Monthly Archives: December 2013

A New Year’s Eve Reflection

Considering consciousness through Heidegger’s Poetry, Language, Thought What can we discover but some concealed aspect of self always already in the world? Reflection lights appearance with the eye of apperception. There the building of dwelling being arises to wed the seeming … Continue reading

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Bridging the Two Cultures: Arts and humanities can learn a lot from understanding basic scientific concepts. An article by a friend of mine that really hits the nail on the head. This is worth a read; check it out.

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Symbolic Weaponry: The Book Gun

There is something about this image that seems inexplicably apropos. Loaded knowledge, here as language, can be weaponized and used forcefully in its original form.  However, when turned into a metametaphor, what happens to the message?  Something that is meant … Continue reading

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Aesthetic Truth

My life in you becomes a living dream— reality without a gravity. between the spheres I cannot find a seam dividing good from good’s depravity. between our eyes a portal opens wide, a hall of mirrors, in yours I see … Continue reading

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Shelfie

So that I do not miss out on jumping on this bandwagon, here’s my shelfie. Look how hip and with the times I am.

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Changing Education Paradigms

RSA Animate of Sir Ken Robbinson’s TEDTalk “Changing Paradigms” This may be one of the most valuable accounts of the existing flaws in American pedagogy and how we can resolve some of these problems from the bottom up, if administrators … Continue reading

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Inside the Box : People don’t actually like creativity. Not a surprise to creative individuals: mass man doesn’t really like “creativity,” no matter how much people sling the word around.

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Memoria

© 2012 Jasper James Photography Man breaks those windows silvered with years of regret— ice melts into streams.

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Hyperbole and a Half One of my favorite things, even without any brown paper packages tied up with strings.

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Heidegger on Dwelling as Being

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A Note Regarding Ethics

A Note Regarding Ethics.

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Reading Heidegger and Shakespeare Toward a Poetic God

Reading Heidegger and Shakespeare Toward a Poetic God.

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Duality – opening tonight!

Originally posted on Tom french's Blog:
Did I mention that the ‘Duality’ exhibition opens this evening? Heres a few more little tasters of how the paintings shaped up –   There’ll be a selection of hand pulled screen prints…

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The Present Benefits of Living in the Past

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Through the Crack in Consciousness: Nietzschean Metaphorizing

Or, on the Philia of Human Being  Nietzsche creates metaphors with words and phrases the way the eyes create neural metaphors out of photons, and the way the brain creates cognitive metaphors out of neurochemical impulses received from optic nerves—phenomenological … Continue reading

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Being Human: On the Metaphorizing Instinct

“What then is truth? A movable host of metaphors, metonymies, and; anthropomorphisms: in short, a sum of human relations which have been poetically and rhetorically intensified, transferred, and embellished, and which, after long usage, seem to a people to be … Continue reading

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A Letter to Students at Semester’s End

Fare thee well, fellow travellers! It has been a pleasure getting to know all of you through your writing and in-class dialogue.  We have traveled far and wide across many intellectual landscapes.  Thank you for your hard work. Together we … Continue reading

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A little glass ditty

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