Tag Archives: David Mairowitz

science of fictions of zimzum

Something on gnosticism and in particular, the use of gnosticism by Franz Kafka. Like anything else, there are various strands of thought on the subject, often mutually exclusive and arriving at different conclusions. A wonderful description of Kafka and how … Continue reading

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brothers in arms: miles from nowhere

Ironic. Kafka’s writing was centered around the concept of non-belonging and by extension, about belonging too much. Almost an adversarial relationship with Maimonides golden mean, the elusive middle. Better to poke emotional catastrophe in the groin and hear he roar … Continue reading

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kafka by the pound : surprise pack

Weights and Measures. Precision. A commodity worth its weight in shekels. Better yet, take the talens of silver and gold. The trial he could not have foreseen. The scales of justice where his literary manuscripts, letters, diverse scribblings, and so … Continue reading

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BEFORE THE LAW WITH GHOSTS ON TRIAL

The outbreak of the French Revolution, and the Reign of Terror, made reforming ideas suspect among the English governing class. Jeremy Bentham allowed ┬áhis time and energy to be dispersed among a number of different projects. Among them was one … Continue reading

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K & The Dharma Bums

An abused child does not know it is being abused, and in order to survive and avoid the unbearable pain, the mind is provided with the mechanism of memory ┬árepression which stores these experiences in a place outside of consciousness.The … Continue reading

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