Tag Archives: mindfulness

homo effectus in a nutshell

Admittedly, I am all over the place in my previous post. There is a red thread, though, running through it. The invariant member of a family resemblance. In essence, the idea is this: picking up a particular craft and relentlessly … Continue reading

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fun alternative to crosswords and sudoku, every day

Here’s a little game that’s fun to play. Find the ground behind the figure. As a rationale, suffice it to say that the occasional daily stroll in the ontologgia is proven to decrease the risk of chronic stress-related diseases. Here’s … Continue reading

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wondering..

Cleanbred, fullbred, highbred, hightech and thoroughbred.. pureblood, pedigreed, aryan and whatnot. All this obsession with purity and sterility, with anti this and anti that. Could it be: that it’s the death-drive manifest: the lure of the inorganic (form of being) … Continue reading

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Gass, meditation, aesthetics

Reading books like The Tunnel by William Gass or his Cartesian Sonata and Other Novellas may feel a tad taxing for readers who are not ready for the soporific rhythms of their flow. Admittedly, the term ‘soporific’ conveys an ambiguity … Continue reading

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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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