Inorganic Animations: A Review of Spyros Papapetros’ ‘On the Animation of the Inorganic: Art, Architecture, and the Extension of Life’(University of Chicago Press: Chicago & London, 2012). _____ Paul Harrison (2019). To what extent do humans have agency in the worlds they inhabit? What can we consider as animation? How far does life […]Read more "Inorganic Animations"
Sangha: Seeking of the Path Once there was a boy named Sudhana who also wished for Englightenment and earnestly sought the way. From a fisherman he learned the lore of the sea. From a doctor he learned compassion toward sick people in their suffering. From a wealthy man he learned that saving […]Read more "Avataṃsaka – sūtra."
I am sorry blog, I have been away for too long, but here is a post about some translations from Japanese into English. I am sharing it for other Japanese learners and for anyone with an interest in Buddhism and Kanji. First up we have some letters I am sending to old students who I […]Read more "…"
Philosophy @Leuven in Belgium; & a Necro-psychoanalyst The following is a quick and too speedy review of the writings of some of the wonderful individuals I studied with in Leuven. Each person’s paper’s topic will be briefly explored; its ideas summarized and elaborated on so as to share and place this interestingly informed information into […]Read more "Papers From My Peer’s"
I recently started preparing to start to study German next to my second language Japanese as these are the two languages that I wish to speak. After first learning from the great Esther Leslie’s Hollywood Flatlands: Animation, Critical Theory and The Avant-Garde (2002) that the early Walt Disney Animators where told to create animations from the […]Read more "The Brothers Grimm (One day I’ll start learning German)."
_ (Paul Harrison) Throughout history there is a reoccurring pattern when it comes to revolution. If you observe the specific contexts of the revolutions that have taken place in many countries: Britain, France, Haiti, Russia, and China. Did they all happen because of an external influence? And, to what extent is this a component part […]Read more "Revolution From the khōra: Power From the Outside"
2 Great Concepts Gained From Thinker Nick Land 哲学者, ニク・ランドから二つの良い概念 _ I have almost completed a critique of this powerful philosophers contribution to contemporary thinking. My disagreements with this British philosopher surround the philosophy he helped father Accelerationism. This has made one re-think Land’s ideas revealing the value of two concepts that […]Read more "Hyperstition & ENIAtype: Two Useful Concepts I Gained From Nick Land."