Monthly Archives: October 2011

We do the best we can

As an addition to my previous post here’s a wonderful passage from Daniel J. Siegel’s book Mindsight (an absolute must read): Our personality emerges as our inborn, often genetically influenced temperament–such as shyness or moodiness–interacts with our parents, peers, and … Continue reading

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intimacy of being

What is personality? Who we really are? Who are we, really? Who really are we? Really, who are we? This is a question I just can’t get my head around, no matter from how many angles I approach it. Really. … Continue reading

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Don DeLillo and the Phenomenon of Terror

This is the paper that I presented at the Terror(ism) and Aesthetics conference this September in Szeged. I. Relevant issues, I believe, are properly understood by asking the right questions. This is especially the case with regards to the issue … Continue reading

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being someone

maybe everything you do suggests your being like the rustling dry leaves that stud the invisible body of a little whirlwind –maybe not

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the creative momentum

I think it is fairly known that many artists and even thinkers and philosophers tend to describe the creative process they usually engage in in terms that conjure up the image of a kind of passive genesis wherein the artist … Continue reading

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guiding sentiments

Some of my guiding ideas that I managed to articulate tersely: (1) Do not let it lie trapped, untapped, spend your energy but never waste it! (2) Stick with it but don’t get stuck with it! (3) At first, step back … Continue reading

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guiding ideas at the moment

The ideas that act at the moment as constraints on my understanding of the nature and structure of (phenomenal) experience could be summarized roughly in the two statements below. Of course, these are constraints, as more or less all conceptual … Continue reading

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