An Esoteric Guide to Spencer Brown’s Laws of Form #1

(A full PDF of this article can be had here.) George Spencer Brown (in his spirit, I would like to say: "Let George Spencer Brown = GSB"), a logician, engineer, and teacher, wrote a curious little book called Laws of Form, that inspired countless interesting people of widely varying backgrounds.  The book is not a...

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Four Elements Presentation (Master’s Defense)

The following presentation was made literally thirty minutes before my Master's thesis defense, when I thought to myself, hey, I should put together some slides!  Luckily I had everything I needed already... you'll have to imagine how I skilfully (ahem...) wove all the slides into a seamless tapestry.

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Notes on the roots of epistemology in recursion

There is a necessary recursion at the very heart of epistemology. Epistemology can never be founded upon a principle of linearity, where thinking traces its origin to something that lies before thinking, and somehow emerges or grows out of it, because the very existence of this "before", whatever its nature, must always be assumed...

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A Theoretical Beginning

Every moment of transformation enacts an epistemology.  Part of what it means to be human is to have the potential to awaken to this fact, and more: to recognize that the recognition of the inescapable relation between action and epistemology leads to the unfolding of a life-long quest and question: how do I know?...

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Blow your mind with epistemology and ontology!

To begin in the middle: -          There is no “it”, but there is talk about “it”.  Ultimately the talk about “it”, the pointing to “it”, is more fundamental to “it” than anything else, because it is the RELATIONS that are primary: thingness is a subset of relatedness.  Relations are not between two “things” but are...

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The Spiritual Matrix – Transformation on Mobil Ave

---------------------------------------------------- Hello! I'm a huge fan of your lecture/insights re: the Matrix Trilogy.  Can you PLEASE explain to me why after executing his feeling with the result that the sentinels must desist at the end of the second film, neo wakes up (at the start of the 3rd film) in that "parallel" universe with Sati,...

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Goethean Studies Notebook

PDF: Goethean Studies Notebook (40mb) PDF: Higher quality, print version (180mb) This notebook was created as a personal record of the 1999-2000 Goethean Studies program at Rudolf Steiner College. This unique course, conceived of and taught primarily by Dennis Klocek, is still being offered -- it is now called Consciousness Studies. When I took the course,...

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Levels of Dreaming and the Makeup of the Human Being: The Spiritual Ontology of Dreams

By Seth Miller Full PDF Everyone dreams, but few people find sufficient interest in their dreams to move beyond mere curiosity at their strange contents.  Even many who work with dreams as a part of a transformative practice usually concentrate on their content, and only more rarely question their form, ontology, and origins. Exploring these aspects,...

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Workshop – Elemental Transformation: Changing How We Work with Change

Unfortunately, the workshop has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled this Summer; keep an eye out here for the announcement! Form / Re-Form / In-Form / Trans-Form Elemental Transformation: Changing How We Work with Change A hands-on/minds-on workshop with Frank Chester and Seth Miller Saturday, March 20th 9 am – 5 pm Live Oak Charter School Petaluma, CA Pre-registration is required. All workshop materials provided....

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Ahriman and the Internet: Is there a third path?

Context: The following post is prompted by discussion of a recent response I made concerning two essays: the first by Sergei Prokofieff, entitled "The Being of the Internet", in which he argued that the digital media are carriers of such darkness that they are unredeemable, and the second, a reply to Prokofieff, in an article...

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A response to: “Anthroposophy and Waldorf Education: The Web as Will and Idea” – Can Digital Media be Redeemed?

The following is my response to a recent article by Eugene Schwartz entitled "Anthroposophy and Waldorf Education: The Web as Will and Idea", which is Eugene's response to an article by the renowned anthroposophist Sergei Prokofieff, who wrote a remarkable article entitled "The Being of the Internet", in which he argued that the digital media...

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