Monthly Archives: January 2012


I wanted to add a few ideas to my previous post Nontology, where I discussed the difference between theory and poetry. I have purposely not “refreshed my memory” as to the particulars of that argument. I remember speaking of theory … Continue reading

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Worthiness to be

Can one become unworthy of being? It is palpable that one approaches a monstrosity here. These words come toward the end of Hans Blumenberg’s recently translated “Care Crosses the River.” In his short section entitled “Concern for the Worthiness of … Continue reading

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Child’s play

We’re accustomed to the idea that we have lost our childlike imagination, creativity, and open-ended perception of the world. Anyone who has spent time with a young child can attest to this. World and self seem to emerge as one … Continue reading

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