Coercion Doesn’t Work Because…

Coercion doesn’t work because it means using force. As Isaac Newton told us, any force creates an equal and opposite reaction. People who are coerced resist in ways small and large, conscious and unconscious, carefully planned and quite impulsive. For coercion to have it’s ostesible intended effect, it must be applied continuously, with all the […]

Variant Novel Angular

Perceived as a quite odd image I am guessing (?). Seeing how intensively white paint/yellow light the uncropped shot is, I register that overreliance on ‘safe’ white is not a permanent or immutable quality of human patterns. Then very quickly snaps through my mind the earlier radio show segment on when/how VR/Augmented Reality glasses (or […]

Seeding Chaotic/Emergent Information Flows: another method (++addendum,++)

I’m leaning towards, if you take this up and decide to post them, avoidance of including the serial numbers. If you thought people who got your verses might get value from treating them as collectors items, you might want to be sure to include serial numbers. Advantages over postcards: passes through many hands/eyeballs, good chance […]

Night Notes – 2/2/2017

Night: Assemblage . . . Cataplexy – – – Apoplexy No divisions remain. Destruction of the trumpsters. Whatever. Failure of the whales. Elemental standing. Crucifixion. Nothing assembling. Nothing adding. Incoherence . . . . Imagine that you are addressing your readers for a moment . . : Relate to stability; “Rage, rage against the dying […]

Organizing Principles

Cut Out, Throw Away, Reduce, Simplify, Reuse, Keep Clean All along the angels watch us, ever silently All along we take our tea with Demonoid, the Faeries, Lao Tzu Master of Ceremonies wants no part of your foolhardiness In each Time Replace symbols With acts > But note: Questions unspoken can plague you But those […]

version b {all night memetic freestyling riff}

< < seem to have lost some pieces and the html is all fucked up and I know there were a couple bits I was still wording out, and there was more formatting to do. But the fit of inspiration has ended. Oh well. We shall have to settle for imperfect > > — <{Meta}: […]

A Question of Retraining

We each go our separate ways after the course There were things to be done and people to be seen We were to save the Earth, and build on our successes No one could stand in our way A talk was had among significant others A talk was had among city leaders Small gains were […]

Leadership Quotes & Poem

These are interesting, from my new blog follower (358th!) http://projectjournal.co.uk/2015/12/20/20-inspiring-leadership-quotes/ “You do not have to hold a position to be a leader” Henry Ford So true in the Internet age, too Shipment of devices, emergent systems, and thoughts of chaos theory Small systems, following simple rules, many upon many, Creating large and complex systems, creating […]

Tea

A reason to get up and act A reason to flower in the night A dream of an amplifier to be built A refrigerator in need of screws Recording devices and bolts and keyboards Small children fighting Throwing salt in my tea of spices Little monsters The chaos of retraining The loss of keys New […]