Category Archives: Of Interest

Is there a Nonviolent Word for “Confrontation?”

“With a confrontation, an opposition is happening—and the beautiful thing that can happen is a confrontation is the resolution.” -George Condo, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/18/t-magazine/art/george-condo-picasso-matisse-museum-berggruen.html The “beautiful thing” in the resolution of opposites is the awareness that both must exist for either to exist … Continue reading

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Herodotus and the Invention of History

History versus Accumulation “In sum, from Herodotus we begin to perceive that though the gleaning of facts may be the first crucial step in history, it is not history. History is accomplished only when time is given shape and when … Continue reading

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Contemplative Artistic Relationship

There is a relationship between contemplative practices and artistic practices.

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Path of Death

We may think there is a sure path. But that would be the path of death.

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Save Music, Download.

  Save music, download.

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Observation: what is new (music)?

All sorts of asses ‘love’ poetry. Why not? It confirms them in the assininity of their deepest beliefs. It underlies the racial laziness, the unwillingness to think, the satisfaction of feeling oneself part of the race and of having all … Continue reading

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Garam Masala

Before I begin my composing for the day I have to make a new batch of Garam Masala, here cooling prior to grinding.

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Quote of the Day

“You move in a logical circle and I am out of it.” -D.T. Suzuki

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