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Bhakti

First, love thyself; this sounds very simple, if not a bit trite to the more cynical observer.  Indeed it’s regularly utilized to fill out personal image, saving an other from having to put in the effort to really know you and saving yourself the effort of that adjacent adage ‘to know thyself.’  Even when plumbed a bit further it stops short of depth and ends in a social layer.   810 more words

While Sleeping Watch

Talitha qum - Gestures of love and Resurrection

Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when he saw him, fell at his feet and begged him repeatedly, “My little daughter is at the point of death.

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A Short, Confusing, and Rambling Complaint About Universities

Lacking an interesting topic for this week, I’m gong to complain about academia in Australian university from a frustrated undergrad’s perspective. 1,367 more words

Literature

Better pottery through accuracy and precision

“I don’t think you can talk about progress in art—movement, but not progress. You can speak of a point on a line for the purpose of locating things, but it’s a horizontal line, not a vertical one.” …

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Art

Fog

A few days after Aprils Fool’s day is probably a good time to talk about facts. At least one British performer has learnt that David Attenborough isn’t doing a series on Grime. 407 more words

Author's Notes

Review: Arrival (2016)

 Rating: A-

Language is the foundation of civilization. It is the glue that holds a people together. It is the first weapon drawn in a conflict.

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Reviews

Foucault and Wittgenstein

I’m dusting off my wordpress site and will begin turning to this as a place where I’ll sketch ideas as I begin to work on my next project. 301 more words