PLASMA, PYR TEKNIKON, HERAKLEITIAN FIRE

— EVERYTHING FLOWS — Panta rhei. Everything flows. So wrote Herakleitos. You usually see his name in its Romanised form — Heraclitus. But he was Greek, not Roman. And I prefer the spikiness of the K and the more complex vowel. I don’t know, it just suits my conception of him. Herakleitos the Ephesian, who […]

FOR LOVERS OF GOOD TOAST

PERCEPTION MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT IN AN ELECTRIC UNIVERSE Over the course of the last hundred years or so, a new cosmology has emerged which radically challenges the orthodox model promoted by the scientific establishment. The Electric Universe, as it is branded by the group of scientists spear-heading a sustained and well-organised attempt to mainstream it, makes […]

Sheldrake and Ten

SKULL BEYOND THE SKY? Rupert Sheldrake asks this beautiful question: if everything you see is an image inside your head — the whole world reduced to a tiny theater or screen somewhere in your brain — then is your skull beyond the sky? Or do you see the things themselves, your mind reaching out to […]

THE COSMOGONY OF ERIC P DOLLARD

“There’s an understanding that is not desired to exist” It was 1970, and Eric Dollard was sleeping rough at the RCA-Marconi Wireless Station at Bolinas, California, where he had worked from the age of seventeen until it was closed down. On Green Street, nearby, there was a house where a guy called Philo Farnsworth lived. People […]