Monthly Archives: April 2013

Comments on Edwards and states

<div _emptydescriptionerrormessage="Please write something for your reply." _setvalueurl="http://integralpostmetaphysics.ning.com/forum/comment/update?id=5301756%3AComment%3A47563&quot; _value=" From this post and following posts:  Since Mark Edwards is mentioned at the start of this thread, keep in mind his essay “An alternative view of states” at Integral World, Part … Continue reading

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Edwards (and me) on thwarting transformation

Continuing from this post, Edwards said at the end of p. 1: “There is nothing more threatening to the position of those in social power than transformation. Power is inherently conservative because change means the possibility of losing their privilege, … Continue reading

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More gun vote repercussions

Recall this recent post on the repercussions of the gun background check vote. Now 5 more US Senators are seeing their polls plummet in the wake of that vote. Lisa Murkowski’s (R-Alaska) has dropped 16 points. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) … Continue reading

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Mark Edwards

Mark has been cited more in the IPS forum that probably any other source. I even started a few threads about some of his work but he deserves one in this IPS room. Therein are various posts from those threads … Continue reading

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The privileged get a sequester fix, but what about the rest of us?

The sequester hit airline travel this past Monday causing severe delays. So Congress acted quickly on Thursday and Friday to ameliorate the problem, allowing the Dept. of Transportation more flexibility to re-hire adequate staff that were furloughed. Meanwhile everyone else, … Continue reading

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Aleastory

<div _emptydescriptionerrormessage="Please write something for your reply." _setvalueurl="http://integralpostmetaphysics.ning.com/forum/comment/update?id=5301756%3AComment%3A47743&quot; _value=" I was reminded of our naughty knots in dictionary.com’s word of the day. All indicative of that excess or remainder that is not captured by any model or grid. However a … Continue reading

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Of holons, models and pissing contests

I’m responding to Joe’s comment in this IPS post: <div _emptydescriptionerrormessage="Please write something for your reply." _setvalueurl="http://integralpostmetaphysics.ning.com/forum/comment/update?id=5301756%3AComment%3A47656&quot; _value=" “The Cube of Space provides one data set of attributions and relationships, the Tree of Life another, Esoteric Astrology another, Numerology another, … Continue reading

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Forget the Illuminati; the REAL conspiracy

Matt Taibbi reports on the incredible real conspiracy going on with the big banks. Now they are fixing the benchmark “to calculate the prices of interest-rate swaps. Interest-rate swaps are a tool used by big cities, major corporations and sovereign … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour

There’s a new IPS thread on Latour. See the link for more discussion. For now Balder posted a link to a recent interview and said: “I’m posting it here because of your recent comments about differance. On page 68 of … Continue reading

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Plurimodes, prepositions, differance

Continuing the theme of recent posts, I was re-reading a section of the  OOO thread I came upon this post, relevant excerpt below: And while I’m on Latour’s independent modes, he said something on p. 331* [of The Speculative Turn] … Continue reading

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