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Homo Non Intelligit

I. I forget when the following happen, yet it happened sometime during the time I was an elementary school student. This event occurred at some point during third, fourth, fifth, or sixth grade. Although both my twin brother also went … Continue reading

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Four Square Matrix – Metaverse Four Square

The explanation for this Four Square Matrix is below. (I’ve been exploring the format of the Four Square Matrix for over five years on the squareONE Explorations blog: Revisiting the Matrix Part 1 / Class of ’72 / Periodic Table … Continue reading

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Revisiting the 2×2 Matrix – Part 1.

What I term a ‘four square,’ or matrix, derives in modern times from The Boston Consulting Group’s Growth-Share Matrix. I devise my own four squares and collect any others I encounter. At times the 2×2 Matrix in either its ‘cross’ … Continue reading

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Predicting Iran’s Future

One day Rabi’a needed a piece of cloth, so she gave a man three silver coins to buy one. After he’d already started his way, he turned back. “My lady,” he said, “I forgot to ask: what color do you … Continue reading

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Two Things Generative

The Disruptive Power of the Generative Internet by FORAtv

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The Spark of the Opposites I.

(First part of two; reworked from an response offered to Jung-Fire, an email discussion group mostly about Analytic Psychology and Carl Jung. These two parts are in response to the question, how do you hold the tension of the opposites?) … Continue reading

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On the Borders

I always marveled at the bricks and mortar book business, and could do so from inside a great American independent book store, The Vermont Book Shop in Middlebury, Vermont, (at which I steered its music department for almost ten years, … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes

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One Reason

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Spring Training Is Over

Matt batting at the end of last season. [flashvideo file=http://squareone-learning.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/Freeplay-Jedimaster-Matt.flv /] Matt speaking before the start of this season. Freeplay Softball League and experiment Sundays, 9:30am, Forest Hills Park, Cleveland Heights

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Reduced Bateson Set II. Set up; Participant-Dependence

Consider a thought problem about human whistling. You are placed in the role of observer. Presented to you is a person who will whistle Mary Had A Little Lamb. Your direction for the exercise is to describe the act of … Continue reading

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Mining Under the Common Ground

Separate truths It is misleading — and dangerous — to think that religions are different paths to the same wisdom [excerpt Boston.com April 25, 2010] Of course, those who claim that the world’s religions are different paths up the same … Continue reading

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Seeing Red

  x WND FREEDOM INDEX POLL 1 in 4 Americans censoring thoughts under Obama Confidence in constitutional liberties plunges further still Posted: March 27, 2010 11:50 pm Eastern By Bob Unruh © 2010 WorldNetDaily  Editor’s note: This is another in … Continue reading

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Wonderland

Just in case, you were wondering… Tea Party Mission: Fiscal Responsibility: Fiscal Responsibility by government honors and respects the freedom of the individual to spend the money that is the fruit of their own labor. A constitutionally limited government, designed … Continue reading

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Affectual Politics

Glenn Beck: “I really like our Constitution, I’d like to see it enacted. Let’s fix it and get back to where our founding fathers are.” Loony, yet, “crazy ass sh*t, but. But, more than a few people do agree with … Continue reading

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The Sweat Lodge of World Transformation

Scary, but also worth a read: For Some Seeking Rebirth, Sweat Lodge Was End John Doughtery – New York Times: October 21, 2009 The story summarizes the horrific manslaughter that resulted from a sweat lodge conducted by new age con … Continue reading

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Do Particles Bounce?

Deepak Chopra, the new age maven, regularly contributes to the Huffington Post. Today, he starts out with this: I. This year, the world celebrated Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday. But now that all the backslapping is nearing an end, it may … Continue reading

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Family Intervention

Obama Risks a Domestic Military ‘Intervention’ (update: Newsmax removed the column from which the excerpts below are taken. see mediamatters.) Tuesday, September 29, 2009 10:35 AM By: John L. Perry There is a remote, although gaining, possibility America’s military will … Continue reading

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