Tag Archives: rhythm

homo effectus

Actors (inside the studio) talk a lot about (magic) moments on the set which are, let’s say, a kind of falling that feels like flying. They describe these moments as a sudden switch in mode or a shift in plane, … 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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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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today’s preach

Static models of being still dominate our minds. The dynamics and plasticity inherent in being(s) is hardly appreciated for the importance it holds. Habits matter. Lifestyle matters. The choices we make matter a great deal, especially in regards of future … Continue reading

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