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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Midnight in Dostoevsky

Filed under: General — m759 @ 12:00 AM

"But Thou knewest not, it seems, that no sooner would man reject
miracle than he would reject God likewise, for he seeketh less
God than 'a sign' from Him." —The Grand Inquisitor

Update of 1:44 AM—

Seek and Ye Shall Find …

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  The Holy Office —

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Saturday, November 21, 2015

On Logic and Art

Filed under: General — m759 @ 10:30 AM

Black monolith with text from The New Yorker of Nov. 30-- DeLillo on devil worship in 'Midnight in Dostoevsky'

See as well All Souls' Day and November 16.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Midnight in Bakhtin

Filed under: General — m759 @ 8:00 AM

A followup to last midnight's Black Hole Revisited .

See also Victor Turner on liminality, together with Paul Goodman
on public squares, in a post of May 8, 2007

Related material: Midnight in Dostoevsky (St. Andrew's Day, 2009).

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Midnight in Pynchon*

Filed under: General,Geometry — m759 @ 12:00 AM

"It is almost as though Pynchon wishes to
repeat the grand gesture of Joyce’s Ulysses…."

Vladimir Tasic on Pynchon's Against the Day

Related material:

Tasic's Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought  
and Michael Harris's "'Why Mathematics?' You Might Ask"

*See also Occupy Galois Space and Midnight in Dostoevsky.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Ironic Symbols

Filed under: General — m759 @ 1:00 PM

Found on Google today:

Childhood's End-- Overlords as 'ironic symbols of the Devil'

Related material:

Black monolith with text from The New Yorker of Nov. 30-- DeLillo on devil worship in 'Midnight in Dostoevsky'

Sunday, November 29, 2009

“A Structured Sacrifice”

Filed under: General — m759 @ 6:29 PM

Today's homily– from The New York Times–

Latin Mass Appeal.

Related art– 

Black Friday,
Midnight in Dostoevsky, and
A Cross for the Goat Men.

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