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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Harvard Psychedelic Club vs. Harvard Alcoholic Club

Filed under: General — m759 @ 10:47 PM

For the title, see the previous post  as well as Prescott Street
and Psychedelic Club in this journal.

Some related art —

Sunday, October 25, 2020

A Tune for Bojangles

Filed under: General — m759 @ 11:01 AM

A search in this journal for  Harvard Alcoholic Club
leads to a dead link, then to . . .

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Leaving Church

Filed under: General — m759 @ 3:09 PM

For those who prefer
the Harvard Psychedelic Club to
the Harvard Alcoholic Club
(see The Nexus) —

Nicolas Cage leaving the 
church of The Rock

http://www.log24.com/log10/saved/100110-ChurchOfTheRock.jpg

Related material:

From p. 209 of 'Mrs. Kennedy' by Barbara Leaming, 2002 paperback

Friday, January 8, 2010

The Nexus

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 12:00 PM
 

From Google today, some excerpts from the result of the search "define:nexus"–

  • link: the means of connection between things linked in series
  • a connected series or group
    wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn
  • In computing, Nexus is the security kernel in Microsoft's delayed NGSCB initiative. It provides a secure environment for trusted code to run in. Code running in Nexus mode is out of reach of untrusted applications.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nexus_(computing)
  • A Nexus is a place equidistant from the five elements as explained in the TV series Charmed. Using this as a point of reference, it is quite possible that there could be several Nexus points of power scattered throughout the world, though rare. …
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nexus_(Charmed)
  • A line-mode browser is a form of web browser that is operated from a single command line.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nexus_(web_browser)

This search was suggested by a book review in today's New York Times that mentions both the Harvard classic The Varieties of Religious Experience and some religious experiences affecting my own Harvard class– that of 1964.

Cuernavaca, Mexico, in August 1960 was the site of what Harvard's Timothy Leary later called the deepest religious experience of his life.

For some other experiences related to Harvard and Cuernavaca, see a search on those two terms in this journal.

The book under review is titled "The Harvard Psychedelic Club." My own experiences with the Harvard-Cuernavaca nexus might more appropriately be titled "The Harvard Alcoholic Club."

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