Category Archives: experience

on Grant’s response in The Speculative Turn « Object-Oriented Philosophy

on Grant’s response in The Speculative Turn « Object-Oriented Philosophy.  Fascinating post by Graham Harman on Iain Hamilton Grant’s response to his article on substance.  One/multiple substance (GB, GH), or one productive force, one  – ‘anteriority’ – (IHG) which sounds … Continue reading

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Politics of Survival | Planomenology

Politics of Survival | Planomenology.  Find myself in huge disagreement with the pan-naturalisation and -normalisation of the supposed ‘struggle for survival’.  The perception that such a struggle exists and persists across zoe is an ongoing outcome of our Western Graeco-Judaeo-Christian … Continue reading

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Forensic science – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Forensic science – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Temporary interruption of posts with comments due to acute RSI

Not that I think I have any readers, but to log it for myself, and to register it as an application of my axes of ecology to life: will have to stop written posts for a week or more (will … Continue reading

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Candlemas: A Pagan Festival of Lights

Candlemas: A Pagan Festival of Lights.  All sorts of festivals of fires and lights and fertility are pulled together in this article; all seem to gather about the same sun time around the world.  Amongst other things, the crone or … Continue reading

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Posy Simmonds – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Posy Simmonds – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  Always one of my favourite cartoonists, and even more so after Dorthy Rowe employed her brilliant insights to illustrate her own into how English people manage life, or don’t, or avoid it.  Heard … Continue reading

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Perhaps sentience might mean sapience…

Thoughts in response to a post of Tim Morton’s on plant sentience. Following Maturana and Varela, it seems perfectly possible to have cognition without consciousness, calibration without calculation.  Experiencing that extra recursion of ‘awareness of awareness’ and ‘attention to attention’ … Continue reading

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