Mystic Writing Pad

Freud, Sigmund. General Psychological Theory. New York: Touchstone, 1997. 207-12. Print. in this moment, i am not so interested in this piece for its magic slate//perceptual system/mnemic system comparison [sorry, freud!]. as compelling as his constructed relationship between perception impulse and cathexis and consciousness may be, i am currently stimulated by his introductory comment on writing … Continue reading Mystic Writing Pad

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encounter

Something in the world forces us to think. This something is not an object of recognition, but a fundamental encounter. - Gilles Deleuze, Difference and Repetition Digestions/Questions: what does it mean to encounter loss in the context of social media? how might the framing of the post/message impact/alter the thinking that ensues? why does the loss-encounter so … Continue reading encounter

Massumi, Brian. Concrete is as Concrete Doesn’t [Sensation]

From Parables for the Virtual: Movement, Affect, Sensation (Durham: Duke University Press, 2002) Moments to remember: sensation also presents a directly disjunctive self-coinciding ...It is always doubled by the feeling of having a feeling. It is self-referential ... The doubling of sensation does not assume a subjective splitting, and does not of itself constitute a distancing. … Continue reading Massumi, Brian. Concrete is as Concrete Doesn’t [Sensation]