A polyglot of styles and subjects.
, an arts and communication held roughly twice each decade in
Kassel, Germany, is an event we missed, but would like to attend when it comes around again in 2012.
The documenta is regarded as one of the most important exhibition of contemporary art, drawing attention from all over the world. It was initiated in 1955 by the artist and art educator, Arnold Bode, in Kassel. After the period of Nazi dictatorship, it was intended to reconcile German public life with international modernity and also confront it with its own failed Enlightenment.
Zen Studies Society
established in 1956 to assist the Buddhist scholar D.T. Suzuki in his efforts to introduce Zen to the West. In 1965, it came under the leadership of a Japanese Zen monk, Eido Tai Shimano, who shifted the emphasis towards zazen (Zen meditation) practice.
takes a walk through Camp Iron Mountain
and the remains of General George Patton's Desert Training Center
Forgotten National Heritage
: An interview with Donald Grinde where he talks of The Iroquois Confederacy and how it shaped the US federal government
New Yorker Magazine's Eustice Tilly gets a makeover
Die! Mythographer, Die! Political collages by J. Long
talks about factors that can lead good people to engage in evil actions, and what he call's the Lucifer Effect
. This is the latest research from the researcher who conducted the Stanford prison experiment
, a two-week investigation into the psychology of prison life that had to be ended prematurely after only six days because the guards quickly became so brutal.
Deep Black Magic
, a site by Tom Porter with a series of essays on CIA research on ESP
and the MK-Ultra mind control project
. Chanced upon that when looking at the work of Martin Ebon
, a researcher intrigued with Soviet ESP experiments
begins a series on building a base on the moon
with inflatable buildings or living in lava tubes
beneath the surface.
The August Review
reports on the Bush financial Bust of 2008
. You thought the mortgage loan scandal was big? Hold on to your hats, boys and girls. [and I certainly hope this is wrong
New Sources of News
. In the spirit of the old town crier are Sprword
and The August Review
reporting on, and warning about the global elite class and covering information the corporate media sources are reluctant to bring to light. Perhaps most intriguing, the two sources come from what has been considered the old "left" and the old "right", and they seem to coalesce and agree it what they deem important to report.
Labels: documenta 12, Eustace Tilley, globalization, Iroquois Nation, Martin Ebon, MK-Ultra, news sources, political collages