Cosmic Trigger I deals with Wilson's experiences during a time in which he put himself through a process of "self-induced brain change" as well as vignettes of his earlier life. The main discovery of this process—which, he tells us, is known in certain traditions as Chapel perilous—is that "reality" (although a noun in most Indo-European … Continue reading Cosmic Trigger: self induced brain change, from wikipedia
Rage, rage against the dying of the light
Do not go gentle into that good night--Dylan Thomas. 1951.Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light.Though wise men at their end know dark is right,Because their words had forked no lightning theyDo not go gentle into that good … Continue reading Rage, rage against the dying of the light
CYBERNETICS: WEINER AND VON NEUMANN WIKI
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CyberneticsCybernetics as a discipline was firmly established by Wiener, McCulloch and others, such as W. Ross Ashby and W. Grey Walter. Walter was one of the first to build autonomous robots as an aid to the study of animal behaviour. Together with the US and UK, an important geographical locus of early cybernetics was France. … Continue reading CYBERNETICS: WEINER AND VON NEUMANN WIKI
RAW: GENERAL SEMANTICS AT WIKIPEDIA
Connections to other disciplinesGeneral semantics has important links with analytic philosophy and the philosophy of science; it could be characterized without too much distortion as applied analytic philosophy. The influence of Ludwig Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle, and of early operationalists and pragmatists such as Charles Sanders Peirce, is particularly clear in the foundational ideas … Continue reading RAW: GENERAL SEMANTICS AT WIKIPEDIA
Untitled 1.0 and Fly Agaric at WIKIPEDIA.
"Wasson and his school have demonstrated how mushroom language tends to be euphemized, masked, coded, buried in etymologies and even "false" etymologies.--Peter Lamborn Wilson, Irish soma.AMANITA MUSCARIA AND THE THUNDERBOLT LEGEND IN GUATAMALA AND MEXICO. BY L.LOWRY. 1973.--http://www.samorini.it/doc1/alt_aut/lr/lowy4.pdfUNTITLED 1.0"Lo saturnalia,Drink new flesh back with kwantum mechanix Fliegenschwamm gerr, Mukhomor flowing moments drunken bards piss somert, … Continue reading Untitled 1.0 and Fly Agaric at WIKIPEDIA.
What Ever Happened to the Book? (Future Present) Mark Pesce, Chu, Fly.
Mark Pesce - Words.CHU - Images.Steve 'Fly Agaric'' - MixingTable of ContentsWhat Ever Happened to the Book?I: Centrifugal ForceII: Schwarzschild RadiusIII: Finnegans WikiWhat Ever Happened to the Book?Line Steppers / ChristyI: Centrifugal ForceWe live in the age of networks. Wherever we are, five billion of us are continuously and ubiquitously connected. That’s everyone over the … Continue reading What Ever Happened to the Book? (Future Present) Mark Pesce, Chu, Fly.
Maybe Logic and the tale of the tribe: a no-place place.
The following 'testimonial' is edited from a post I made at the Maybe Logic Academy some months ago when I was inspired by 'evolver.net' calling for members to make testimonials to their social network, I wanted to write a testimonial to the open learning network encircling the 'Maybe Logic' meme, and dashed something off that … Continue reading Maybe Logic and the tale of the tribe: a no-place place.
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