Browsing All posts tagged under »Jean Baudrillard«

Skin Symbols and Sympathy.

June 25, 2012

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New Skin. I’d forgotten about the intimacy that accompanies a new tattoo. Perhaps made nostalgic is a better description…I have made nostalgic the way my body experiences the process of a needle biting an image into my skin. It is a sensual nostalgia –my body response leading the memory and the ego trailing after…i dig […]

coniunctio oppositorum

November 14, 2011

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I have been thinking a lot about soul making lately. The coniunctio oppositorum – union of opposites. The bringing together of all of the disparate parts of the self in order to fund the growth of a balanced, open and engaged self. (Individuation as the firm followers of Jungian Psychology call it). James Hillman, one of my […]

What is…real?

October 5, 2011

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 One of my favorite quotes of the moment is as follows: We must use the same ground upon which we have fallen in order to stand up. It’s from The Mirror of Yoga by Richard Freeman which is an amazing book and I recommend reading it to those of you who are interested in examining […]