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Cosmic Jokes is an ancient first nation concept revived a.o. by Jamie Sams: Trickster/Coyote
http://scottfoglesong.printandwebdesign.com/13-coyote.pdf
If we can laugh about jokes on our existential issues than laughing gets a new meaning.

Sport, Play and Loteries as As-If Communication Patterns

To stay in touch with our distant animal pasts we, humans,  frequently ‘need to eat humble pie‘ and get into ‘transitional (liminal/sacred/ritual) spaces‘ and experience ‘communitas‘. These are our aboriginal ways to keep our collective minds (souls/hearts/bodies) sane and whole.

Posted in Applied Mythology, Controlled Folly, Cosmic Jokes, Cultural Selfreflection, Organisms as Selfcorrective Systems, Recoding Songs/Poems, Rituals of Passage and Affliction, Transitional Spaces Tagged with: ,

EUROPEANS ARE NOT U.S. AMERICANS

I only recently saw the movie ‘The Master’ by Paul Anderson (2012) and was again struck by both my recognition and distancing of the desolate, mad, desperate predicament of these men, and men in other U.S.A. movies, were entangled in.

Posted in Applying Anthropology, Cosmic Jokes, Cultural Selfreflection, Practical Mythology

The Map is not the Territory

A massive modern human misbelieve (doxa) is that words and concepts are reality. Already Alfred Whitehead warned in 1908 for the ‘fallacy of misplaced concreteness’. One of Gregory Bateson’s most quoted aphorisms is: ‘The Map is not the territory’. He

Posted in Cosmic Jokes, Epistemology, Improvising Systematically, Learning is Breathing, Systematically Getting Lost

Tao Has No Language

(Dis)claimer If this site becomes of any serious value to you, leave it, and do not visit again. Language, certainly written texts, does not lead to wisdom. The Tao text of Lao Tzu starts with the sentences: The Ineffable, about

Posted in (Dis)Claimer, Cosmic Jokes, Epistemology, Improvising Systematically, Learning is Breathing, Systematically Getting Lost Tagged with: ,

Cosmic Jokes

Making and laughing about cosmic jokes is a form of ultimate wisom. If we are able te balance the pros and cons on our personal/collective human condition the only thing left is laugh about it while living it to the

Posted in Controlled Folly, Cosmic Jokes, Systematically Getting Lost

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