Adventures in Note-Taking

  • #003 Eye and Sea

    “…desperate over-egged metaphors and lunatic, pencil-snapping, last-ditch attempts at something, my God, anything – you  have learned to hold fast Stealing triggers something metamorphic — He said, describing the Creative Process. Surfaces like discovery sudden pile on treasure isle. Whats […]

  • #003 Stop Fighting It

    Once let be drawn — to what peers out from side! the run off generally runs for me into something of a looming wild eyed plunger-with-an-abyss, of horror and of love — which found both […]

  • #007 Death and The Dreamer

    Luminous quotes from 007 — “Dread grief trails bright phantoms … Are ideas [themselves] essentially… Stun… imaginations reawakening calamity. Their impossible and ghostly hands … draw us back … unimaginably changed.” HI — find death […]

  • #132 Belief in the Intervening?

    Boatmans call. First line of song into my arms. Dont believe in intervening god. Wish at times I was more easily intervened — cud lit tings go — or go at with free will — […]

  • Albert Camus Myth of Sisyphus

    Fundamental question of philosophy, to live or not. What is called a reason for living is also an excellent reason for dying — To run the risk, a passion, allegiance, faith, zeal — to point […]

  • Consider This by Chuck Palahniuk

    This is a fun read. My take his phrases, his phrases are FAB ULOT. Encourage anyone who loves lit phrase raise, to read. Series of rhythms. Description. Instruction. Exclamation. Oh my. Onomatopoeia. Mix to taste. […]

  • Discussing Density

    Camus mentions density Ran across in Camus a discussion that includes observations on density, on the notion of thoughts or a visual modality being dense. Density is a big thing for me. Some of us […]

  • Emile Cioran

    Presently reading, and starting to take some notes. The Trouble with Being Born Time was becoming unstuck from being. Carried away by irresistible desire to proclaim. Long to be free — desperately free. Forget to […]

  • In re Cutty Sarcus: on the Dog Latin in Wittgensteins Tractucus

    Rereading the Tractucus Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus Available from Gutenberg Archive. First time read Wittgensteins Tractatus I loved it. I tend to read philosophy as a part of language studies. I remember it as this strange wonderful […]

  • Index for Nick Cave’s The Red Hand Files

    Latest on Top 234 Why the fuck are you going to the King’s coronation?  233 Marilyn Manson said: ‘I was in a drug rehab program once, but they kicked me out… My life is a […]

  • Limpid and Luminous

    In Pronoun Shifters Working Title fiction am editing at moment — find myself stealing “permission” to pursue limpid (clear and bright) phrasing from Nick Cave — especially when trying to clarify the counterintuitive — where […]

  • Slavoj Žižek & Jela Krečič Modes of Abjection

    Ugly, Creepy, Disgusting, and Other Modes of Abjection by Jela Krečič & Slavoj Žižek — Ugly as an aesthetic category. Gradual abandonment Unity. Das negativschone, negatively beautiful — Sublime and the ridiculous, how one rubs […]

  • SLAVOJ ŽIŽEK Love Without Mercy

    TheoryReader 1 Against the Digital Heresy In the Larry King debate between a rabbi, a Catholic priest and a Southern Baptist, broadcast in March 2000, both the rabbi and the priest expressed their hope that […]

  • Slavoj Žižek Ticklish Subject

    The Ticklish SubjectThe Absent Centre of Political Ontology by Slavoj Žižek Intro: A Spectre is Haunting Heideggerian proponent of the thought of Being who stresses the need to ‘traverse’ the horizon of modern subjectivity culminating in […]

  • Works by Percy Shelley

    Standing up for myself, expressing gratitude and strength — all about eve creations. Yall in strange wonderful way give us ins and give us outs. Continuity is a kind of revolving grace — Doesn’t stand […]

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