An idea worth spreading
Authorize the theory of the present. Writing produces letters. Presently gathering, acting energies & not yet fully understood intentions leave behind data, the deeply incomplete detritus of presence.
Is there enough truth in this hyperbole for concern: science, attacked by superstitious mobs, itself grows meme-like, rabid to chew presence into moribund, controllable data, this impulse vying w/ & appropriating the work of healing & illumination -- w/ meme theory here playing the thief who by finding the jewels he stole was made chief of police? Awareness preventing science from regressing into meme will allow it to expand in present and also novel directions. But might it first project its own hidden demon onto the vehicle of awakening?
Authorizing the present (Beauty kisses beast.) will awaken humanities & restore art's role as instrument of knowledge, grounding swift change in the immutable. Can we act immorally when fully absorbed in the here & now?
I'm passionate about
Correcting the tendency in prevailing science and science allied philosophy to disallow the least nuance of difference in perceptual realities.
Talk to me about
what you like. or...can the riffraff in the lowly comment section change the course of human history?
People don't know I'm good at
Thanking TED, its staff, and my present enemies (eventually to be friends) in the upper echelons. Comments allow the wild "uncivilized", but in truth consummately civil artist's voice to be heard.
My TED story
I joined TED to protest a sales pitch for autocracy swathed in post-modern rhetoric. It seemed like freedom of speech was a thing worth exercising my freedom of speech to support. Speaking bled into listening & looking. I began to connect talks & reflect on how they produce, not just reflect experience. Scientific jargon should clarify & withdraw, not linger to divert & delay novel synthesis. Seek one meandering golden thread in my tapestry. Tortoise wins the race. Denying primacy to process & presence, just because we can only describe them elliptically, disallows making sense of anything at all, as denying evolution disallows making sense of nature. It diverts us from finding causes, as we blame their effects. My comments morph guerrilla theater w/ analytical philosophy. Swimming in the waves does not eliminate reflections, but they're part of the experience of swimming. I'm for everybody's providence, literal & spiritual -- sperm and egg -- immaculately re-conceiving humanity.