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By Ken Wilber

ISBN-10: 1570627401

ISBN-13: 9781570627408

"In the ambitiously titled a short historical past of every thing, Wilber keeps his look for the first styles that show up in all nation-states of lifestyles. Like Hegel within the West and Aurobindo within the East, Wilber is a philosopher within the grand systematic culture, an highbrow adventurer fascinated by not anything lower than the entire process evolution, life's final trajectory—in a be aware, every little thing. . . . Combining non secular sensitivity with huge, immense highbrow figuring out and a mode of beauty and readability, a quick heritage of every little thing is a clarion demand seeing the area as an entire, a lot at odds with the miserable reductionism of stylish Foucault-derivative educational philosophy."— San Francisco Chronicle

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For example, carnival allowed celebrations of bisexuality and transvestitism – as a release from the socially imposed sex roles – and of grotesque body opposing the puritanical view of the body. It showed an image of the world upside down where the kings and the jesters changed their social roles in an ambivalent atmosphere of the carnival, which also implied the permanence of continuous change. Carnival was considered as a participatory spectacle, which erases boundaries between spectators and performers; carnival is not a performance but one exists in it, and every viewer is also a performer.

It is like listening to radio but more personal locations get a new aura when hotspots like “Cindy”, “Super Bat” and “WireLAN” play the music. And if there is no hotspot in the vicinity you are still able to listen to the passed hotspots. Sniff_jazzbox renders audible the technical infrastructure of communication. Wardive13 or inverse Game Design Games are the most radical media for overwriting senses. They try to control and influence as many senses as possible. In doing so they mostly numb all external senses (like eyes, ears and touch) and perform as a media with a kind of cybernetic and synaesthetic sensorium.

177ff, 200) In a reading of Warburg’s approach from a Bergsonian perspective, it could be said that the Mnemosyne opens up the formalism in art in order to get in touch with the underlying vital principles and creative energies, which are accessible through the timeless pathos formulas that carry the dynamism of its principle. In his last publication, Bergson (1935) spoke of the creative effort of life, when it makes itself manifest in its very duration (durée), as a revelation of mysticism. This mysticism has nothing to do with mystery or mystification or any form of static religion.

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