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Monday, June 6, 2011

Tree of Life — Jewish Version

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: — m759 @ 6:48 PM

Today's midday NY Lottery number was 753, the number of a significant page in Gravity's Rainbow .

An excerpt from that page ((Penguin Classics paperback, June 1, 1995)—

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"… the Abyss had crept intolerably close, only an accident away…."

Midrash— See Ben Stein in this journal. 

But seriously… See "Geometry and Death" in this journal.

See also PlanetMath.org on the Hesse configuration

http://www.log24.com/log/pix11/110108-PlanetMath.jpg

A picture of the Hesse configuration—

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Some context— A Study in Art Education.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Diary of a Comedian

Filed under: General — m759 @ 10:10 AM

From this journal yesterday—

American Spectator – Ben Stein's Diary: Watch …

A vertiginous occlusion  opened at my feet…

From The New York Times  today—

"Isn’t it true that every great comedian operates on the edge of an abyss?"

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Les Mots

Filed under: General — m759 @ 11:07 AM

The White Album – Google Books Result

Joan Didion – 1990 – Fiction – 222 pages
a slippage, a certain vertiginous occlusion  of the imagined and the real, and this slippage was particularly acute the last time I arrived in Honolulu,
books.google.com/books?isbn=0374522219

American Spectator – Ben Stein's Diary: Watch …

A vertiginous occlusion  opened at my feet… …He had so much time to spend with me it was hard to believe… …The food was ghastly, simply horrible,
search.opinionarchives.com/Summary/…/V30I10P52-1.htmCached

"— and such small portions!"

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