Category Archives: magic

Taboo

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Cosmology / Magic / @ K. 1999 02 In the late 1990s I added a graphic-dependent section on Taboo to K.’s Magic folder, … Continue reading

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Magical Staging

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Magic / Where’s the Proscenium? Science is (theoretically) conducted in as close proximity to evidence as possible. Kleptocracy is managed: evidence is managed: … Continue reading

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The Executive

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Magic / Brutus, Cassius and the conspirators butchered Caius Julius, their Caesar, in the Forum. A day later Rome was ruled by a … Continue reading

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Magic Covers

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Magic / We’ve all seen the magician remove his top hat, cover it with a silk handkerchief, whip the silk aside, and produce … Continue reading

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Celebrity Disguises

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Magic / Tru Magik: Celebrity Disguises, for Example A few personal illustrations: 1) Artist Gail Bruce and I are stopped at a red … Continue reading

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Tru Magik

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Magic / Tru Magik: that’s the kind where the magician and his audience fool themselves: where the illusion is taken to be “real.” … Continue reading

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Magic Force

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Magic / @ K. late 1990s The Force: Basic Magician’s Tool (AKA: Magician’s Choice) Pick a card … any card … Somehow you’re … Continue reading

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Magic Scrapbook

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Cosmology / Magic / @ K. 2000 09 27 Is any question more important than the question whether or not magic is real? … Continue reading

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Media Magic

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / NoHier / Theme Buds / Media / 2013 03 18, from 2008 05 31: first I’ll remount the modules, then link to and from menus, then … Continue reading

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Didactic Magic

The movie Agora shows a Christian fire-walking as a miracle proving faith. Arthur C. Clarke made a TV documentary on the subject offering a host of natural, scientific explanations. I just cited a Straight Dope post on the subject (within … Continue reading

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