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Thoughts on “bourgeois society” – its effects, problems, and reactions toward it

Recently, I mentioned that much of my life has been a reaction to and against the condition and problems of bourgeois society.  In many ways, my life, and the attitudes I have developed, are based in the problems bourgeois society … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘progression of expression’ – aspects of creativity

In a recent conversation I said some interesting things: I spoke of what I called the ‘progression of expression’.  I first used this point of view as I watched how artists worked when I was younger.  Both me, my brother, and a … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the problems of imitation: the ‘imitation suffocation’, ‘out-imitation’, and being genuine

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I have spoken a lot about what I call ‘imitation suffocation’.  This comes as a result of observing the prevalence of imitation, nowadays, and its effects.  I often speak of these times as the … Continue reading

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More thoughts on intelligence, including the importance of the ‘penetrative quality’

I was thinking about so-called intelligence again.  Here’s some of the thoughts I had: First of all, intelligence, as I use it here, means an ability to “navigate” through things.  In other words, a person who “lacks intelligence” tends to walk as … Continue reading

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Interpreting the ‘blind spot’: death, the self, the problem of imitation, and other things associated with it

Here are some thoughts I had involving a reaction to a situation I was in: THE SITUATION:  THE ‘BLIND SPOT’ Recently, I had a problem that could of been serious.   Its details aren’t that important but I will mention that … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘era of imitation’ – the ‘learning deception’ and the ‘imitative culture’

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I have spoken a lot of how we’re in the what I keep calling the ‘era of imitation’.  Basically, what this means is that we are becoming nothing but a bunch of imitators in … Continue reading

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