … Continue reading

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HEY, BUT IT WORKS!

Experiential-researchers.org is a valuable resource. Much of its content reflects its mission: to grapple smartly with the conundrum of legitimizing methodologies aimed at improving ultimately subjective re-orderings of constitutive personality and personality’s (i.e. persons,) functioning. This is, of course, a … Continue reading

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OLD BRANCHES IN NEW CUPS

A monk asked Kegon, “How does an enlightened one return to the ordinary world?” Kegon replied, “A broken mirror never reflects again; fallen flowers never go back to the old branches.” Zen joke from: Lighter Side of Zen Buddhism: Q: … Continue reading

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500 PERSON TUBA CHORUS

Wow. Value Based Management.net is a goldmine. Almost every resource is linked internally to pithy descriptions of conceptual and methodological frameworks. The amount of material is overwhelming. The search engine allows me to note important omissions, such as no no … Continue reading

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THINKING STRAITS

Reasoning implements thinking habits. Those habits may be advantageous, or not! A few quick gleanings from the web in the direction of breaking away. Provocative Ideas @imaginization A.L.Tenner-Learning From Paradox Metasystem Transition @Principia Cybernetica Metasystem Transition Theory @ PC Nasruddin … Continue reading

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TRAPPED BY SUBJECTS QUALIFIED

The true meaning of a term is to be found by observing what a man does with it, not by what he says about it. – P.W. Bridgman …from a terrific, short page of quotations @The Dallas/Fort Worth Center for … 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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I CONSTRUCT, YOU CONSTRUCT, WE ALL CONSTRUCT

Being a constructivist by (part of my acquired) nature, (okay…a “folk” constructivist!) I nonetheless am discrete about laying out this most commonsensical position in my work. After all, it’s a prejudice too. Because constructivist theory, models, and perspectives fit nicely … Continue reading

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YOU NEVER KNOW

My favorite web stimulation from last year, courtesy of edge.org. “WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE IS TRUE EVEN THOUGH YOU CANNOT PROVE IT?”

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TEACH THE OLD DOG ANYWAY

Cleveland, Ohio, (post-modernized to be “NEO”) is where I’m at. It’s a region slogging through its post-industrial dark night: post-industrial, ambivalent, self-deprecating, unfashionable, fragmented, and liminal. It’s neither old or new age, nor is it progressive or regressive. NEOland is … Continue reading

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LOST IN SPACE

The web site is an old school vertical sprawl, the subjects under consideration endless in number and magnitude, the format dialectical, yet, it’s the darn pragmatic mission I wish to highlight: As you may realise from reading this website, my … Continue reading

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