Sunday, July 4, 2021

Raiders of the Lost . . .

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 11:56 AM

See as well a search in this journal for Feng Shui.

Saturday, July 3, 2021

Here, There, and Chicago

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 9:07 PM

The above phrase "the intersection of storytelling and visual arts"
suggests a review . . .

Storytelling —

Visual arts —

IMAGE- Herbert John Ryser, 'Combinatorial Mathematics' (1963), page 1

IMAGE- The 3x3 ('ninefold') square as Chinese 'Holy Field'

"This pattern is a square divided into nine equal parts.
It has been called the 'Holy Field' division and
was used throughout Chinese history for many
different purposes, most of which were connected
with things religious, political, or philosophical."

– The Magic Square: Cities in Ancient China,
by Alfred Schinz, Edition Axel Menges, 1996, p. 71

A Midrash for Michener —

IMAGE- Marie-Louise von Franz on the 'field' that represents 'the structural outlines of the collective unconscious'

For a connection of the above "Holy Field"
with pure mathematics, see Coxeter's Aleph.

St. Luke’s Day, 2016

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 12:43 PM



Neither Here Nor There:

Friday, July 2, 2021

Number, Time, and The New Mutants

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 10:33 PM

From Number and Time ,
by Marie-Louise von Franz,
Northwestern U. Press paperback,
December 31, 1974 —

Star Wars Chess:

Originally chess seems to have represented
an earthly mirror-image of "the stars' battles
in Heaven,"22 an outline of those battles from
which man's destiny proceeded.

22. See Joseph Needham, Science and Civilization
in China (Cambridge, 1959), III, 540ff., 303ff.;
see also IV, pt. 1, 230, 265, 327 ff.

From the recent film The New Mutants —

Anya Taylor-Joy plays in a pool: 

"Roll credits."

The Motive for Metaphor

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 3:29 PM

The above title is  from Wallace Stevens.

Related meditations — This journal on March 9, 2021, and . . .

See as well recent posts in this  journal
now tagged The Chinese Room Experiment

For the source of the above Wallace Stevens phrase, see (for instance) . . .

The above weblog post on Stevens is dated November 17, 2010.

Posts in this  weblog on that same date and its eve  are now tagged . . .

The Horcrux Narrative.

Related Scholarly Remarks:

Number and Time, by Marie-Louise von Franz

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