Monthly Archives: June 2012

Intelligence (Social)

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Survival / Intelligence / Once upon a time the bible thrilled me with its allegation that man was made in God’s image. I thought God’s image … Continue reading

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LeRoy Neiman RIP

Famed sports painter LeRoy Neiman dead at 91 I sold a lot of Neiman’s stuff, saw him several times … Maybe I outta tell a story or two: I’m in LeRoy’s studio, Broadway, upper-60s. LeRoy is ripping open a huge … Continue reading

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Compassion, Contempt

“Oh, no,” we thought, compassion warring with contempt. The Sunday School teacher had just told us that old fashioned Jews in their age-old diaspora (the Holocaust being only a very few years before this incident) (we were in the late … Continue reading

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Freedom of Kakapo

Good news: a preservation program has aided the flightless kakapo night parrot to breed on a New Zealand island. thanx animal discovery Cats and other imported predators had shoved the bird nearly to extinction. As David Attenborough had shown us … Continue reading

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TV Bank

Radios were rife when I was a kid. My father would listen to Fanny Brice, and laugh, and we would listen along, laughing too. Neighbors repeated important radio news: I’ll never forget sitting in the yard at dusk as a … Continue reading

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Achilles Heel

Homer sure had the Greeks riled up about Achilles, his heroics, his vulnerability. I loved the Achilles Brad Pitt played in Troy. Last night the NBA repeated that basketball ad that shows Phil Jackson amazed by Michael Jordon, Jordon exhausted, … Continue reading

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Moral Goofs

Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Survival / Integrity / Moral Goofs / first at Iona Arc: 2006 I added a Moral Goofs folder to K.’s Integrity folder: development was arrested when I was. Moral Goofs in the public symbols … Continue reading

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Hiawatha Heaven

The Five Tribes, the Iroquois, credit Hiawatha as the originator of the Great Law of Peace. Thus Hiawatha is the inventor of American democracy: when? around the Thirteenth Century. Of course a different legend is taught in the schools: American … Continue reading

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Playing Dead

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Survival / Integrity / Playing dead is a common enough survival strategy. We’ve all not only heard of it, but run across examples while still children. … Continue reading

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The Shakers

Integrity versus Biological Survival Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Survival / Integrity / @ K. 2006 05 03 When I was a teen, 1950s, my mother was reading something from her … Continue reading

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