McLuhan and Holeopathic Quadrophrenia | The Mouse-That-Roared SyndromeListenBob Dobbs at “Legacy of McLuhan Symposium,” Lincoln Center, Manhattan, sponsored by Fordham University, 28 March 1998by Bob Dobbs(published in The Legacy of McLuhan)Phase 1"…much of III.3 (Book Three, Chapter Three-ed.) is telephone conversation… As III.3 opens with a person named Yawn and III.4 displays the ingress of daylight … Continue reading McLuhan and Holeopathic Quadrophrenia | The Mouse-That-Roared Syndrome by Bob Dobbs
He created a complex system of spirituality, using the image of interlocking gyres (similar to spiral cones) to map out the development and reincarnation of the soul.......He published his intricate theories of personality and history in A Vision in 1925 (which he substantially revised in 1937), and some of the symbolic patterns (gyres, moon phases) … Continue reading W.B Yeats: Politics, Psychology and Spiritualism
Chant and musicHayashi-kata (noh musicians). Left to right: taiko, ōtsuzumi (hip drum), kotsuzumi (shoulder drum), flute. Noh theatre is accompanied by a chorus and a hayashi ensemble (Noh-bayashi 能囃子). Noh is a chanted drama, and a few commentators have dubbed it "Japanese opera". However, the singing in Noh involves a limited tonal range, with lengthy, repetitive … Continue reading Japanese Noh Play: Chant and music (from wikipedia)
Title: Certain Noble Plays of Japan From The Manuscripts Of Ernest FenollosaAuthor: Ezra PoundCommentator: William Butler Yeats"All imaginative art keeps at a distance and this distance once chosen must be firmly held against a pushing world. Verse, ritual, music and dance in association with action require that gesture, costume, facial expression, stage arrangement must help … Continue reading Certain Noble Plays of Japan.
A smidge of insight into W. B Yeats, and a part of his work which resonates with the other great thinkers from the tale of the tribe. Here we can imagine both taoism and quantum mechanics entangled with the tinctures in Robert Anton Wilson's Kitchen.xflyYeats states that the ‘whole system is founded upon the belief … Continue reading W.B Yeats and tinctures within tales
“I have always considered myself a voice of what I believe to be a greater renaissance — the revolt of the soul against the intellect — now beginning in the world,” wrote William Butler Yeats to his mentor, the Irish nationalist John O’Leary, in 1892. Yeats believed that magic was central not only to his … Continue reading Victorian Occultism and the Art of Synesthesia
Snipped from the NATION:Think back to the autumn of 1917. Stuck in the Ashdown Forest Hotel, her four-day-old marriage a disaster, George began (by her own admission) to “fake” automatic writing in order to entertain her despondent husband: she then felt her hand seized by an unseen power. Willy described what happened next in the … Continue reading W.B Yeats and Avision
Twenty Twelve Line Verses to 'the tale of the tribe' (v3.0) by Fly Agaric 23To be printed as TWENTY TRIANGLES to build an Icosohedron.Thanks to Mark Pesce for kicking this into 'hyperspace'GymJoyceOilysseasMetempsyficPortrait ProsodyEpiphany ProcessMudernism QuarkitectIconoclaste CosmologistHolographish Cubed EarwickerWaking Finnegan Stephen DeadalusVicorecourse Bruwnitsche IbsenPoundUbermatrix Holocalips TranslitteringClaudeShannonInternetsCyberneticMaxim FourierInformation TheoryRevolution ScientistCommunicate MicroprocessComplexity Coding ShannonbitNyquist Equations Weaver LanguageCalculating Holographique … Continue reading Twenty Twelve Line Verses v3.0 (Icosoheedrome)