Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Reality / Time /
from Iona Arc, a pk blog
Mission: To argue that the world may be illusion but kleptocratic illusion is man-made, man-maintained.
|Woody Allen was wrong. Time isn’t so that everything doesn’t happen at once; everything doesn’t happen at once so that the magician can place his assistants intricately enough that once the illusion is orchestrated, no assistant will remember that he’s in a trick, part of the mechanism of illusion.|
You won’t appreciate my little jeux properly without knowing Allen’s great bit on Emily Dickinson’s Hope as “the thing with feathers.”
|“Emily Dickinson was wrong. ‘Hope’ is not the ‘thing with feathers.’ The thing with feathers turns out to be my nephew. I must take him to a specialist in Zurich.”|
The Dickinson is so wonderful!
“‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers —
That perches in the soul —
And sings the tune without the words —
And never stops — at all —”
|I really like this statement. Is it an isolated observational comment, or is it related to your faith of churchs post? Either way, while I will never remember it well enough to quote it, it will color my thinking from now on.|
Bird images too can be wonderful. Jan and I clove our brains with one from Dickens’ Martin Chuzzelwit:
|in every pane of glass there was at least one tiny bird in a tiny bird-cage, twittering and hopping his little ballet of despair, and knocking his head against the roof …|
I’ll try to live long enough to import the IonaArc posts here. For the moment the faith of churches piece remains there.