Monthly Archives: August 2012

the way I see it

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buffers

Life is exposure. Exposure is the contingency and constant stream of challenges in/of experience to the consistency of our identity and to the ground of our self. Hence the buffers. In order to insulate our fragile wholesomeoneness from these challenges … Continue reading

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weirdness

The other day, passing a group of seemingly puzzled people in the street, I caught the following fragment of conversation: -….It’s kinda weird. -It IS weird! Even the ensuing baffled laughter was predictable. Might I say, a bit irritably predictable. … Continue reading

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Things that amuse me #1

To observe myself or others masking (a felt) awkwardness. A lot of this has to do with rhythm and pacing; with temporally/dynamically adhering to established scripts so that we won’t get out of character/line and lose face . When I … Continue reading

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ouroboric loops of moods

Think of how ongoing droning at a lecture engenders boredom and sleepiness while vibrancy brings forth inspiration and alertness. Now, let’s think further… One fascinating phenomenon is – allow me the poetic/speculative licence – the ’symmetrical cascade’ inherent in natural … Continue reading

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lost in the egochamber

I guess what it all comes down to is the issue of validation. And clinging. And fleeing from emptiness and groundless, meaningless contingence. And stuff like that. We desperately seek validation. Desperately but mainly subconsciously. In the books that we … Continue reading

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re healing

Imagine yourself as a composite of processes, as a kind of current that weaves different sorts of streaming strands together. Vitality in this frame of thought would be pictured as the smooth and unimpeded flow of this stream. But what … Continue reading

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