RANTINGS

17.4.19
– Chaos within overarching order
Vs.
Minimal structure within spontaneity
– Secret arms deals
Weaponized anti-matter
lectern
MAD – mutually assured destruction
Occult detective subgenre
ratiocination
Gothic haunting
Outer monstrosities
steampunk vacuum tubes
Ab-human shadows
Bleeding-edge
Frontier territory
Weird fiction
Modern sorcery
Objectively cute
Bigspoon
noological
Mineral life; inorganic consciousness
– Damaging myths
18.4.19
– Help me, heal me, save me……
Please!
20.4.19
– Dysthymia (Chronic persistent depression)
Distinguish from Major Depression
Pessimism/nihilism/scepticism (Philosophy)
Intellectual/introvert/eccentric/contemplative
Melancholia
21.4.19
– Do you (still) love the church, Joe?
– Tone-policing
Soft porn ~ hard tease
“Might as well……”
22.4.19
– Movies (Mubi):
Halfway There (French short film)
“Thou Wast Mild & Lovely”
– Unwed bride ~ virgin mother
Penitence & exorcism
Akathist hymn to the (Most Holy) Theotokos
Holy Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
Great Friday
Passover seder
Pesach I – VIII
World Heritage Day
Unacceptably awkward
Merciful remembrance
Erev Pesach
Illness & pain ~ transgression & grief
PASCHA
Lazarus Saturday
Johannes Bugenhagen
Low German
National Civil Services Day
Easter Monday
Strength ~ song ~ salvation
Sanction waivers
marina
row (n.)
– Transubstantiation (bread & wine to body & blood) ~ Resurrection (dead Jesus to risen Christ)
Double sacrifice – GOD on the Cross – both the one who suffers & the one who inflicts……!
– The mentally ill as vicarious (& therefore redemptive) sacrifices – Christ figures!
The Messiah(s) is by definition, rejected……
The salvific is always misconstrued as penal.
– Distinguish (Roman) Catholic & (Eastern) Orthodox liturgy/calendar
– Pastor ~ confessor
Distinguish from mentor & counselor
23.4.19
– My body is my only weapon~asset~home
It’s not time to marry~worry yet!
Joy ~ Joe ~ Jon ~ Jen…?
(Pornstar tattoos)
– Nud(e)-ist saint
“…my reason for reason”
State of exception
Secret society
infosphere
Distinguish the non-human & misanthropy
dialetheism
Redefining enmity
The weaponization of Life
Death-dealing life and life-giving death
Miasmatic life
Profound lability
Pathological life
Living numbers
The affective fantasy of total chaos
24.4.19
– What’s the difference between fruit & vegetable?
25.4.19
– God-damned bad-ass motherfucker
Sweet & savory
27.4.19
– perfections
hypergrowth
hylomorphism
Negative concept
Non-relation
Apocalypse = disaster + messianic + resurrection
Excess as lack
Catastrophism
Personal, political & planetary
Extra-liminality
Horizon of experience
Condition ~ culmination ~ negation
Organon of extinction
Elemental/non-organic life
Speculative annihilation
The ever-receding line/point
Distinguish being & life…?
Absent centre/null set
Post-human; anti-humanist
Theo-biology
False problem
Inexplicit tendency
A non-life that is not death
Impossible existence
Concept horror
Noological interiority
Anonymous thingness
Absolute otherness
Spiritual abject/oozing abstraction
living-ing
Transcendence + immanence = emanence
Geomancy
Physiognomy
Inquisitions & Reformations
Mystical existence
Natural philosophy & negative theology
Unground
Jacob Böhme
pewter
Human metaphysics
Distinguish neutrality & negation
Mutual (human & divine) indifference & anonymity!
Conceiving the unthought
Nonthinking
Useless fulfillment
Political economy & planetary (r)evolution
autochthonic
– If matter/energy/information cannot be completely destroyed, but only transformed from one level/form/mode to another, then what about the spiritual/personal/mental??
– If what you are thinking of is unthinkable/nonconceptual, then how do you even know it exists?
– The (crucified & resurrected) Christ as the historical divine, or the messianic revelation of the unhuman GOD – is this “good news”?!
Could it be that salvation is forgiveness, for the ultimate sin of taking ourselves too seriously, and the consequent foolhardy belief that GOD was pissed off with us……?
– If happiness is an illusion or unworthy goal, then should I try to make my life not-miserable?
Is it essential that I am sad in order to be(come) me?
Or should I use whatever I have at my disposal to make life easier/more tolerable?
28.4.19
– Bengaluru: Summer (>= 35° C) – 20th Feb. – 20th May (3 months a year)
– Distinguish:
Moving on
&
Starting over
“Whatever it takes!”
“To the end!”
29.4.19
– Gee-whiz
Pedantic ~ academic
Silence, darkness & emptiness
–  >250 election officials in Indonesia dead.
Why?!
3.5.19
– Fail! videos
– Movies:
Avengers – Endgame
Wandering Earth
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VIGNETTES

6.4.19
– ganzfeld
dossier
Parapsychology ~ Non-philosophy ~ heretical/mystical theology
Heterodox scientists
Evolutionary spirituality
Imagination & perception
Plant & animal psi
Golden ratio
Mind-cosmos correspondence
Psi-lines
dowsing
Electromagnetic information field
Endarkenment
Order, creativity & dialogue!
Crypto-chrome
Super-implicate processes
David Bohm
Holographic universe
Shadow matter
Weak force
Superstring theoretical model
Global Consciousness Project
Entanglement ~ oneness
– Ogling ~ mouth-watering
“Psychical research in the history and philosophy of science. An introduction and review” by Andreas Sommer
See here:
Eat here! –
7.4.19
– Christian authority ~ Question authority
Eileen Garret, Francis Bolton, Eileen Coly
Phil Borges
Sateswoman
Help ~ serve ~ heal ~ solve
Pick-up artists
Vox Day
Socio-sexual hierarchy
hypergamy
eephus
8.4.19
– Movies:
“Gifted”
“Destroyer”
9.4.19
– Promiscuous women
sybarite
Notorious luxury
opprobrium
Slut-shaming
Socio-sexual orientation
Social power & sexual infidelity
estrus
Prehensile tail
Primate sex
Theoretical biologist
Social expectations & scientific truth
10.4.19
– Comics:
“Mister Miracle” #1-12 (2017-18)
– Fever dream
Frightfest anthology
True basis of fiction
stroppiness
– Movies:
“ஆரண்ய காண்டம்”
11.4.19
– Independent publishers
Sargon
incel
Reddit fora
Fairness & compassion
unhuman
MRA – men’s rights activism
grimoire
The unthinkable world and the limits of thought
Divinity student
Misanthropic subtraction
Cottoned on to
Negative theology ~ supernatural horror
– Form 6; NVSP
12.4.19
– Sitting on my bed, inside the house, staring out at the sky ~ the mind, looking out at the world, from within my body
Static ~ passive ~ awe
– She’s nice, sincere & simple (better than just nice, sweet & cute?)
But is anything good enough for you??
– The crystal (clear Quartz) pendulum – maybe what I want (to do)
IS what I ought (to do)
IS what I will (do)
IS what I must (do)
IS what I can (do)……! 😇😳😶
Oracles (yesterday):
Did Joe smoke one year back? No. Correct!
Will CSK win today? Yes. Correct!
Will CSK win this IPL? No. To be verified.
Is watching pornography good? No.
Should I stop watching pornography? Yes.
Is death the end? No.
Is there a GOD? Yes.
Is Jesus Christ the Saviour of the world? Yes.
– Economics/politics ~ science/philosophy ~ fiction/horror
– Demon ~ daemon
Eudemonism!
Post-modern science
Post-secular philosophy
Lycanthropy
Niger ~ necro
Occult ~ mystical ~ black
Counter-religion
Mineral organism
Gothic/decadent
Black Mass
Dark technics
curmudgeon
– thole
sapper
stymie
– 25 – the number of pieces in the Australia map jigsaw puzzle I managed to place correctly.
13.4.19
– anti-music
Deafheaven
Pure Noise
Anim(al)istic
Numbness ~ bliss
Despair ~ enlightenment
Boredom ~ ecstasy
Sadness ~ joy
Name ~ designation ~ placeholder
malefic
Ontological trauma/theological alienation/Metaphysical void
“My name is legion”
The juridical gospel
Luck & desire
ensconced
Mythology > anthropology!
Viral ~ nullific ~ demonic
Non-relation
The reality of non-being!
Sounds from the underworld
Experimental proto/anti-form
Faustian/Kafkaesque/Joycian
Counter-sovereign
teratology
Flower-forest
– The supernatural/divine/spiritual as the outcome of the interaction between the human/personal and the cosmic/mystic……
– I will never forget M. S. Dhoni’s intrusion & outburst during the IPL match 2 days back!
I loved it 😁
What’s the fun in playing (competitive sport), if you’re not dead serious (about winning)!?
– Why/how did I get into a manic phase/high mood during the return trip from Agartala?
– Peterson Vs. Zizek (April 19th)!
I don’t think this event will live up to the hype…
14.4.19
– mumblecore
Psychological horror
15.4.19
– brace
– My weakest chakras:
1. Heart – heal with green aventurine & rose quartz
2. Root – heal with red jasper & bloodstone
3. Crown
Strong chakras:
1. Sacral
2. Throat
3. Solar plexus
4. Third eye
– Deactivate DND service to receive OTPs properly!
Check out UrbanClap! (bed-bugs, again…)
– Lucas Cranach and Albrecht Duerer
St. John of the Ladder
akathist (hymn)
Rama navami
– Enthroned on the Cross! The prerequisite for glorification itself becomes a (part of the) crown……
Spring harvest festival & new calendar year
St. Mary of Egypt
Fast of the Firstborn
Eastern Catholic Church
Monday of Holy Week = Holy Monday
“He kills to make alive; He wounds in order to heal.”
– Ultimate failure is to reject of the Messiah!
Israel rejected by Gentiles >> Jesus rejected by Israel >> the heretics/mystics rejected by the Church of Jesus
The history of mankind is one of the intractable failure of the people of GOD in representing him on earth, and the invincible love of this GOD, which triumphs despite all odds……!
16.4.19
– Forgiving my own unforgiveness…..!
– Miasmatic contagion
Statecraft Vs. Witchcraft
Topological motif
Spiritual locale
Sacred geometry
Alchemy & Hermeticism
warlock
familiar (n.)
Demontology ~ philosophy/ontology + demonology/meontology
Nihil privativum & Nihil negativum
Occult philosophy – the world as hideous, anonymous, indifferent
tout court
The world-in-itself-for-us – the revelation of hiddenness
– Evil is inherent in all things (organic & mineral).
Therefore the demonic is not an invasion or possession, but a paradoxical manifestation of the hidden dimension of non-being always already present in each & every being……!
Matter is NOT solid!
The Crucifix as the symbolic representation of the (traumatic) encounter between the human & the cosmic
– Being + nothing = becoming!

NUGGETS

23.3.19
– Why do I always have to see the faces of these fucking politicians on the front page of all the newspapers?!
– Who  is Joy Bhattacharjya?
Business end
– Contemplative:
1. ~ 1 hour mindful breathing twice a week
2. ~ 15-30 minutes a day
3. Deep breath once every 15 minutes
4. Focused engagement when doing any task
– Mahaghatbandhan
JeM
Sleeper cells
lessor; lessee
mortgage
purview
FII – Foreign Institutional Investors
SoC – System on Chip
AR – Augmented Reality
Materials Science
“Shooting potent blanks”
Un(re)productive/subversive sex
“The soul is not in the body. The body is in the soul!”
Theropod
Dinosaur (non-avian)
clade
holotype
Jurassic extinction event
Reverse genetic engineering
Articulated fossils
Serrated teeth
braincase
Rocket propellant
missive
– What are the pros & cons of being a recluse?
24.3.19
– Why have I lost interest in playing video games?
– Secular saint
photo-bombing
Church of John Coltrane
Who is Douglas Lain?
Psychophysics
Gustav Fechner
Metascience
Spiritualism & mediumship
Theurgy
Presentiment
Retrocausation
Noetic sciences
– I think I am no longer “qualified” to conduct retreats, etc.
Although spirituality still remains my field…!
– Welcome to the banquet!
It’s open for all to come, without exception…
– Lenten retreat @ Kalena Agrahara Church:
True conversion
Repentance > penance
Personality assassination
Yoke of oppression ~ pointing fingers ~ speaking falsely
Offending God ~ hurting ourselves ~ neglecting others
Lenten renewal Vs. Spiritual suicide
Renounce & return
Sin ~ turning one’s back on GOD
Decentred/cut off from the source
What is hindering your prayers from being answered?
Blindness to one’s own evil – denial/defensiveness
Do you seriously/sincerely feel remorse for your wickedness?
Act of contrition – knowing, feeling & deciding
The tearful confessions of the abusive husband
Giving up knowledge, in order to become wise
The root problem is NOT the blunder, but the refusal to accept one’s responsibility for it and take corrective measures
The attitude of second-class citizens
Unrepentant attitude > disobedient conduct
STOP trying to cover up your guilt/shame
Do you ACCEPT that this thing in you is SIN??
Can prosperity be enjoyed without the danger of complacency?
What is keeping you from being transformed by Grace?
Salvation >> conversion >> salvation >> conversion >> salvation >>
Why are you not able to recognize, & enter into, the Kingdom of Heaven which is at hand??
Moving one from one sin to another, ad nauseum……….
– “Come to the banquet, there’s a place for you”
“O sacrament most holy, O sacrament divine,
All praise and all thanksgiving,
Be every moment thine!”
– A well-balanced routine throughout the year is better than having periods of busyness alternating with vacations!
– The spirit-world/Quantum reality – BEYOND time & space, life & death, energy & material, self & other…
– The point is NOT about avoiding mistakes, or never getting upset or preventing relational strain.
It’s about learning from, overcoming, & growing THROUGH, them!
– Nurture BOTH the devotional AND the critical attitudes!
The sacred mystery of suffering
– My sin – too easily finding fault with others and too hard to see my own blemishes
25.3.19
– Movies:
Drive
Compare with “Baby Driver” – this is a darker/mature version
The good guy is capable of greater tact, toughness, aggression & violence, than the baddest villain!
Drive – noun; verb
Distinguish:
Relational love
&
Fantasies of sacrifice
– TV series:
The Punisher (S01 E01) – cool
Bodyguard (S01 E01) – awesome!
Sherlock (S01 E01) – super
– Sobhita Dhulipala
Deathpop
26.3.19
– cold-call
– St. Joseph – husband of Mary & Guardian of Jesus
Hazrat Ali
Distinguish Shia & Sunni nations – Sunna Vs. Ayotallas
GOD’S will – desiderative & decretive
– March 20, 2019 – Erev Purim, International Day of Happiness & Holika Dahana!
27.3.19
– Hey Joe! When did you start asking yourself, “Is it okay to lie (in this matter)?”!!!
– India – the way forward:
1. Policy changes to address lacunae in governance
2. Political will to take on the major offenders – corrupt politicians/parties, large corporations/entrepreneurs, etc.
3. Grassroots movement for spiritual/cultural renewal
– Let’s see how long you can watch, without touching……!
Porn
Vs.
Hookups
– Lok Sabha poll tracker
Special Expenditure Observer of the EC
Art sleuth
NYAY scheme
28.3.19
– AVR – armed response vehicle
IRL – in real life
NPR
– 3 levels/elements of film-making:
1. Narrative development (plot/events/choices)
2. Character study (personal/existential)
3. Flow of consciousness/moods/ideals (of the creator)
Moving from basic to advanced.
Life/GOD/reality (3) > situation (1) + individual (2)!
– Inspire + expire = breathing ~ Passion + death = living!
– EST: IST – 10.5 hours
MCC – Marylebone Cricket Club – guardian of the laws/spirit of the game
– Feel sorry for the committed spouse,
Feel sorry for the celibate bachelor,
Feel sorry for the promiscuous players.
How about 33% of each combined to form a whole……!? 😜
29.3.19
– Performance philosophy
“As One: Non-philosophy explained to philosophers”
Self-belonging, self-creation & self-overcoming
Hamann-Jacobi & Felix Ravaisson
– Explanans & explanandum
Petitio principii
Tu quoque
– I am a Non-philosopher
1.4.19
– Net run rate
2.4.19
– Theology + politics = ethics
– I’m an apologist for evil! 😈
– The self-determination of GOD
3.4.19
– Bhuna chicken
4.4.19
– Expressing the intuitive:
Verbal (articulation in speech/writing), artistic (drawing, etc.), performative (body movements, etc.)
– Indian lesbians, having steamy fun 😉
5.4.19
– Gregory Palamas
– Movies:
“A Vigilante”
– TV series:
“Bodyguard”
– festooned
malapropism
Family, friends & neighbors
Ugadi; Gudi padwa; Chaitra Sukhladi
aura
patina
SRSP – spiritual, religious, supernatural & paranormal
Soft swap