Monthly Archives: April 2011

Magic, our Father

Magic: the Origin of both Politics & Religion 1998 06 06 Sir James Frazer’s The Golden Bough presents that great anthropologist’s history of magic. That history includes the history of religion. By a small extrapolation, it is also a history … Continue reading

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Homeostasis Scrapbook

Recreating Knatz.com (censored) / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Homeostasis Homeostasis: a complex set of natural laws by which the average protects the average. 2011 07 26 If you’ve got a good genotype in a stable suitable environment, … Continue reading

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Homeostasis

Recreating Knatz.com (censored) / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Homeostasis @K 1995 Homeostasis, The Mean That is: The Mean Gangs Up On the Extreme Introduction Core to pk’s teaching: Living systems automatically, consciousness immaterial, strive for balance. Consciousness … Continue reading

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opiate entertainment

Entertainment: Our Opiate Marx famously said that “religion is the opiate of the people.” I can’t imagine even a pope failing to agree with that: at least in part. Religion is a complex set of things: I myself have used … Continue reading

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Flag Day

Conflict seems to be a constant in the world, certainly in human society, certainly in politics: politics being groups maneuvering to control the musical chairs game of grab the scarce resources, don’t share except with this or that nefariously cooperating … Continue reading

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Mom

Recreating Knatz.com (censored) / Teaching / Society / Social Survival / Family / @ K. 2004 10 30 Mom, the Hero Mom, the Sacrifice Mothers Day on its way: Mission: to appreciate motherhood (Naturally, this is a beginning. I’ll do … Continue reading

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Skull Tax

In 1974 I was running the Circle Gallery on Madison Avenue, a few doors up from the Whitney Museum, a few doors down and across the street from Southby’s Parke Bernet. Somebody from TV land asked me to provide an … Continue reading

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