Acting-Out Politics

Weblog opens discussion about the psychology of Bushmerican style of behavior.

The Poem as the Poet’s Attempt to Transcend Political Process Pound insisted on making a distinction between his own feelings and ideas and those presented in the poems: “I catch the character I happen to be interested in at the moment he interests me, usually a moment of song, self-analysis, or sudden understanding or revelation. […]

Five Aspects Of Psychological (Not Ideological) Fascism and Its Dangers The Urchins Down in the Meadow The urchins down in the meadow pay no attention to time, they just throw themselves in rivers to catch the prize cross. The urchins down in the meadow chase after a crazy man, they throttle him with their hands […]

Identification with The Dead (Sacrifice Of Philistine Vitality), Impersonalization (Psychological Shattering), And Overcoming Of Spirituality Of Beauty Through (Nomadic) Creativity April Three spirits came to me And drew me apart To where the olive boughs Lay stripped upon the ground: Pale carnage beneath bright mist. Ezra Pound Instead of enjoying April as the philistines of […]

The Logic of Poet’s Spirituality – From Challenging Life (By Risking Death) To Challenging Death (By Accepting Mortality With Our Heart) Death Come thou last one, whom I recognize, unbearable pain throughout this body’s fabric: as I in my spirit burned, see, I now burn in thee: the wood that long resisted the advancing flames […]

Exterminating Fury Combined With Praising The Lord And With Narrow Instrumental Orientation According to 2010 report – 18 veterans of Gulf War commit suicide every day (540 per month, about 6400 per year), with 950 attempted suicides monthly. Afghan and Iraq wars veterans are more likely to commit suicide by violent means. According to Rand […]

Eternal Post-Apocalyptic Vigil Lorca Puts Us On In His Poem, For The Sake Of Our Redemption Truth is an intellectual integrity issue…, an ethical issue. We should be teaching our children how to determine what is true. Harold Kroto, 1996 Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry Fascism as the impossibility of truth – when fake (aggrandized) […]

Meditation As A Strategy Of Uniting/Identifying With A Holistic Environment As A Symbiotic Partner Everyday The Lama sat in bed with bamboo backscratcher his false teeth in a big glass of water on the sunny windowsill. By Allen Ginsberg (Aug/’92) Lama is a title for teacher in Tibetan Buddhism. The name is similar to the […]

Poetry As Anthropology Of Human Beings As Signifiers Brotherhood I am a man: little do I last And the night is enormous. But I look up: The stars write. Unknowing I understand: I too am written, And at this very moment Someone spells me out. Octavio Paz Already trees and plants feel the light of […]

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