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People inside-outside

I think I took more from Gadamer than I realized. I think I may have introjected that understanding into my reading of Buber, too, though I am not sure how much. * Some distinctions: 1) an empathetic, reconstructive understanding of … Continue reading

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Shells and pearls

This is a series of rewritten, streamlined posts on the theme of shells and pearls, which I’m considering incorporating into my pamphlet. I’ll link to the originals. If you have time to compare, let me know if you think anything was lost in … Continue reading

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Announcing an exciting new vocabulary acquisition: evert. I have needed this word many times, but had to resort to flipping, reversing, inverting, turning… inside-out. Evert – verb [ with obj. ] Turn (a structure or organ) outward or inside out: … Continue reading

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Living Alexander

Christopher Alexander has been on my mind lately. My company just moved locations, and improved its environment a thousand-fold. Everywhere I look I see examples of densely interconnected living patterns, and it has exactly the effect on me Alexander describes. … Continue reading

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Provocative statements

Respect will crush you. Infinity is stranger than magnificent. Everything in the world is the world inside-out. Everything in the world is a blend of being. Before the beginning, you stood on the surface of the Heaven looking up into … Continue reading

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On Justification

Two reasons I am glad to have read Luc Boltanski’s On Justification: I have been looking for something like Boltanski’s Framework for Analyzing the Common Worlds for two years: basically a structure for describing a lifeworld/worldview. Boltanski’s descriptions of the … Continue reading

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The blessing of Apollo

When we are subjected to misery, we object. When we subject others to misery, we become objectionable. When we subject ourselves to misery, we become objectionable to ourselves. * When our own subjectivity subjects us to misery, we objectify our … Continue reading

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