Monday, September 30, 2019

Binarily Augmented Multiplicity

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 1:21 PM

September Singularity

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 1:00 PM

(A sequel to the previous post, Multiplicity on Michaelmas.)

"Tony is on the couch . . ."   Cf.  The Analyst , Michaelmas evening.

"Tony Stark: That's how I wished it happened.
Binarily Augmented Retro-Framing, or BARF.
God, I gotta work on that acronym.
An extremely costly method of hijacking the
hippocampus to . . . clear traumatic memories. Huh."

Multiplicity on Michaelmas

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 5:54 AM

"We need a multiplicity of viewpoints."

— Philip Pullman in a New Yorker  interview
     published yesterday 

See as well Pullman's "Golden Compass"
in posts tagged

Nothing New.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

The Analyst

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 8:00 PM

"The analyst, by freeing himself from the 'enchainment to past and future',
casts off the arbitrary pattern and waits for new aesthetic form to emerge,
which will (it is hoped) transform the content of the analytic encounter."

— From Psychoanalytic Aesthetics: The British School ,
by Nicola GloverChapter 4  

Shana Tova .

Spiritual Kin

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

"The 15 Puzzle and the Magic Cube
are spiritual kin …."

"Metamagical Themas"  column,
Douglas R. Hofstadter, Scientific American ,
Vol. 244, No. 3 (March 1981), pp. 20-39

As are the 15 Schoolgirls and the Eightfold Cube.

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