Monthly Archives: March 2012

Jophiel

 by Walter Bruneel Jophiel, יופיאל, Zophiel, conscious light, illumination, intellect, wisdom, law, “[a] regent of zodiacal Libra who cures stupidity in humans,” “Archangel of Paradise” (quots. from Wikipedia) Advertisements

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Bookshelf: defenestrated

I defenestrated Idoru, by William Gibson, though I really, really wanted to love it, because my then-supervisor cherished him so that while not steampunking the dirt in the yards forth and back of her large tippy house or smoking before … Continue reading

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Architectural urges

It turns out that everything I come across keeps connecting and fleshing out ideas, which is no surprise. The silly fun of searching for the right word in response to The Selby’s gorgeous plays on personal space and expressions of … Continue reading

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Hippolyta’s window

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The word is spatial.

Eureka. I have found the word I knew must be. Happy, a word, a day, how appropriate for thoughts of time and space. Place/space senses led me to it, working out the lexical lack with friends who care what kind … Continue reading

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There must be a word

as perfect and literary as sartorial, but of or relating to home, space, living place, personal, not a magazine page, but an expression of attitude, emotion, desire, tension, history, a reflecting pool of the mind where it was and where it … Continue reading

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From the rug: A note on Levinas on time

Michael Morgan on Levinas: Levinas actually says precisely this: ‘The future that death gives the future of the event, is not yet time.’ . . . ‘[T]he condition of time lies in the relationship between humans or in history.’” This post … Continue reading

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