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Zero Speaks…

We might think of zero as a remark by space, a saying that expresses an allowing. Space shows itself in zero… As the symbol of form, the place-holder, zero speaks in all language and in each connection. As the voice … Continue reading

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Shimmering of Time

How can we understand the motion of time as ‘not going’? Some long-time TSK students have discussed how TSK might manifest in art. This might be one example… Anne Lindberg created an onsite installation at the Akron Art Museum using … Continue reading

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When Space & Time Open

(Click on the photograph to expand…) This photo is from the Facebook page of a Friend-of-a-Friend, taken by James Smith. You could call it ‘Apples in Winter’, or maybe ‘Candy for the Soul’, dessert for the eyes… What particularly struck … Continue reading

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Lightness of Being

My friend Ken has a serious illness. He spends a lot of time at medical facilities, it isn’t like he has much choice about it. What does one do while waiting? Idly page through magazines looking at pictures while preoccupied … Continue reading

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Noticing Space

I appreciated the article by Ajahn Sumedho—from Tricyle, Fall 1995—that Jack posted. Not only is it a wonderful appreciation of spaciousness which is remarkably consonant with the TSK vision, but it tells its own story independently of the TSK vision.  … Continue reading

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Ty Mawr 2015: poetic experiments

During our mini-retreat in the lovely retreat house, Michaelgarth at Ty Mawr convent (27 Feb-1 Mar 2015), we experimented with looking at a couple of the diagrams in LOK  and writing short spontaneous responses. Here are some of them: PAGE … Continue reading

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Vase-Face Interplay

I wasn’t able to attend last week’s class because of  travelling and US time change. Listening afterwards, I wanted to share my experience of attempting to balance the simultaneous seeing of Vase and Faces. I noticed to be able to … Continue reading

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‘Patterns of incoherence within coherence’

On our mini-retreat a couple of weekends ago, we experimented with looking at images from LOK (page 2 & 136) and writing spontaneously whatever occurred. Some of the results of this will  be posted on the soon-to-be-available UK corner of … Continue reading

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“Story of Your Life and Others”—by Ted Chiang

Ted Chiang’s story, which Jack recommended, is an exploration of a TSK-kind of experience in which an alien language expresses a non-linear and non-sequential relationship to time.  Utterance is a kind of calligraphy in which the first brush stroke already … Continue reading

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‘Story of Your Life’ – Short Story by Ted Chiang

Jack recommended a short story by Ted Chiang entitled ‘Story of Your Life’, available for purchase on Amazon… Jack said: “…it offers a very interesting take on time and the structures of language, and it’s also a beautifully crafted story, … Continue reading

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